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Minnesota heroin dealer found guilty in first of 4 deaths
Residents of halfway house found two men dead from overdoses - their drug counselors
Teen banned from graduation 'not because she is pregnant but because she was immoral'
9 challengers seek Standing Rock chairman's seat
Man who shot, wounded officer while on 6-day meth binge gets 20 years
Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Cool, wet weather limits fieldwork in South Dakota
Southwest Minnesota's Tru Shrimp venture builds on region's crops
ND organic farmer wins USDA appeal after 7 years
NOEM: Sharing our agricultural traditions
AgweekTV: North Dakota flavor in DC
Amateur baseball roundup: Gang rallies past Madison
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Twins' Hughes may not miss many games
Former Minnesota high school hockey star, current Penguins veteran Cullen playing Game 7 like it's his last
Golden Eagles send two to state track
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Adeline Rosina Elizabeth Storm
Donna Jean Jones
Joyce E. Ackman
Stanley W. Maakestad
OPINION: Wollman gave meaning to 'public service'
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
OUR VIEW: Bring on the moisture
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
Dick and Joan Goetsch
Myron and Margaret Eich
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