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Whitney: Perfect timing for high school board seat
New state forester named for South Dakota
Wessington Springs tornado fund nears $150,000
Insurers owe $2,600 in refunds in South Dakota
Harrisburg man admits emptying grandmother's savings account
Candidate sues Secretary of State to get on ballot
Thune sounds alarm as railroad backlog deepens
Noem calls on Senate to pass Highway Trust Fund bill
SD Libertarian Party hopes to prove relevance
Pressler: Memorial at Wounded Knee needed
Wheat Growers welcomes Scotland native as agronomy sales manager
Mitchell Poet plant’s manager proud of company’s mission, people
Schulz joins Tastefully Simple as consultant
Woonsocket man volunteers for Beef Bucks program
Tourism department sells scenic SD with ads, social media
Waddell ready to make a splash
Amateur baseball roundup: Mudcats advance, Nolz strikes out 17
DWU adds junior pitcher
Friday's sports schedule
State Legion tourney in Tabor for first time in 30 years
At the Movies
Mitchell groups give money to relief fund in Wessington Springs
Wells Fargo gives money to Red Cross
Thune Selects Nagys for 2014 Angels in Adoption Award
Sussanna Kay Bannwarth
Sana De Jong
Greg Evan Uken, (Ace)
THUNE: EPA power grab evidence of out-of-touch administration
OUR VIEW: Corn Palace domes deserve chance to live on
GUEBERT: Missouri to vote on 'right to farm'
ADVICE: Always take time for family
MUCH OBLIGED: Thanks to all for tornado help
Report says Prairie Pothole region losing wetlands
Survey finds support for Atlantic salmon in Oahe
Bighorn sheep transplants chosen carefully
Forest Service expands ban on exploding targets
WILTZ: Maine stripers - Scratch 'em off my bucket list
August 6, 2013
Kimball celebrates 20th Kolache Day
KIMBALL -- Kimball will celebrate its 20th annual Kolache Day on Saturday in the town's Main Street park. Entries must be submitted by 11:30 a.m. with judging starting at noon. Awards will go to first-, second- and third-place winners. An auction of the items will be held after judging....
life / food
August 6, 2013 - 2:48pm
July 31, 2013
NCAA star inspires Crow Creek youth
FORT THOMPSON -- Shoni Schimmel signed autographs, posed for pictures and re-lived basketball memories. For the rest of this week in Fort...
July 31, 2013 - 9:12pm
July 30, 2013
Gregory co-op called regulatory success
GREGORY -- The elevator goes by Interstate Commodities Inc., Gregory branch -- successor of Gregory Farmers Elevator -- a cooperative that failed...
news / business
July 30, 2013 - 10:38pm
Presho farmer pushes for farmer lien rights
PRESHO -- Dennis Stanley, of Presho, thinks South Dakota farmers should by law have a first lien on delivered grain -- even on credit-sale contracts...
news / state / business
July 30, 2013 - 10:32pm
Mahaffey benefit rescheduled due to conflict
A benefit for Charlie Mahaffey has been moved to 2 p.m. Sunday due to a conflict of a playoff game for the Mount Vernon baseball team this past weekend. The Mahaffey fundraiser will be held at Mount Vernon's ballpark. It will still feature softball, floats and haircuts with a...
July 30, 2013 - 7:08am
July 28, 2013
Mount Vernon continues opt-out
The Mount Vernon School District is renewing its $200,000-a-year opt-out. The opt-out will be for four years, starting with 2013, payable in 2014, and will go through taxes payable in 2017. "Without it, it would make things very, very difficult," said Mount Vernon School District...
July 28, 2013 - 10:17pm
July 27, 2013
Tripp-Delmont superintendents elected to SDSSA
The South Dakota School Superintendents Association held the annual conference on July 16. During the convention Lynn Vlasman, Tripp-Delmont Schools, was elected treasurer and Jason Bailey, Bridgewater-Emery, was elected as a regional representative. The group also selected Al...
life / business
July 27, 2013 - 11:07pm
July 26, 2013
Smallest county seat in US now in Gann Valley
AMIDON, N.D. (AP) -- A sign outside the tiny southwestern North Dakota town of Amidon boasting it's the smallest county seat in the nation still stands, but the designation doesn't. As of the 2010 U.S. census, three other county seats slipped below Amidon in population and Gann Valley,...
July 26, 2013 - 12:12pm
Tyndall Cancer Walk set for Saturday
TYNDALL -- The second annual Bon Homme County Cancer Walk is this Saturday evening in Tyndall. Event coordinator Amanda Souhrada said the walk will start at 8:30 p.m. with a survivors lap at the city park around the pond. Regular laps will follow. The evening will end at...
July 26, 2013 - 7:49am
July 25, 2013
Platte rec area sees visitor increase
PLATTE -- Weather and walleye fishing are bringing more campers to South Dakota's state parks. Snake Creek, a state Game, Fish and Parks campground and recreation area about eight miles southwest of Platte, is seeing a boost in revenue. Snake Creek District Manager Dave...
outdoors / life
July 25, 2013 - 8:02am
Water flowing again in Salem
SALEM -- The city of Salem has restored water service to its residents, who had been in a water shortage since Monday when two of the city's three wells broke down. According to the city's website, the two broken wells were repaired Wednesday, and all three of the city's wells are...
July 25, 2013 - 12:19am
Father, son crash car into pond
MOUNT VERNON -- A father and son each face charges after crashing their car into a pond Wednesday morning south of Mount Vernon, authorities...
life / news
July 25, 2013 - 12:12am
July 24, 2013
Kimball to host Desperado Days this weekend
KIMBALL -- Didn't get enough rodeo-related events over the weekend in Mitchell? Head to the rodeo grounds in Kimball for Desperado Days, which has events for the whole family scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Kids 5 and younger...
life / entertainment
July 24, 2013 - 7:43am
July 23, 2013
Lake Andes man arrested for vehicular homicide
A Lake Andes man has been arrested on two counts of vehicular homicide. Ronald Fischer Jr., 28, voluntarily surrendered himself Tuesday to the Charles Mix County sheriff. A warrant had been issued for his arrest for a fatal crash on July 8 in Pickstown. The crash killed Dr. Robert...
July 23, 2013 - 4:28pm
Salem residents without water for second day
SALEM (AP) -- Contractors are expected to travel to the southeastern South Dakota city of Salem on Tuesday to help restore water to residents. KELO-TV reports that residents in Salem have been without water since Monday. Contractors are expected to fix two broken water wells. In...
July 23, 2013 - 3:48pm