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Measles case reported in Sioux Falls; officials host clinic
Yankton effort seeks $7 million for Boys & Girls Club
Questions and answers on Health Department disease plan
State reworking outbreak proposal to calm lawmaker concerns
Forget the sins of your past
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
No. 4 Beavers push past Black Panthers 60-43
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Hanson Boys Classic results
No. 3 DWU falls 76-52 to No. 9 Midland
Report: NFL will try new replay method
Making the planet a better place for all of us
Mitchell couple to celebrate 50 years
Hofer birth announcement
NASELLO: Fancy lookin', easy cookin'
At the Movies
Mabel Pauline Clark
Jeremy A. Herron
Leland Ralph Walters
MERCER: Is RNC nudging earlier primaries on South Dakota?
LETTER: Keystone project not as green as it seems
LETTER: Wake up, American churches
LETTER: Sand, don't salt, the roads
LETTER: Show me the money, Mitchell
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
WILTZ: A little southern swing
January 23, 2015
Area high school basketball roundup: Flyer girls top Wolves 48-39
FREEMAN -- Erika Sage scored a team-best 18 points as the Freeman girls basketball team defeated Menno 48-39 on Friday. Sage added six rebounds, Cailey Roth recorded 15 points and six rebounds and Shelby Jensen tallied eight points in the win. The Flyers shot 43 percent from the...
January 23, 2015 - 11:29pm
SDSU students start activity study on Salem
SALEM — Residents of Salem hope some outside opinions can make the city a safer place to live, work and play. "Because we're outsiders, some of our students might be able to say the things that others are afraid to," said Don Burger, a professor of landscape architecture at...
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January 23, 2015 - 5:25pm
January 21, 2015
Defense, transition play propelling MC/M
SALEM -- Stout defense and transition offense has helped give the McCook Central/Montrose girls basketball team a 9-1 start, something that head coach Doug Durfee takes pride in. "You can't score in transition unless you play defense first," said Durfee, whose team is receiving...
January 21, 2015 - 8:16pm
Area high school basketball roundup: Burke/South Central outlasts Platte-Geddes 44-42 in OT
BURKE -- Grace Hazen had 12 points and 11 rebounds in Burke/South Central's 44-42 overtime win against Platte-Geddes on Tuesday in Burke. Sierra Votaw had 14 points as well for BSC, which shot 19-of-47 from the floor and grabbed 26 rebounds. Samantha Ringling led Platte-Geddes with...
January 21, 2015 - 12:03am
January 19, 2015
Cattle for cancer program to kick off this week
With the creation of a new program, cattle producers have a new way to make a donation to the Avera Queen of Peace Foundation. On Wednesday, the foundation will sponsor a special cattle sale to kick off its "Cattle for Cancer" program, which allows for producers to donate toward...
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January 19, 2015 - 9:13am
January 16, 2015
Area high school basketball roundup: Bloch's 26 points leads Scotland past Andes Central
LAKE ANDES -- Shaye Bloch had 26 points in Scotland's 52-34 win over Andes Central on Friday in Lake Andes. In addition to Bloch, Travis Skorepa had 10 points and Sawyer Schmitz had eight for Scotland. The Highlanders were 21-of-54 from the floor for 38 percent, grabbed 25 rebounds...
January 16, 2015 - 10:56pm
Area high school basketball roundup: Kuca scores late shot to lift Wagner girls past Parkston
PARKSTON — Wagner's Ali Kuca hit a shot with 6 seconds left to give Wagner a two-point lead and a 59-57 win over Parkston on Thursday. Kuca led all players with 20 points. Emily Brunsing had 13 points, Brooke Roth had 11 and Bethany Sully had seven assists, six rebounds and...
January 16, 2015 - 12:11am
January 14, 2015
Catching up with former area athletes: Matthaei takes 11th at MSU Alumni Open
Morgan Matthaei competed in the women's 600-meter run at the Minnesota State University, Mankato Alumni Open on Saturday. The Salem native and runner for the Mavericks had a time of 1 minute, 49.94 seconds, finishing 11th out of 18 runners. The Minnesota State track and field program...
January 14, 2015 - 11:01pm
January 13, 2015
Area high school basketball roundup: Klundt's 25 points carry Gregory past Wagner
WAGNER -- Mitchel Klundt scored a game-high 25 points in Gregory's 72-58 win over Wagner on Tuesday in high school boys basketball action. Gregory's Gavin Thomas had 14 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double, Robert Vomacka recorded 13 points and Mason Juracek chipped in with...
January 13, 2015 - 11:43pm
January 9, 2015
Area high school basketball roundup: McCook Central/Montrose tops Baltic 64-28
SALEM -- The McCook Central/Montrose boys basketball team held Baltic scoreless in the first quarter en route to a 64-28 victory at the Big East...
January 9, 2015 - 11:29pm
January 8, 2015
Would you like fries with that?
SALEM -- A snow plow was used to clear about 500 pounds of french fries from the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 after the fries spilled from the trailer of a semi involved in a pileup Thursday afternoon near Salem. McCook County Emergency Manager Brad Stiefvater told The Daily...
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January 8, 2015 - 9:12pm
January 7, 2015
Area ag teacher chosen to head national educator association
SALEM -- Terry Rieckman, an agriculture teacher at McCook Central High School in Salem, has been elected as the 2014-15 president-elect of the National Association of Agricultural Educators. Rieckman, who has taught agriculture for 31 years at McCook Central, initially joined NAAE...
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January 7, 2015 - 10:22pm
McCook Central ag teacher named national association president
SALEM -- Terry Rieckman, a nagriculture teacher at McCook Central High School in Salem, has been elected as the 2014-15 president-elect of the National Association of Agricultural Educators. Rieckman, who has taught agriculture for 31 years at McCook Central, initially joined NAAE...
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January 7, 2015 - 7:07pm
January 4, 2015
Bon Homme/Scotland claims wrestling title over weekend
SALEM -- Bon Homme/Scotland crowned two champions on the way to winning the team title at the McCook Central/Montrose Invitational on Saturday. Senior wrestlers Duncan Stoebner (120) and Dan Stibral (285) won their weight classes for BH/S, which had a team total of 202.5.
January 4, 2015 - 10:02pm
January 2, 2015
Federal funds bolster area park projects
SALEM — Five area communities were among 12 cities statewide to receive grant funds this week for outdoor recreation projects to add playground equipment and improve city parks. In Parkston, Plankinton, Salem, Tyndall and Wagner, each of the communities received funds that...
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January 2, 2015 - 4:36pm