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Trump's threat to shut down government over border wall raises stakes for lawmakers
Three reclusive Seattle brothers, aged 82, 80 and 78, accused of child sex abuse
Wednesday need-to-know: 5 stories
Former Whiskey Creek employee pleads guilty to stealing money from restaurant
Amid Minnesota's measles outbreak, opponents of vaccines step up efforts
Google's newest Android operating system gets its official name: Oreo
Macy's to restructure merchandising unit, cut 100 jobs
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
SD ag, fishing officials update water issue
Officials seek trucking help for donated drought-relief hay
Seeing red: Take a trip to Wisconsin's cranberry marshes
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
ESPN removes Robert Lee from calling U-Va. game in Charlottesville because of his name
First Mitchell Quarterback Club of the season set for today
Area prep volleyball roundup: Jaguars outlast Bearcats
Young Golden Eagles looking to build
Opening-night thriller: No. 3 Mitchell rallies to edge No. 4 Aberdeen in five sets
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
John A. Fillaus
Harold W. Bietz
DAUGAARD: There's something for everyone at the State Fair
WOSTER: Musings about tractor mowing
BANDA: From Parmesan to Gruyere to ricotta, here are ways to eat and appreciate this palate pleaser
Keillor: Never been here before
LETTER: Dismayed with SD officials' response to Trump
Wiltz: Adventures at Isle Royale National Park
South Dakota graduate student conducts fox study
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
James and Karen Geppert
July 20, 2017
Newell hard hit by storms packing 100 mph winds
NEWELL (AP) — Property owners in Butte County are tallying damage from this week's powerful storm that pummeled homes, schools and other buildings with near hurricane-strength winds, torrential rain and baseball-sized hail. Workers boarded up dozens of shattered windows in the Newell...
July 20, 2017 - 1:24pm
October 29, 2016
67-year-old woman killed in Butte County car-tractor crash identified
NEWELL (AP) — A two-vehicle crash in Butte County involving a car and a piece of farm equipment killed a 67-year-old Newell woman. The Highway Patrol says Beverly Winkler was driving a car that rear-ended a tractor pulling a farm implement on U.S. Highway 212 west of Newell. Authorities...
October 29, 2016 - 10:19am
October 28, 2016
Car-tractor crash in Butte County kills 67-year-old woman
NEWELL (AP) — A two-vehicle crash in Butte County involving a car and a piece of farm equipment killed a 67-year-old woman. The Highway Patrol says the woman was driving a car that rear-ended a tractor pulling a farm implement on U.S. Highway 212 west of Newell. Authorities say...
October 28, 2016 - 10:56am
October 20, 2016
Government horses roam South Dakota lottery winner's land
NEWELL (AP) — A South Dakota man who won a $232 million Powerball jackpot in 2009 is now getting paid to let government horses roam his land. More than 900 excess horses chosen from free-roaming herds on Bureau of Land Management ranges in other states are now grazing on a pasture...
October 20, 2016 - 5:47pm
August 1, 2016
Authorities ID man killed in Meade County motorcycle crash
NEWELL (AP) — Authorities have identified a 65-year-old man who died in a motorcycle crash near Newell. The Highway Patrol says Dale Shull of Sneads Ferry, North Carolina, was driving a motorcycle that went in a ditch off U.S. Highway 212 in Meade County and hit an embankment. The...
August 1, 2016 - 11:09am
July 31, 2016
Man killed in motorcycle crash near Newell
NEWELL (AP) — The South Dakota Highway Patrol says a 65-year-old man died in a motorcycle crash near Newell. Troopers say the crash happened Friday night, after the motorcycle went into a ditch and hit and embankment on U.S. Highway 212. The man was pronounced dead at the scene....
July 31, 2016 - 12:35pm
May 4, 2014
Newell program gives racehorses a second chance
RAPID CITY (AP) — Dale Simanton had worked with horses all his life, but when the recession hit his thoroughbred-breeding business he had to find a new way to stay in the industry he loved. He traded one of his yearlings for an old, gray racehorse named "Wicked Walt" — and...
May 4, 2014 - 11:08pm
January 27, 2014
Black Hills Power closing four service centers in SD
RAPID CITY (AP) — Black Hills Power is closing customer service centers in Belle Fourche, Newell, Deadwood and Hot Springs. Officials say the decision is based on customers’ ability to pay bills online or over the telephone, and a 45 percent drop in walk-in traffic over the...
January 27, 2014 - 7:04am
June 5, 2013
Hope Quorra-Ann Smith
A girl, Hope Quorra-Ann Smith, was born on May 21, 2013, to Coleen and Ryan Smith, Mitchell, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell. Grandparents...
June 5, 2013 - 8:19am
October 2, 2012
Newell man pleads not guilty to DUI death in MT crash
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- A 65-year-old South Dakota man has denied charges that he was driving drunk in July and caused a crash in southwestern Montana that killed a Wisconsin woman. Garry Lee Griffin of Newell pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide while under the influence during...
October 2, 2012 - 8:39am
January 20, 2012
Fire destroys main street building in Newell, SD
NEWELL (AP) -- Fire has destroyed a main street building in the western South Dakota town of Newell. The Thursday night blaze destroyed a building that had recently been converted into a practice facility for the local high school's wrestling squad. Butte County Sheriff Fred Lamphere...
January 20, 2012 - 9:51am