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Camp Ripley ceremony honors new commander Kruse
'Gary Munsen Court' back on council agenda
South Dakota tribal meeting facility remains unfinished
South Dakotan among students chosen as Rhodes Scholars
ASTRO BOB: Don your spacesuit, we're going for a ride
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
Community Closet to open in downtown Wagner on Dec. 1
South Dakota corn, soybean, sorghum crops forecast down
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AgweekTV: Presidential Turkeys
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AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Wild's Jason Zucker is already down $17,600 -- and he's hoping for more
Pistons hang on for 100-97 win over Timberwolves
State volleyball roundup: SFC fends off Dakota Valley for Class A title
Thielen is Vikes' feel-good story
Truex claims EcoBoost 400, Series title
What you need in your winter survival kit
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
Shirley Gail Thomsen
Wilma M. Pitts
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LETTER: New ideas for Mitchell's Main Street
LETTER: DC arguments are ridiculous
WOSTER: Enjoy SD's fall landscapes
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
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July 8, 2014
Two area golfers compete in US Amateur qualifier
SIOUX FALLS — Two area golfers competed in the U.S. Amateur Qualifying event Tuesday at Bakker Crossing Golf Course in Sioux Falls. Arron Lickteig, of Marion, took 10th after the the 36-hole event. He shot a 154 and was seven strokes behind winner Samuel Matthew, of Roseville,...
July 8, 2014 - 9:06pm
June 13, 2014
Brokaw hits Pickstown
PICKSTOWN -- In a small town on the bluffs above the Missouri River, Tom Brokaw found what he now describes as the perfect place to grow up. Brokaw,...
June 13, 2014 - 11:14pm
May 7, 2014
Pickstown dedication event for new museum features Tom Brokaw
PICKSTOWN — A dedication ceremony for the new Pickstown museum will start at 2 p.m. on June 13 at the Pickstown Community Center’s Rainbow Room. Keynote speaker will be Tom Brokaw, an eight-year Pickstown resident during the late ’40s and early ’50s. Other scheduled speakers...
May 7, 2014 - 6:53am
May 1, 2014
Annual birding festival flies into Charles Mix County
PICKSTOWN -- As May arrives, so does South Dakota's biggest birding event. Starting today, the Fourth Annual South Dakota Birding Festival...
May 1, 2014 - 6:19pm
April 25, 2014
Around the region
A look at news around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Armour DOUGLAS COUNTY DOESN'T WANT TO SHARE 4-H ADVISER WITH BON HOMME: 4-H leaders in Douglas County have told the county's commissioners they're not in favor of sharing a youth adviser with Bon Homme County. Joel...
April 25, 2014 - 9:10pm
April 18, 2014
Andes Central's Cooney having early success on golf course
PICKSTOWN — Golf is not work or even a game for the Cooneys, but a time to spend together. Mom Deb, father Tom, and brothers Ryan and J.J. have spent many Sundays on the golf course competing against each other and having fun. Some of J.J.’s earliest memories of playing were...
April 18, 2014 - 11:20pm
January 30, 2014
Tribal members honored for role as code talkers
Role of Yankton Sioux brothers in WWII, other code talkers was kept secret for decades.
January 30, 2014 - 6:09am
September 24, 2013
Wagner man falls in river, dies
PICKSTOWN — A Wagner man died in a drowning accident Tuesday, according to the Charles Mix County Sheriff’s Office. A news release from the office said Robert Clemens, 71, was fishing at about 3:30 p.m. from the Spillway Boat Ramp Dock on the Missouri River below Pickstown...
September 24, 2013 - 6:50pm
August 29, 2013
Travis Tritt to perform in Pickstown
August 29, 2013 - 9:57pm
August 27, 2013
Man pleads not guilty in crash that killed pedestrians
Ronald Fischer Jr. is accused of driving drunk, killing two in parking lot.
August 27, 2013 - 7:05am
August 23, 2013
Eagle makes recovery
PICKSTOWN -- An eagle that was rescued from Lake Francis Case above Fort Randall Dam last week is back in the wild. On Saturday, boaters above the dam reported an American bald eagle struggling in the water. Another group of boaters used a large net with a long handle to get the eagle...
August 23, 2013 - 7:06am
August 19, 2013
Bald eagle rescued near Pickstown
PICKSTOWN -- Boaters and local and federal officials banded together over the weekend to rescue an injured bald eagle. Chad Peters, of Wagner, said he was boating on the Missouri River above the Fort Randall Dam by Pickstown on Saturday afternoon when he and family members saw a big...
August 19, 2013 - 10:40pm
August 9, 2013
UPDATE: Life term possible for Pickstown crash suspect
Manslaughter charge added in double-fatal crash.
August 9, 2013 - 7:11am
August 8, 2013
Manslaughter charges added in Pickstown fatal crash
PICKSTOWN -- The man arrested in connection with the July 8 crash that killed two U.S. Fish and Wildlife employees could now be punished with life in prison. Attorney General Marty Jackley and Charles Mix County States Attorney Thomas Deadrick announced today that Ronald Ray Fischer,...
August 8, 2013 - 11:26am
July 30, 2013
Fatal crash suspect in court
LAKE ANDES -- A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for a man accused of causing a July 8 crash that killed two U.S. Fish and Wildlife employees. Ronald Fischer Jr., 29, of Lake Andes, made his initial court appearance Tuesday at the Charles Mix County Courthouse in Lake Andes,...
July 30, 2013 - 5:13pm