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Suspect pleads not guilty in fatal overdose death in Lead
Soybean and corn harvests get underway in South Dakota
Pennington County commissioner fined for violating ordinance
2nd person dies of injuries suffered in Edmunds County crash
Standoff outside Sioux Falls library ends with arrest
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Soybean and corn harvests get underway in South Dakota
Livestock Forage Program could do more for producers, ranchers say
Yield impact of dicamba injury unknown, label changes possible in SD
Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Rolling Thunder: ACDC utilizing quick offense for strong start
Area volleyball roundup: Trojans topple Titans in road win
Blackhawks' Kolousek to speak at Mitchell QB Club
Trojans claim Region 3A title
Kernel boys finish ninth at ESD meet
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
Laura Jean Haiar
GRAVES: A picture's worth 1,000 words
BROST: Add bean dips to your football fare
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: Did No Two Horns make horse effigy?
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
July 10, 2015
LETTER: Supreme Court far from the Lord, Bible
To the Editor: In my 94 years, I can't remember any time our Supreme Court justices were so far from the Lord and the Bible as the present ones. Our God made a man and a woman and told them to have children. Even the animals he created don't have same-sex sex. Romans 1 gives us...
July 10, 2015 - 2:42pm
June 24, 2015
Celebrating People on the Prairie
The Swenson melon farm and St. Wilfrid Catholic Church, Woonsocket, will be the host locations for the 125th events honoring the role of farming, ranching and agriculture on June 27. This family friendly day will include farm tours and presentations, a petting zoo, a blessing of...
June 24, 2015 - 4:25pm
June 13, 2015
LETTER: Bible shows us Jesus is eternal
To the Editor: The pre-existence of Jesus Christ is explained in many verses in the Bible. Jesus said, "before Abraham was, I am." This means He is eternal. He also prayed to the Father once saying, "And now O Father, glorify me together with yourself, with the glory which I had...
June 13, 2015 - 9:20am
June 6, 2015
LETTER: We must choose God's forgiveness
To the Editor: I'm sure you've heard about Josh Duggar and the mistake he made as a teenager. Galatians 6:1, "Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, you which are spiritual, restore such a one in the spirit of meekness; considering yourself, lest you also be tempted." We are...
June 6, 2015 - 10:24am
May 29, 2015
Mitchell Impact Lives food pack wins $5K
Mitchell's Impact Lives food pack is $5,000 closer to making its goal. Deb Weitala, who coordinated this year's Impact Lives food pack April 18 at the Corn Palace, said the event won the $5,000 from Navigant after a volunteer-nominated charity voting contest. More than 1,000 people...
May 29, 2015 - 4:30pm
May 28, 2015
Chamberlain, Platte men two of six to be ordained deacons
Five men will be ordained permanent deacons for the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls at 11 a.m. today in the Cathedral of St. Joseph, Sioux Falls. In addition, Bishop Paul Swain will ordain Barry Reuwsaat as a transitional deacon. Reuwsaat will continue his seminarian studies at...
May 28, 2015 - 10:08am
May 26, 2015
Burian celebrates golden jubilee of priesthood
Msgr. Edward Burian, Hawarden, Iowa, formerly of Kimball, will celebrate his 50th anniversary of the priesthood at an open house on Sunday, May 31, at St. Margaret's Catholic Church, Kimball. The event will begin with mass at 11 a.m., followed by lunch. There will be a program at...
May 26, 2015 - 10:24pm
May 17, 2015
Emmaus Lutheran opens doors to Delmont residents
TRIPP — Amid a chaotic week in Delmont, simply returning to a routine can provide a brief sense of relaxation. After Zion Lutheran Church...
May 17, 2015 - 7:21pm
May 2, 2015
Reminders of God's purpose found in music
Recently, we sang the magnificent hymn, "Be Still, My Soul." The song reminds us that God has a purpose in everything that happens, so much so that even the evil things of life serve His good ends. What's more, it reminds us of the future glories that will swallow up the sorrows of...
May 2, 2015 - 9:17am
May 1, 2015
LETTER: Evolution just another false religion
To the Editor: Evolution offends me because it teaches there is no God.The teaching that we are just an accident from a mud puddle has corrupted the morality of our young people today. The dictionary defines religion as a faith-based worship. This makes evolution a religion itself....
May 1, 2015 - 4:32pm
April 24, 2015
Mitchell Wesleyan Church winds up Global Outreach Festival with speaker
The Rev. Howard Cummings will speak at 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Mitchell Wesleyan Church. Cummings is completing Mitchell Wesleyan's Global Outreach Festival, the annual outward focus for the local church. Cummings and his wife, Margie, left the pastorate to devote full time...
April 24, 2015 - 3:36pm
LifeLight tour visits Mitchell
"It doesn't matter what you've heard, impossible is not a word. It's just a reason for someone not to try." These lyrics are from one of contemporary Christian music's popular songs, "What Faith Can Do," by Kutless, one of the entertainers hitting the stage tonight at the Mitchell...
April 24, 2015 - 12:56pm
April 10, 2015
Run to Jesus, He will welcome you
The young man (seemingly an angel) spoke these words to the women who had come to Jesus' now-empty tomb. "Go tell His disciples and Peter that He is going ahead of you into Galilee, and you will see Him there." (Mark 16:7). Remember, these disciples were the same friends and followers...
April 10, 2015 - 4:56pm
April 8, 2015
First Presbyterian Church of Mitchell welcomes new pastor
First Presbyterian Church of Mitchell welcomed the Rev. Rebecca Gresham-Kesner and her family on March 22. Gresham-Kesner holds a bachelor of arts in religious studies from Montclair State University, Montclair, N.J., a master of divinity from Louisville Theological Presbyterian...
April 8, 2015 - 1:06pm
April 3, 2015
LETTER: Not everyone will enter into Heaven
To the Editor: It's true: "Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God has prepared for those who love him." I Corinthians 2:09. It's also true that Heaven is a free gift of God, like it says in Romans 6:23, "For the wages of...
April 3, 2015 - 2:06pm