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Monday storms drop hail, rain on region
South Dakota has the No. 1 ranked community college system in U.S; ND, Minn. not far behind
Weather dampers viewing of solar eclipse in Mitchell
Man accused of killing a journalist on his private submarine 'buried her at sea,' police say
U.S. farmers confused by Monsanto weed killer's complex instructions
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Officials seek trucking help for donated drought-relief hay
Seeing red: Take a trip to Wisconsin's cranberry marshes
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
The NFL again is talking about shortening the preseason. Will it ever happen?
Dempsey's late PK sends Sounders past Minnesota United
State amateur baseball tournament brings in $54K
Experienced Kernels ready for new season
Players stepping into new roles for DWU volleyball team
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
MERCER: Time to revisit state laws on open records
Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
You're only as strong as your weakest LinkedIn profile
Love is an untidy, long story
Trump terrible, but Democrats impotent
South Dakota graduate student conducts fox study
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
James and Karen Geppert
July 19, 2017
Two new Harry Potter books to be released in October
The Hogwarts universe is set to expand by an additional two new Harry Potter books, published in conjunction with a British Library event, in...
July 19, 2017 - 1:50pm
July 17, 2017
Why this superintendent is banning homework - and asking kids to read instead
Elementary school students in one Florida school district are going to find a welcome new - but controversial - policy when they return to school...
July 17, 2017 - 2:27pm
June 6, 2017
Longtime Mitchell children's librarian retires after 26 years
Lori Wagner has read "The Baby Beebee Bird" so many times, she nearly has it memorized. She'll even add in a puppet show while reading the children's...
June 6, 2017 - 7:16am
November 25, 2016
MHS student builds Mitchell's first Little Free Library
Take a book, leave a book. That's the idea behind Mitchell's first Little Free Library that now sits at Hitchcock Park. The Little Free Library...
November 25, 2016 - 2:12pm
September 10, 2016
Screen or paper, reading is reading
In my school days, if a kid finished an assignment ahead of the other kids, a number of teachers would let that student spend the free time reading....
September 10, 2016 - 9:45am
December 29, 2015
OPINION: Remembering the simplest thing
Because my parents had a deep appreciation for the power of books and the value of reading, my mom let me join several book-of-the-month clubs...
December 29, 2015 - 4:24pm
September 2, 2015
Youth reading program coming to Cheyenne River
EAGLE BUTTE (AP) — A series of youth reading initiatives will soon kick off at the Cheyenne Indian Reservation thanks to a grant from a national nonprofit. The group Cheyenne River Youth Project has received a $24,000 grant from the Virginia-based Child Fund International to...
September 2, 2015 - 2:46pm
April 27, 2015
GRAVES: Coloring our own decline
Sometime ago, I was flipping channels on the television and came upon a teaser for a new series, "The Last Man on Earth." What a great premise, I thought. Not to mention what a great way to produce a relatively inexpensive television show, since there would be but one cast member. Of...
April 27, 2015 - 5:15pm
May 9, 2014
SD first lady makes 250th stop on reading tour
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's first lady will make her 250th stop on a book tour she began three years ago. Linda Daugaard will read to third-, fourth- and fifth-graders at Beresford Elementary School Friday. She says that reading is important for child development and learning....
May 9, 2014 - 10:12am
September 19, 2013
South Dakota Festival of Books coming to Deadwood
DEADWOOD (AP) -- The 2013 South Dakota Festival of Books comes to Deadwood this weekend. The event running Thursday through Sunday will allow thousands of book lovers and readers to meet authors, poets, playwrights, book reviewers and media personalities in the historic Black Hills...
September 19, 2013 - 8:51am
September 17, 2013
YOUNG READING: 'Sophie's Squash'
"Sophie's Squash," by Pat Zietlow Miller, is about love and vegetables. It all begins when Sophie chooses a squash at the farmers market. Her...
September 17, 2013 - 5:30pm
May 13, 2013
YOUNG READING: Book tells story of snail who just wants to wake up his family
Snippet draws on sidewalks, chews leaves and plays soccer. In other words, he's a typical snail. However, he doesn't quite fit in with the rest...
May 13, 2013 - 9:41am
May 22, 2012
New e-book service starts at area library
Hanson McCook Regional Library has started a new service to provide free access to downloadable ebooks and audio books to residents of Hanson and McCook counties. When eligible residents register at the library, they will be provided with a login ID to access the South Dakota...
May 22, 2012 - 12:10pm
May 11, 2012
SD first lady encourages Howard students to read
HOWARD (AP) -- South Dakota's first lady read to third, fourth and fifth graders Thursday at Howard Elementary School. The governor's office...
May 11, 2012 - 10:48am
February 13, 2012
Reading Recovery rescues SD children's literacy levels
DEADWOOD -- Sometimes all it takes is for someone to believe in you.
February 13, 2012 - 3:21pm