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The man who had people worried about Sept. 23 apocalypse has a new doomsday date
Trump praises 'great anger' after some booed Dallas Cowboys for taking a knee
In newly surfaced Howard Stern interview, Trump joked about giving Princess Diana an HIV test
Man arrested near White House had at least nine firearms in vehicle, D.C. police said
N.Korea moving airplanes, boosting defense after U.S. bomber flight
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
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
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
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
Gertrude "Trude" Morgan
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?
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
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
May 12, 2014
BACK IN TIME: Bike safety circa 1950
This photo shows VFW members doing a bike safety check in front of City Hall at the corner of Second Avenue and Rowley Street. Kneeling on the...
May 12, 2014 - 6:53am
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.
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 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