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Lake Andes man charged with vehicular homicide for April crash that left his brother dead
Overcoming addictions: 3 graduate from Mitchell treatment programs
New business conflict-disclosure law confronts many state board appointees
Hitchcock pool to open Saturday
The superbug that doctors have been dreading just reached the US
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
AgweekTV: Selling the farm
Governor's Agricultural Summit coming to Brookings next week
Judge orders rancher to repay USDA $65K for loan he misused
South Dakota farmers make progress with corn and soybeans
Farmer, soldier, veteran, hero: Korea vet credits war survival to life on the farm
Genant gunning for top finish in shot put
Kernels set for state meet
With injuries behind him, Kuil hopes for strong state showing
Mitchell improves on team mark at ESD tournament
Amateur baseball roundup: Alexandria shuts out Mudcats
Mitchell woman celebrates 90th
Heartland Quilt Guild holds May 7 meeting
DAV Auxiliary holds May meeting
Pleasure Pals meet in May
Friendship Circle CFEL Club holds May meeting
Vivian Elaine Dreessen
The summer of flooding, 2011 recalled
Trade deals going nowhere
Commencements reflect individual educational value
OUR VIEW: Coping training should be requirement for law enforcement
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Pheasant season provides financial boost
Local archery club to host annual carp shoot
WILTZ: On egg farms and SD's underappreciated fighting fish
Free deer tags for landowners?
MAYER: Finally enjoying South Dakota's great outdoors
April 14, 2016
Bon Homme boys, Burke/South Central girls win SESD tournament
YANKTON — The boys golf team from Bon Homme and the girls golf team from Burke/South Central each took home titles from Southeast South Dakota Small Schools golf meet at Fox Run Golf Course in Yankton. The Cavaliers fired a score of 250 on the par-72 course to edge second-place...
April 14, 2016 - 11:54pm
April 12, 2016
MVP teams win at Wagner Relays
WAGNER—The Mount Vernon/Plankinton boys and girls track and field team each took first place at the Wagner Relays on Tuesday in Wagner. The Titan boys finished with 161 points, while the MVP girls had 153 points at the 10-team event. MVP's Dane Rihanek won the 400-meter dash...
April 12, 2016 - 11:41pm
April 5, 2016
Denning, Durfee, Poppe, Aaker named region coaches of the year
Mount Vernon/Plankinton boys basketball head coach Eric Denning has been named the Region 7 coach of the year by the South Dakota Basketball Coaches Association. McCook Central/Montrose's Doug Durfee was named the Region 5 girls coach of the year, while Avon's Brad Poppe was named...
April 5, 2016 - 12:05am
April 1, 2016
Mr. and Miss Basketball nominees announced
The nominees for the Mr. and Miss Basketball awards in South Dakota have been announced, with four area players under consideration. Canistota's Shay Jolley is up for the boys award, while Hanson's Kynedi Cheeseman, Mount Vernon/Plankinton's Megan Bultsma and Winner's Allison Cox...
April 1, 2016 - 10:42pm
Area players selected for Pentagon all-star game
Six area prep basketball seniors will participate in the South Dakota Basketball Coaches Association/Sanford Pentagon all-star games. In the girls games, Hanson's Kynedi Cheeseman will play for the Blue team, while Wagner's Ali Kuca, Winner's Allison Cox and Mount Vernon/Plankinton...
April 1, 2016 - 10:42pm
March 31, 2016
Bultsma, Koepsell, Cox lead Class A girls all-state picks
Three area Class A girls basketball standouts were selected as first-team all-state players by the South Dakota Basketball Coaches Association for their efforts during the 2015-16 season. Megan Bultsma of Mount Vernon/Plankinton, Morgan Koepsell of McCook Central/Montrose and Allison...
March 31, 2016 - 12:14am
March 21, 2016
Small grass fire quickly put out in Plankinton
PLANKINTON—Firefighters in Plankinton were able to put out a small grass fire in about 15 minutes on Monday. According Plankinton Fire Chief Jeff Briggs, flames from a burning garbage pile likely caused the small grass fire less than 1 mile east of Plankinton. The fire started...
News / local
March 21, 2016 - 5:08pm
March 20, 2016
State notebook: MVP's Deinert wins Spirit of Su
Mount Vernon/Plankinton's Tate Deinert led the local contingent of award-winners at the state basketball tournaments this weekend. Deinert, a senior for the Titans, was awarded the Spirit of Su award at the Class A state tournament in Rapid City. The award annually goes to a senior...
March 20, 2016 - 11:58pm
March 19, 2016
Aberdeen Roncalli outlasts Mount Vernon/Plankinton
RAPID CITY—The Mount Vernon/Plankinton boys basketball team's season came to an end in heartbreaking fashion on Saturday. No. 8 Aberdeen...
March 19, 2016 - 4:12pm
Strong second half carries Warriors over Titans
RAPID CITY—In what coach Brett Gardner described as a "pride game." the Winner boys basketball team rose to the occasion. Facing a six-point...
sports / prep
March 19, 2016 - 12:43am
March 18, 2016
Around the region: March 19
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Plankinton 1900 MAT PRESENTED TO AURORA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY: At the regular monthly meeting of the Plankinton City Council on March 7, Mayor Joe Staller presented an Aurora County plat map, with a copyright...
News / local
March 18, 2016 - 4:47pm
No. 6 Titans fall flat against No. 3 Dakota Valley
RAPID CITY—The Mount Vernon/Plankinton boys basketball team likes to play fast. On Thursday, Dakota Valley played faster. The No. 3 Panthers...
March 18, 2016 - 12:56am
March 16, 2016
SCW boys, MVP and Ethan girls each have two CBH first team players
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket led the Custer Battlefield Highway boys first-team all conference selections with two players selected as representatives, while Ethan and Mount Vernon Plankinton had two first-teamers each on the girls side. Blackhawks players Brady Tiede and Dillon Moore...
March 16, 2016 - 10:08pm
March 14, 2016
Experienced Titans prepping for state
MOUNT VERNON—The Mount Vernon/Plankinton boys basketball team is hoping the second time's the charm. Heading back to the Class A boys basketball...
sports / prep
March 14, 2016 - 11:49pm
Four Titans land on all-SESD teams
Four Mount Vernon/Plankinton girls basketball players were named to the all-Southeastern South Dakota conference team announced on Monday. Megan Bultsma and Makaela Karst earned first-team honors, while Payleen O'Day and Erin Denning were named to the third team. Bultsma averaged...
March 14, 2016 - 11:47pm