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In newly surfaced Howard Stern interview, Trump joked about giving Princess Diana an HIV test
Man arrested near White House had at least nine firearms in vehicle, D.C. police said
N.Korea moving airplanes, boosting defense after U.S. bomber flight
Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill appears doomed after Collins says no
Fort Thompson man is charged with assault in federal court
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Livestock Forage Program could do more for producers, ranchers say
Yield impact of dicamba injury unknown, label changes possible in SD
Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Kernel boys finish ninth at ESD meet
South St. Paul's Stalock continues comeback with Wild
Twins' Polanco honors grandfather's memory with strong play
Lynx's Reeve fuming over 'loserville' effort
For first time in Zimmer era, Vikings offense finally carrying its weight
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
Laura Jean Haiar
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: Did No Two Horns make horse effigy?
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
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
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
July 10, 2013
Two Fish-Wildlife employees killed in Pickstown crash
PICKSTOWN -- Two U.S. Fish and Wildlife employees were killed in a vehicle crash Monday evening near Pickstown. Dr. Robert Allan Klumb,...
July 10, 2013 - 7:18am