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Military bands taking fire
Animal feeding ordinance killed in Bon Homme County
South Dakota students save money, get head start on college career
Area educators inducted into Beadle Club
Davison Co. Commission pleased with jail renovation
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
South Dakota milk production up 6 percent in July
Area high school volleyball roundup: Hanson advances to championship
DWU golfer records ace
Chamberlain wins Mobridge-Pollock golf Invite
DWU releases men's basketball schedule
DWU wrestling team signs 10
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Radical Islam worse than perceived
LETTER: Why is Tripp-Delmont facing rapid enrollment?
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
May 11, 2014
USDA puts out tips on food safety during an outage
WASHINGTON (AP) — Severe storms often knock out electricity and cause food to spoil, so the U.S. Agriculture Department has released tips on cutting food spoilage and guarding against foodborne illness when it happens. The agency's Food Safety and Inspection Service said it...
May 11, 2014 - 11:29pm
May 6, 2014
Safehouse Foundation to host fundraiser
It promises to be an evening of horse racing, extravagant hats and mint juleps. The Mitchell Area Safehouse Foundation will host "A Night at the Races," a fundraising event scheduled from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday at the Highland Conference Center in Mitchell. Tickets are $35 and...
May 6, 2014 - 5:42pm
April 23, 2014
PHOTO: Safety talk
Chad Hymas, a best-selling author and motivational speaker, speaks to employees of the South Dakota Department of Transportation during their...
April 23, 2014 - 6:59am
April 18, 2014
DOT holding regional safety awareness day
The South Dakota Department of Transportation is holding a regional Safety Awareness Day on Tuesday in Mitchell to discuss safety of our employees and of the traveling public. Topics of discussion will include personal responsibility, distracted driving, developing safe working...
April 18, 2014 - 10:18pm
April 9, 2014
Mitchell Public Safety members earn American Legion awards
The local American Legion post presented awards to three members of Mitchell's Department of Public Safety during a City Council meeting on Monday night at City Hall. R.J. Williams, an officer with the Mitchell Police Division, was named police officer of the year. Joe Dolezal,...
April 9, 2014 - 6:39pm
April 7, 2014
High-speed chase near Ethan called off for safety reasons
ETHAN -- A high-speed pursuit early Saturday morning ended when a Davison County sheriff's deputy ended the chase for safety reasons. The chase began shortly after midnight, when Davison County Sheriff's Deputy Darin Moke attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding and erratic driving...
April 7, 2014 - 8:00pm
March 25, 2014
Safety discussed in wake of Sioux Falls homicide
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Residents want to boost safety in their Sioux Falls neighborhood after a woman was killed there. A Monday night meeting of the Garfield Neighborhood Watch program that was organized just a year ago drew about 50 people — twice the normal turnout. "We...
March 25, 2014 - 10:39am
March 11, 2014
Safety poster contest sponsored by local group
United Commercial Travelers of America Fenimore No. 249 will sponsor a safety poster contest for public, private and parochial school students and for people with intellectual disabilities, as part of an international competition being held by UCT councils throughout the United States...
March 11, 2014 - 6:39am
March 6, 2014
SD House panel kills 1 texting-driving ban, 1 remains
By Nora Hertel PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers are waging a battle over two proposals to ban texting while driving, with the issue of local control emerging as a deciding factor. The House Transportation Committee voted 8-4 to defeat the Senate version of the ban, which...
March 6, 2014 - 6:03pm
March 5, 2014
SD Senate panel approves statewide texting ban
PIERRE (AP) — A statewide ban on texting while driving was endorsed Wednesday by a South Dakota Senate committee as part of a continuing battle between supporters of two competing measures. The State Affairs Committee voted 5-4 to approve a measure, passed earlier by the House,...
March 5, 2014 - 6:12pm
SD Senate panel to consider House version of texting ban
State Senate seeks $100 fine while House seeks $25 fine.
March 5, 2014 - 7:10am
February 21, 2014
US proposes new safety rules for farm pesticides
Studies have linked a series of health problems to pesticide use, including various cancers and Parkinson’s disease.
February 21, 2014 - 6:56am
February 19, 2014
SD Senate panel passes texting ban with $100 fine
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota Senate committee has passed a bill that would ban texting while driving. The Senate Transportation Committee...
February 19, 2014 - 11:38am
February 12, 2014
SD House passes texting ban; bill moves on to Senate
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota House has passed a statewide texting ban. Legislators have voted 53-17 in support of the measure. It would...
February 12, 2014 - 7:05pm
February 10, 2014
SD legislative panel passes statewide texting ban
Mitchell Public Safety Chief Lyndon Overweg, who is also president of the South Dakota Police Chiefs Association, said local law officers want...
February 10, 2014 - 2:21pm