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Stirling shares story of resilience at DWU
Gov. Daugaard names Kim Malsam-Rysdon as Secretary of Health
Senate blocks attorney general's bill, first legislation to die in 2015 session
Council asks for specific costs for Palace sign
Former Mitchell teacher remembered for dedication
Beefing up cancer care
COLUMN: Agriculture remains a top priority in the new Congress
South Dakota leading sunflower state for 2nd straight year
'Time is ripe' for food hubs
THUNE: New South Dakota delegation will hit the ground running
Horstman staying ready to help Jacks
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
SD Sportswriters Association polls
Tuesday's sports schedule
Mitchell woman celebrates 70th
Making the planet a better place for all of us
Mitchell couple to celebrate 50 years
Hofer birth announcement
NASELLO: Fancy lookin', easy cookin'
Gary L. Engel
COLUMN: Why we need an opportunity economy
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: Is RNC nudging earlier primaries on South Dakota?
LETTER: Keystone project not as green as it seems
LETTER: Wake up, American churches
Lake Oahe conditions improving for walleyes, other game fish
Legislation would allow bullheads as bait in South Dakota
WILTZ: Don’t lose an awareness of brutal SD weather
Panel approves expansion of dog hunting for mountain lions
For decades, hunter, angler Wicker Bill has called SD home
December 30, 2014
Rodeo cowboy legend Alvin Nelson dies in Minnesota
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Rodeo cowboy legend Alvin Nelson is being remembered as one of the best of his generation, an influence on younger riders and an innovator in the sport. Nelson, of Grassy Butte, a member of half a dozen halls of fame and North Dakota's only world champion...
news / state
December 30, 2014 - 8:14am
December 12, 2014
Brazile increases chances for 3 world rodeo titles
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Trevor Brazile increased his chances of a record-tying three world titles with victories Thursday night in team and tie-down roping in the eighth round of the National Final Rodeo. Brazile, from Decatur, Texas, is second in the team roping standings and first...
sports / pro
December 12, 2014 - 1:35am
October 17, 2014
Bertus wins Badlands Circuit Finals crown in bull riding
MINOT, N.D. -- For the third straight year, Jeff Bertus was a champion in Minot, N.D. Bertus was the only cowboy to ride all four of his bulls, winning the average and the year-end title for the Badlands Circuit. The Avon bull rider took second in his fourth go at the Ram Badlands...
October 17, 2014 - 4:04pm
September 23, 2014
Avon brothers qualify for Badlands Circuit Finals
AVON — For Jeff Bertus and Joe Bertus, brotherly love goes along with rodeo. The brothers are both bull riders, and are good at it, too; both are ranked in pro rodeo’s regional standings for the Dakotas, the Badlands Circuit, as No. 2 and No. 3, respectively. They grew up...
September 23, 2014 - 12:15am
August 21, 2014
Selland named Miss Rodeo Aberdeen
ABERDEEN -- Morgan Selland was crowned Miss Rodeo Aberdeen at the Eighth Annual Miss Rodeo Aberdeen queen pageant on Aug. 10. Tyler Hintz, of Aberdeen, was named Junior Miss Rodeo Aberdeen. Selland, who is the daughter of Barry and Shelly Selland of Forestburg, will represent Aberdeen...
August 21, 2014 - 2:57pm
August 12, 2014
Miller Lite Bull Bash set for Aug. 20
The bulls are coming back to the Miller Lite Bull Bash, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Horseman's Sports Arena in Mitchell. This is the opportunity to see 30 of the region's top bull-riders in action. Gates open at 5 p.m. The event features bullfighters Josh Rivinius and...
life / entertainment
August 12, 2014 - 10:30pm
July 28, 2014
Oelrichs cowboy nabs back-to-back Frontier Days wins in Cheyenne
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A cowboy from South Dakota is the first saddle bronc rider in 78 years to win back-to-back titles in that event at Cheyenne Frontier Days. Chad Ferley, of Oelrichs, South Dakota, scored an 83 on a bucking bronc named Sweatin' Bullets in Sunday's final...
sports / pro
July 28, 2014 - 2:38pm
July 21, 2014
Cabela's takes top spot in chili cook-off
A team from Cabela's in Mitchell won the chili cook-off Sunday at Horseman's Sports Arena for the 2014 Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo, according to Wade London, a member of the rodeo committee. A team from the Kongo Klub took second place, while a combined team from Clark Paving, of...
news / state
July 21, 2014 - 4:53pm
Bulls run wild in rodeo finale
In the last event of the final night of 44th Annual Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo, the bulls proved tough to ride and even tougher to wrangle afterwards on Sunday. The bull riding competition closed out the four-day event at Horseman's Sports Arena in Mitchell. John Mincey, of West...
July 21, 2014 - 12:05am
July 20, 2014
10,000 spectators attend annual rodeo parade
The Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo parade crowned a new champion after Saturday’s event. The Muck Agency took home the all around category this year, also placing first in the humorous category. “There was a lot of nice entries, people do a lot of work to get here,” said Parade...
life / entertainment
July 20, 2014 - 11:46pm
July 19, 2014
More than 4,000 people come out for rodeo's second night
It was standing room only for the second night of the 44th Annual Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo on Friday at the Horseman's Sports Arena in Mitchell. The paid attendance for the second-go performance was 4,008, which is the largest crowd at the event on any night since 2009, according...
July 19, 2014 - 12:34am
74-year-old drill team member still going strong
Ila Rumbolz started performing at the Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo 31 years ago atop her horse named Babe. The 74-year-old Ethan native is back for the 44th annual event riding alongside her granddaughter Elisha Tiede. Rumbolz is riding the granddaughter of Babe, Lilly, this weekend. "I'm...
July 19, 2014 - 12:16am
July 18, 2014
Burke Stampede Rodeo celebrates 25th anniversary
BURKE — It’s the biggest event in town. Longhorn cattle lumbered down Burke’s Main Street on Thursday, signaling the start of the 25th annual Burke Stampede Rodeo, which will continue through Sunday. Jerry Hutchison started the Burke Stampede Rodeo 25 years ago. He said...
life / entertainment
July 18, 2014 - 9:36am
Strong showing for Bertus brothers
The 44th Annual Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo's first night ended with a pair of bullriders from Avon putting on a show Thursday at the Horseman's Sports Arena in Mitchell. Brothers Jeff and Joe Bertus each stayed on for the full 8 seconds to score in the bull riding event at the...
July 18, 2014 - 1:06am
Gruener crowned 2014 Stampede Rodeo queen
Several area cowgirls became royalty during the opening day of the Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo. Stephanie Gruener was crowned the 2014 Miss Corn Palace Stampede Queen Thursday at the Horseman's Sports Arena. Gruener, who attends South Dakota State University, also won the queen contest's...
news / local
July 18, 2014 - 1:01am