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Trump defends his comments on Virginia white nationalist rally, blames media
Email from January 2011 shows Schopp knew about GEAR UP
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe completes water pipeline
Mitchell VFW gets helping hand from county commissioners
Trump will not pardon former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio at Phoenix rally, White House says
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
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
Kernels sweep RC Central, Vermillion
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
Keillor: Never been here before
LETTER: Dismayed with SD officials' response to Trump
THUNE: There's nowhere else I'd rather be
MERCER: Time to revisit state laws on open records
Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
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
March 10, 2017
Parker knocks down Avon in Class B consolation round
HURON—The first 2 minutes and 20 seconds of their Class B consolation semifinal went smoothly for the Avon girls basketball team. However,...
March 10, 2017 - 4:45pm
March 3, 2017
Shooting woes doom Scotland boys
FREEMAN — Scotland only scored eight points in the second half and fell to Parker in the District 9B boys basketball championship 52-34 Friday night at Freeman High School. Camden Bialas and Shane Casten each scored 12 points for the Pheasants (14-7) and Bialas had nine rebounds....
March 3, 2017 - 11:48pm
March 1, 2017
Platte-Geddes headed back to Class A for sports
PIERRE — After four years in Class B for most sports, Platte-Geddes is moving back up in classification once more. The Black Panthers are...
March 1, 2017 - 10:33pm
February 2, 2017
Area basketball roundup: Selland sinks 2,000th career point
CORSICA — Myah Selland scored her 2,000th career point in No. 2 Sanborn Central/Woonsocket's 61-34 girls basketball victory over Corsica-Stickney...
February 2, 2017 - 11:09pm
July 20, 2016
Officials approve egg farm that will use cage-free barns
PARKER (AP) — Officials in Turner County have approved an egg farm that will house up to 2.5 million chickens in cage-free barns. The county's Board of Adjustment on Tuesday unanimously approved the project that will be located near Parker. The approval for the project proposed...
July 20, 2016 - 12:23pm
June 27, 2016
Company looks to expand egg farm plan, use cage-free barns
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls company wants to expand its proposed egg farm near Parker from 500,000 chickens to 2.5 million birds in cage free barns. Backers of the plan say it would help economic development in Turner County, particularly for grain farmers. Some residents are...
June 27, 2016 - 4:53pm
June 6, 2016
Centerville man convicted on rape, incest charges
PARKER (AP) — A Turner County jury has convicted a Centerville man of third degree rape and other charges. Attorney General Marty Jackley says that 35-year-old Benjamin Thomas is being held at the Turner County Jail. Thomas was also convicted on one count each of aggravated incest,...
June 6, 2016 - 3:27pm
April 20, 2016
MCM girls, Freeman boys take Parker Invite
PARKER — With three finishers in the top five, the McCook Central/Montrose girls golf team won the Parker Invitational Tuesday at Par Mar Valley Golf Course. The Fighting Cougars scored 300 as a team and were 18 strokes ahead of second-place Parker at day's end, with Alcester-Hudson...
April 20, 2016 - 12:17am
March 14, 2016
Opponent of Parker egg farm alleges open meetings violation
PARKER (AP) — The lawyer for opponents of a large egg-laying facility planned near Parker is challenging whether a Turner County board that approved the project improperly met behind closed doors. The Argus Leader reports that Clay County State's Attorney Teddi Gertsma is handling...
March 14, 2016 - 12:34pm
February 24, 2016
Area girls basketball playoffs: Tigers advance in District 8B
Bailey Rudebusch's double-double helped pave the way for the Howard girls basketball team in District 8B playoff action, defeating Bridgewater-Emery...
February 24, 2016 - 12:20am
February 10, 2016
Controversial 500,000-chicken farm 1 step closer to reality
PARKER (AP) — Turner County has given conditional approval to an egg-laying facility that aims to bring 500,000 chickens to a site near Parker. The county's board of adjustment voted unanimously Tuesday to conditionally approve the application by Sonstegard Foods after nearly two...
February 10, 2016 - 12:47pm
October 2, 2015
LETTER: Home schooling part of SD's freedoms
To the Editor: This is a very poorly researched article on home schooling. I suggest you contact the state home-schooling organization, or any of the myriad home-schooling groups around the state of South Dakota that serve hundreds of smart, decent, academically oriented young South...
October 2, 2015 - 11:18pm
September 30, 2015
Judge gives win to opponents of planned egg-laying operation
PARKER (AP) — A judge has struck down Turner County's zoning ordinance, providing at least a temporary victory for opponents of a large egg-laying operation planned near Parker. Sioux Falls-based Sonstegard Foods plans to put 6 million birds on a farm 2½ miles from Parker,...
September 30, 2015 - 12:40pm
August 28, 2015
Court arguments made in Parker chicken farm dispute
PARKER (AP) — A dispute over a large egg-laying operation planned near Parker remains on hold as a judge considers whether area residents had enough chance to weigh in on changes to Turner County's zoning rules. Sioux Falls-based Sonstegard Foods plans to put 6 million birds...
August 28, 2015 - 12:50pm
August 24, 2015
Battle over large egg-laying operation going before judge
PARKER (AP) — A dispute over a large egg-laying operation planned near Parker in southeastern South Dakota goes before a judge in Turner County this week. Sioux Falls-based Sonstegard Foods plans to put 6 million birds on a farm 2½ miles from Parker and half a mile from the...
August 24, 2015 - 1:48pm