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Mitchell Christian takes festival title
Up and Get It 4-H club holds March meeting
Productive education means tracking your results
GBR teams win state competition
People, funds still needed for Impact Lives Food Pack
McDonald's vows 'modern' makeover amid U.S. sales struggle
Corn forecast down for 2015
USDA says South Dakota's hog and pig numbers up 8 percent
Farmer tries to find balance with genetically modified crops
AgweekTV: 53rd Annual International Sugarbeet Institute at the Fargodome
Recent rains could improve outlook for Texas cattle herds
Tigers snap skid, sweep Briar Cliff
RFA-25 set for April 10 in Sioux Falls
Pfeifer focused on growing as Division I referee
Catching up with former area athletes: Kraft finds success in first 3K steeple chase race
SDSU sweeps DWU baseball team
Weber birth announcement.
Toastmasters hold meeting March 19
Heartland Quilters Guild holds March meeting
Davison County Salon No. 80 holds March meeting
Mitchell Area Garden Club holds March meeting
Richard Lee Wadleigh
Kay Joan Bade
Jeffrey Alan Dahl
Clarence Lee "Kenny" Goldhammer
Arlet Bernita Liedtke
COLUMN: Mitchell is where this family's heart is
Step away from the minivan, Mom, and don't feel so guilty
Oink if it smells like free trade
WOSTER: Why the world is messed up
Acts of Faith: Both fans, opponents of Indiana's religious freedom law assume it does more than it does
WILTZ: Too old? Too crippled? I don't think so
WILTZ: Too old? Too crippled? I don't think so
SD extends comment period for Black Hills fisheries plans
Plans to stock Atlantic salmon in Lake Oahe delayed
Rapid City businessman pushes for more Black Hills walleyes
March 24, 2015
CBH conference wins both all-star games
ALEXANDRIA -- The Custer Battlefield Highway Conference won both the boys and girls high school basketball all-star games on Tuesday in Alexandria. CBH defeated the Cornbelt Conference 71-64 in the girls contest, while the CBH boys won 85-82. Sanborn Central/Woonsocket's Morgan...
March 24, 2015 - 11:25pm
March 23, 2015
Athlete of the week: Renken's work ethic propels basketball success
MOUNT VERNON -- Cody Renken leads by example. The Mount Vernon senior has been that way through his entire basketball career, and it was in display over the weekend at the Class A state boys basketball tournament in Rapid City. "He doesn't announce his leadership," said Mount Vernon/Plankinton...
March 23, 2015 - 10:19pm
Four suffer injuries in rollover crash
PLANKINTON — Four people were transported to the hospital from injuries sustained following a rollover crash Friday four miles west of Plankinton. Heidi Geyer, 44, of White Lake, was traveling on Interstate 90 at 6:45 p.m. when she attempted to pass another vehicle and lost...
news / local
March 23, 2015 - 4:15pm
March 21, 2015
Titans run out of steam, fall to Lennox
RAPID CITY -- Fatigue from playing three games in three days plagued No. 6 Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Saturday The Titans fell 65-55 to No. 8 Lennox in the seventh-place game of the Class A state boys basketball tournament at the Rushmore Civic Center in Rapid City. "We just didn't...
March 21, 2015 - 7:48pm
March 20, 2015
SD state boys basketball results
Class B in Aberdeen Thursday's results No. 8 Hitchcock-Tulare 54, No. 1 Faith 40 No. 5 Hanson 56, No. 4 Wolsey-Wessington 55 No. 2 White River 61, No. 7 Parker 57 No. 3 Langford Area 49, No. 6 Gregory 36 Friday's games No. 4 Wolsey-Wessington 63, No. 1 Faith 50 No. 7 Parker...
March 20, 2015 - 10:46pm
Late run lifts Cavaliers over Titans
RAPID CITY -- St. Thomas More used a late run to pull away and beat Mount Vernon/Plankinton 55-43 Friday at the Class A state boys basketball tournament. Leading 40-37 with 2:23 left, St. Thomas More (14-10) got two free throws on a foul, two more on a bench technical and a 3-pointer...
March 20, 2015 - 7:57pm
March 19, 2015
MVP suffers first-round loss to Dell Rapids
RAPID CITY -- For Dell Rapids sophomore Sheldon Siemonsma, his job looked pretty simple Thursday night: catch and shoot. Siemonsma led the Quarriers to a 65-46 win over Mount Vernon/Plankinton in the opening round of the Class A state boys basketball tournament at the Rushmore...
March 19, 2015 - 11:24pm
Cornbelt vs. CBH all-star game to be held Tuesday
The Cornbelt vs. Custer Battlefield Highway all-star basketball games will be played on Tuesday at the Hanson school gymnasium in Alexandria. Bridgewater-Emery, Hanson, Menno, Freeman, Marion, Canistota and Howard boys and girls players will represent the Cornbelt teams. CBH teams...
March 19, 2015 - 2:34pm
March 18, 2015
Titan boys set for rematch with Dell Rapids
MOUNT VERNON -- After suffering its worst loss of the season to Dell Rapids, the Mount Vernon/Plankinton boys basketball team is ready for a rematch. The Titans head into the Class A state boys basketball tournament on a seven-game winning streak with revenge on their minds. The...
March 18, 2015 - 7:47pm
March 16, 2015
Athlete of the week: Karst has third highest scoring average at Class A state tourney
PLANKINTON -- Makaela Karst proved why she's so valuable over of the weekend at the Class A state girls basketball tournament. When Mount Vernon/Plankinton's leading scorer and South Dakota State commit Megan Bultsma was getting double- and triple-teamed, Karst was there to keep...
March 16, 2015 - 4:31pm
March 15, 2015
Titans bounce back to finish third
WATERTOWN -- Mount Vernon/Plankinton head coach Bill Marquardt wasn’t sure how his team was going to respond after suffering a devastating overtime loss. The Titans, who fell to Elk Point-Jefferson in the semifinals, responded robustly -- in front of a pro-Webster crowd -- on...
March 15, 2015 - 5:55pm
March 14, 2015
Titans take third
WATERTOWN -- Mount Vernon/Plankinton head coach Bill Marquardt wasn't sure how his team was going to respond after suffering a devastating overtime loss to Elk Point-Jefferson in the semifinals on Friday. The Titans responded robustly -- in front of a pro-Webster crowd -- claiming...
March 14, 2015 - 8:36pm
Plankinton man celebrates 79th
PLANKINTON — Vern "Pappy" Leftwich, Plankinton, will celebrate his 79th birthday on Thursday, March 19. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to Box 21, Plankinton, S.D., 57368.
life / celebrations
March 14, 2015 - 5:12pm
March 13, 2015
Titans come up short in semis
WATERTOWN -- At the end of regulation, it looked as if the Mount Vernon/Plankinton girls basketball team was going to complete an eight-point...
March 13, 2015 - 10:47pm
Future Jackrabbit a major asset for Titans
WATERTOWN — After her high school career, Megan Bultsma will continue wearing blue. The 6-foot-3 junior center, who has helped the Mount...
March 13, 2015 - 9:37pm