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Lawyer says state has a "compelling interest" to reduce appearance of corruption via IM 22
Alpena, Huron men arrested on meth charges
SDRS trustees propose big retirement reforms
Winner woman, former educator pleads not guilty to striking student
Audit questions tribe's spending of $1.4M in grant money
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Kernels' Miller named to Class AA all-state volleyball team
MAC building blocks for the future
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell, Gophers win four relays
TRAXLER: For first time, national title is on the table for Jacks
Defense jumpstarts No. 1 DWU women over Doane
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Laura M. Johnson
James Frank Hinrichs
Carroll M. Hunstad
Lila J. Steiber
HAGEN: Time for more teddy bears
Fighting for What Matters
Lest we forget
OUR VIEW: A win for transparency
Preparing for a lean year
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
August 19, 2016
Thursday night storm drops 5 inches of rain near Howard
HOWARD — Up to five inches of rain and softball sized hail were reported near Howard as a result of a Thursday night storm that blanketed...
August 19, 2016 - 1:08pm
April 26, 2016
Up to 2½ inches of rain expected Wednesday in Mitchell
A storm is heading for Mitchell that could double this month's rain accumulation, despite already wetter-than-normal conditions. According to the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, Mitchell is expected to receive up to 2½ inches of rainfall Wednesday. The upcoming precipitation...
April 26, 2016 - 5:25pm
April 18, 2016
Wet weekend brings an inch of water to Mitchell
Mitchell's wet weekend brought nearly an inch of rain from Friday to Sunday. According to the National Weather Service, Mitchell received 0.08...
April 18, 2016 - 5:22pm
October 24, 2015
Heavy rains swamp Texas, flooding roads, derailing train
Heavy rains swamped Texas overnight, forcing the evacuation of some residents in at least one county, stranding drivers on flooded streets in...
October 24, 2015 - 5:05pm
August 19, 2015
That rainy day feeling
August 19, 2015 - 2:28pm
June 9, 2015
Wet weather continues to boost moisture supplies across SD
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — More rain across South Dakota in the past week boosted field and livestock moisture supplies. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop progress report that topsoil moisture totals were rated 6 percent very short, 14 percent short, 74 percent adequate...
June 9, 2015 - 1:22pm
Hill City cleans up after flash flooding from heavy rains
HILL CITY (AP) — Residents of a small city in western South Dakota have cleaned up after flash flooding that followed heavy rains Saturday. KELO-TV reports some people in Hill City were forced out their homes because of the flooding Saturday. KEVN-TV reports the city got three...
June 9, 2015 - 11:28am
June 8, 2015
Heavy May rains push Pactola Reservoir to record level
RAPID CITY (AP) — Throughout April, Ty Gerbracht, manager for forest recreation at the Pactola Reservoir, had been hoping to avoid a drought, so she prayed for rain. "This is my payback," she told the Rapid City Journal. "I prayed so hard for rain because I didn't want to start...
June 8, 2015 - 9:42am
June 4, 2015
Wet conditions change fishing in South Dakota's Black Hills
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rain, rain, go away. That's what all the fishermen say. Well, 2015 rains have not been listening. The unseasonably wet start to the summer has flooded boat ramps, intensified creek waters and forced anglers elsewhere. Some pro shops advise anglers to...
June 4, 2015 - 1:21pm
June 3, 2015
Storms bring heavy rain and large hail to the Dakotas
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Storms that have passed through the Dakotas this week have dumped heavy rain and large hail and spawned funnel clouds. Storms late Tuesday dropped hail as large as golf balls in the southwestern North Dakota community of Glen Ullin. Resident Amy Heinle...
June 3, 2015 - 10:50am
May 30, 2015
The mud, the muck and the mire
May 30, 2015 - 10:38am
May 27, 2015
Rain boosts soil moisture, hampers planting in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Rain over the past week in South Dakota boosted soil moisture but hampered the planting of crops. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop progress report that topsoil moisture supplies statewide are rated 76 percent adequate to surplus, and subsoil...
May 27, 2015 - 6:39pm
April 10, 2015
Despite rain, precip below average
Though cool, wet systems hung over the region for a few days, Mitchell saw barely more than a quarter of an inch of rain total this week. According to Tim Masters, technician at the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, Mitchell received .26 of an inch of rain this week. "Moisture...
April 10, 2015 - 8:59pm
March 27, 2015
WOSTER: Rain, rain: 'Don't be gone forever'
In late August 2014, a lot of folks living along the Missouri River grew nervous as they watched the water levels increase on some of the South Dakota reservoirs. Still extremely watchful after the record flooding in the spring and summer of 2011, the river dwellers had little...
March 27, 2015 - 4:48pm
March 26, 2015
Recent rains could improve outlook for Texas cattle herds
SAGINAW, Texas (AP) — Rancher Pete Bonds likes what he's seen of the rain in 2015. He is optimistic that the above-average rainfall for North Texas could turn things around for the drought-stricken region. "It's a hell of a lot better than it was," said Bonds, owner of Bonds...
March 26, 2015 - 11:35am