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Mitchell man pleads guilty to aggravated assault
Trump's science envoy quits with scathing letter with an embedded message: 'I-M-P-E-A-C-H'
Canada frets over possible huge surge in asylum-seekers
In new book, Hillary Clinton said her 'skin crawled' when Donald Trump stood behind her on debate stage
Names of Watertown teenage girl, man who died in crash released
Walmart and Google are plotting to change your shopping habits
Google's newest Android operating system gets its official name: Oreo
Macy's to restructure merchandising unit, cut 100 jobs
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Getting drought-relief hay to Northern Plains no easy task
SD ag, fishing officials update water issue
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
ESPN removes Robert Lee from calling U-Va. game in Charlottesville because of his name
First Mitchell Quarterback Club of the season set for today
Area prep volleyball roundup: Jaguars outlast Bearcats
Young Golden Eagles looking to build
Opening-night thriller: No. 3 Mitchell rallies to edge No. 4 Aberdeen in five sets
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
John A. Fillaus
A time for wine, a time for beer
Commentary: Trump's Arizona rally showed just how unfit he is
DAUGAARD: There's something for everyone at the State Fair
WOSTER: Musings about tractor mowing
BANDA: From Parmesan to Gruyere to ricotta, here are ways to eat and appreciate this palate pleaser
Wiltz: Adventures at Isle Royale National Park
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
James and Karen Geppert
June 16, 2015
SD Red Cross volunteers sent to Texas for relief efforts
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Three Red Cross volunteers from South Dakota have been deployed to Texas to assist with disaster relief efforts in response to the devastating floods and severe storms that affected the area last month. The latest volunteer from South Dakota to travel to...
June 16, 2015 - 2:47pm
May 14, 2015
Red Cross opening resource center to help Delmont residents
DELMONT (AP) — The Red Cross is partnering with local disaster relief organizations to open a resource center in Delmont to help those affected by the recent tornado. The humanitarian organization says it will open the Multi-Agency Resource Center at noon on Thursday at the American...
May 14, 2015 - 3:29pm
May 12, 2015
Red Cross moving tornado operations from Tripp to Delmont
DELMONT (AP) — The Red Cross is moving its Delmont tornado relief operations to the town from nearby Tripp. Electricity and water service have been restored in Delmont, so the Red Cross is moving its operations center to New Hope Lutheran Church in Delmont and setting up feeding...
May 12, 2015 - 1:10pm
December 31, 2014
Home fires top list of Red Cross disaster responses
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Red Cross volunteers in South Dakota helped more people affected by home fires than all other disasters combined in 2014. The group provided food, blankets and other services to more than 620 people whose homes were affected by fires throughout the year....
December 31, 2014 - 1:55am
July 23, 2014
MUCH OBLIGED: Thanks to all for tornado help
I want to thank the individuals, organizations and businesses that donated in countless ways after the June 18 tornado in Wessington Springs. I would like to give a special thanks to the Salvation Army in Mitchell and Huron for donating many of the meals that were served in our facility....
July 23, 2014 - 9:12am
July 21, 2014
OPINION: Times of trial show strength of SD's people
Within minutes of tornadoes devastating parts of Wessington Springs and surrounding areas, the American Red Cross in Mitchell received a call to respond to the disaster and offer assistance. We arrived shortly after the storm hit and were there for the next 10 days.
July 21, 2014 - 9:13pm
March 23, 2014
LETTER: Remember Red Cross Month during March
To the Editor: It’s Red Cross Month, and we would like to recognize our Everyday Heroes who reach out to help their neighbors when they are in need. These Everyday Heroes are our volunteers who help disaster victims get on the road to recovery. They give blood to help...
March 23, 2014 - 9:03pm
March 28, 2013
Standing Rock tribe, American Red Cross to work together
FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) -- The American Red Cross and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are signing an agreement Thursday that will allow the relief organization to prepare for and respond to future disasters on the reservation. The memorandum of understanding will be the first between...
March 28, 2013 - 11:26am
Toshiba sets up fund to assist devastated Japan
Toshiba's roots may be in Japan, but Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc.
March 28, 2011 - 5:49pm
December 29, 2010
Longtime local Red Cross officials leave organization
Two Mitchell women with a total of nearly two decades of American Red Cross experience are leaving the organization next month. Jackie Horton, executive director of the Dakota Plains Chapter of the American Red Cross, and Cindi Dixon, Dakota Plains board chairwoman, have both...
December 29, 2010 - 8:24am
January 22, 2010
Mitchell church undertakes drive to provide aid to earthquake victims
A local church is organizing a relief effort for Church World Service to provide hygiene and baby kits to Haitian earthquake victims. Doug...
January 22, 2010 - 4:14am
January 18, 2010
Calls pour in to local Red Cross
The Haiti earthquake that killed thousands on Tuesday has local Red Cross workers fielding calls in numbers that haven't been seen since Hurricane Katrina. "The phone rings nonstop," said Jackie Horton, executive director for the Dakota Plains chapter of the American Red Cro...
January 18, 2010 - 8:01am
January 5, 2010
Third area home fire occurs within a week, Red Cross seeks help
The third area house fire in a week has drained the disaster services fund for the local Red Cross chapter, prompting its director to issue an...
January 5, 2010 - 7:58am