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"Meet the Creator" and closing reception at Dakota Discovery Museum
Vegetation management planned on Missouri River sandbars
Man arrested after two crashes, injuring passenger
Platte-Geddes using grants to enhance ag, welding programs
Scotland city council limits timeframe for fireworks
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
South Dakota milk production up 6 percent in July
Area high school volleyball roundup: Hanson advances to championship
DWU golfer records ace
Chamberlain wins Mobridge-Pollock golf Invite
DWU releases men's basketball schedule
DWU wrestling team signs 10
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Radical Islam worse than perceived
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
June 19, 2016
Storm in Hutchinson County causes power outages, tree damage
Wind, rain and hail caused power outages and tree damage late Friday evening in Hutchinson County. Hutchinson County officials said there were...
June 19, 2016 - 10:07am
March 30, 2016
WILTZ: Current background checks are plenty thorough
It was about 48 years ago when Betsy and I drove to Olivet in order to change our voter registrations from Democrat to Independent. It probably had to do with gun control, as I had recently become of life member of the National Rifle Association. Politics-wise, we were like many young...
March 30, 2016 - 1:47pm
December 23, 2014
Catching up with former area athletes: Sutera, Winne lead Mount Marty women
Raquel Sutera and April Winne chipped in to help the Mount Marty women's basketball team top Dakota State University on Dec. 17 in Madison. Sutera, a Tabor native, scored 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the Lancers. Winne, a native of Olivet, added 12 points and four assists....
December 23, 2014 - 4:28pm
July 11, 2014
JRWDD gives $2K for Hutchinson County project
OLIVET -- The James River Water Development District has approved a funding request of $2,087.50 to help ease issues caused by flooding in Hutchinson County's Capital Township. The JRWDD met Thursday morning in Yankton to discuss riverbank stabilization of the James River about two...
July 11, 2014 - 4:40pm
Nagel rounding out youth career at nationals
SPRINGFIELD — A youth rodeo career that started when Chesney Nagel was 8 years old, competing in local 4-H rodeos, will end at the sport’s biggest stage for high schoolers at the 66th annual National High School Rodeo Finals in Rock Springs, Wyo. The event begins Sunday and runs...
July 11, 2014 - 12:05am
April 8, 2014
Hutchison Co. board OKs wind turbine deal
OLIVET -- The Hutchinson County Board of Adjustment approved Tuesday night for B&H Wind to construct 10 408-foot wind turbines in Oak Hollow Township as part of an 80- megawatt power project. The meeting drew a crowd of 50 to the county commissioners room. The wind project will...
April 8, 2014 - 5:36pm
April 7, 2014
Farm equipment destroyed in Friday fire
OLIVET -- A Friday fire at a farmstead about one mile north of Olivet destroyed several large pieces of farm equipment, but left a machine shed largely intact. According to Menno Fire Chief Scott Simonsen, firefighters were notified of the fire shortly before 4 a.m.
April 7, 2014 - 10:33pm
October 22, 2013
Maddix Myles Hofer
A boy, Maddix Myles Hofer, was born on Sept. 4, 2013, to Gideon and Jolene Hofer, Olivet, at Avera St. Benedict’s Hospital, Parkston. Grandparents are Willy and Elizabeth Wipf, Milnor, N.D.; and George and Rachel Hofer, Olivet.
October 22, 2013 - 6:57am
September 11, 2013
Hofer birth announcement
A boy, Maddix Myles Hofer, was born on Sept. 4, 2013, to Gideon and Jolene Hofer, Olivet, at Avera St. Benedict's Hospital, Parkston. Grandparents are Willy and Elizabeth Wipf, Milnor, N.D.; and George and Rachel Hofer, Olivet.
September 11, 2013 - 10:32am
August 13, 2013
Hofer birth announcement
A girl, Lily Rayne Hofer, was born on Aug. 8, 2013, to Robert and Rachel Hofer, Olivet, at St. Benedict's Hospital, Parkston. Grandparents are Andy and Lena Hofer and George and Rachel Hofer, all of Olivet.
August 13, 2013 - 9:42pm
August 10, 2013
STORM UPDATE: Camper tipped, crops damaged in Parkston area
A severe thunderstorm tore through the area Saturday night, bringing welcome rain but also damaging hail and wind. The Parkston and Dimock...
August 10, 2013 - 8:19pm
June 25, 2013
Fanning wins steer wrestling, advances
Before a go, Cameron Fanning visualizes himself wrestling the steer perfectly. The visualization paid off for the sophomore as he won the steer wrestling event at the South Dakota High School Rodeo State Finals Sunday in Belle Fourche. Heading into state, Fanning earned 26 points...
June 25, 2013 - 12:09am
October 13, 2012
U.S. Postal Service plans area post office public meetings soon
The U.S. Postal Service will hold a public meeting at each of the 13,000 rural post offices where it plans to reduce operating hours. Those individuals interested in having their say about the changes planned in their area will be able to fill out a survey in lieu of onsite participation. ...
October 13, 2012 - 6:34am
July 15, 2012
Dykstra, Hauck recieve scholarships
Danica Dykstra, New Holland; and Erika Hauck, Olivet, both received scholarships for incoming freshmen at Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa. Dykstra was awarded a presidential scholarship and Hauck was awarded an honors scholarship.
July 15, 2012 - 11:22pm
February 21, 2012
Andre Randy Waldner
A boy, Andre Randy Waldner, was born on Feb. 18, 2012, to Randy and Marie Waldner, Silver Lake Colony, Clark, at Prairie Lake Hospital, Watertown. He joins siblings: Alex, Isaiah and Rochelle. Grandparents are Emanuel and Kate Waldner, Clark; and George and Rachel Hofer,...
February 21, 2012 - 7:34am