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Senate overwhelmingly rejects Obama veto of Saudi September 11 bill
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Rapid City police work to improve race relations in city
Sioux Falls city councilwoman apologizes for outburst
Hartford residents reject tax increase for school district
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Feds reviewing court ruling on fertilizer dealers policy
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Area prep volleyball roundup: Heath pushes Colome past Thunder
Kernels cut down Lynx in four sets
Tiger notebook: J-Back spot brings versatility to DWU offense
Athlete of the week: Donald doing it all for WiLdKats
Mitchell splits with Watertown
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Ida C. Rowe
Julie L. Lang
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
May 11, 2014
Feds failed to inspect higher risk oil wells
By Hope Yen WASHINGTON (AP) — The government has failed to inspect thousands of oil and gas wells it considers potentially high risks...
May 11, 2014 - 11:51pm
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