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From sports to spring plays, Mitchell community attends events of all kinds
Students vie for prizes in welding contest
'Sidewalk to nowhere'
Platte's Bentz honored as SD's Doctor of the Year
Missing person located in Minnesota
McDonald's vows 'modern' makeover amid U.S. sales struggle
AgweekTV: Learning about Lamancha goats
Recent rains could improve outlook for Texas cattle herds
Dry winter rolls into spring - 'It's going to get worse'
AgweekTV: Calving season underway with favorable spring weather
SD legislative budget committee adopts revenue estimates
A go-to player in big-game moments
Fitzgerald dominating on mound for DWU baseball
Mitchell youth wrestlers set out for state titles
Vikings, Greenway working to restructure contract
This weekend's sports schedule
Couple wed in November ceremony
Former Stickney woman turns 100
Corsica man celebrates 90th
Stickney man celebrates 85th
Area woman turns 107 years old
Lawrence "Larry" Hauser
Richard J. Doty
Daniel James Nagel, Sr.
Larry G. Cool
Verina E. Tiede
Where's the funding for education, teachers?
God's word is clear and the truth
LETTER: Keystone XL has multiple benefits
Sub-minimum wage bill unfair
Student visits to prisons will help crime problem
Plans to stock Atlantic salmon in Lake Oahe delayed
Rapid City businessman pushes for more Black Hills walleyes
Elk, mountain goat seasons up for debate at GFP meeting
Local Pheasant Forever chapter hosting 30th annual seed giveaway
What's the deal with discounted Rapala fishing lures?
March 25, 2015
Salem woman crowned SD Dairy Princess
SIOUX FALLS — A Salem woman was crowned as South Dakota's 60th Dairy Princess Tuesday in Sioux Falls. Elizabeth Mayrose received the honor from the Midwest Dairy Association during the kickoff for the Central Plains Dairy Expo, which runs through Thursday. The new princess...
news / local
March 25, 2015 - 8:31am
March 18, 2015
McCook County Sheriff's Department still investigating loose dog incident
SALEM -- A dog in Salem is left with a wound to its face after a loose dog became aggressive and bit the first dog. McCook County Chief Sheriff's Deputy Megan Jansma said a woman was walking her two dogs on leashes around 5 p.m. Friday in Salem. While on a sidewalk along Main Street,...
news / local
March 18, 2015 - 1:23pm
March 16, 2015
South Dakota concrete rest stop teepees get national honor
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is an AP Member Exchange shared by the Argus Leader. SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Unofficially, the rest stops opened 50 years ago on Interstate 90 were known as "Whitwam's wigwams." On a certificate designating their admittance to the National Register of Historic...
news / local
March 16, 2015 - 2:50pm
March 13, 2015
Around the region: March 13
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Woonsocket RENOVATION ROLLS ON AT ST. WILFRID'S: The renovation of the iconic Catholic church in Woonsocket continues, as crews improve the building's basement. New restrooms have been installed in the basement,...
news / local
March 13, 2015 - 2:41pm
March 10, 2015
Titans outlast Fighting Cougars 48-45
PARKSTON -- It came down to the last shot. In a back-and-forth contest, it was fitting that the Region 5A boys basketball championship game between Mount Vernon/Plankinton and McCook Central came down to the final moments. MCM's desperation, game-tying three-point attempt silenced...
March 10, 2015 - 11:53pm
March 6, 2015
Area high school basketball roundup: Titans and MCM advance to Region 5A championship
PLANKINTON -- Tate Deinert had 25 points to lead Mount Vernon/Plankinton over West Central 58-57 at a high school boys basketball game on Friday in the Region 5A tournament in Plankinton. The Titans (15-6) will play McCook Central/Montrose in the Region 5A championship game on...
March 6, 2015 - 11:22pm
March 5, 2015
MVP's Marquardt has earned more than 500 career wins
MOUNT VERNON -- After 35 years, Bill Marquardt is still excited about basketball. The Mount Vernon/Plankinton girls basketball coach earned his 500th career win on Feb. 16, when the Titans defeated Hanson 61-30. "It just means that I've been here a long time," Marquardt said...
March 5, 2015 - 11:28pm
Titans claim Region 5A title
PARKSTON -- The Mount Vernon/Plankinton girls basketball team has been known for its suffocating defense all season. The Titans used another strong defensive performance to claim the Region 5A championship over McCook Central/Montrose 53-39 on Thursday in Parkston. In front...
March 5, 2015 - 11:22pm
March 3, 2015
Area boys basketball roundup: Canistota tops Ethan in 8B boys game
Shay Jolley scored 19 points to lead Canistota over Ethan 58-48 in a District 8B high school boys basketball semifinal on Tuesday at the Corn Palace. Drew Seubert added 13 points and Mason Decker chipped in 10 points as the Hawks went 21-of-40 from the field for 53 percent shooting...
March 3, 2015 - 11:31pm
CERSOSIMO: State tourneys aren't hosting eight best teams
In several sports, the South Dakota High School Activities Association has taken the right steps to ensure the best teams advance in the postseason. Basketball isn't one of them. In the Class A and B girls and boys state basketball tournaments, one-fourth of the games were blowouts...
March 3, 2015 - 11:29pm
March 2, 2015
A look at top area boys basketball teams: Winner enters postseason at 19-1
Top sports teams welcome the postseason with open arms. With elimination games getting under way this week, many boys basketball teams look to carry momentum into the postseason.
March 2, 2015 - 11:29pm
February 28, 2015
State wrestling notebook: Fans enjoy Sanford PREMIER Center
SIOUX FALLS -- Wrestlers, coaches and fans received a new experience at this year's Class A state wrestling tournament. For the first time, the event was held in the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, which provided plenty of space but kept fans close to the action. "The...
February 28, 2015 - 9:31am
February 26, 2015
CERSOSIMO: Emotions get the best of wrestling coaches
At the 2002 Class B state wrestling tournament, Scott Andal got lost in the moment. McCook Central's heavyweight wrestler Alan Tuschen won the state title after beating Tri-Valley's Casey Van Duyn 2-1 in 2OT -- provoking Andal to do something unexpected. "I did a belly flop,"...
February 26, 2015 - 11:34pm
Area basketball: Blackhawk girls clinch District 6B title
HURON -- Myah Selland's double-double with 24 points and 13 rebounds helped lift Sanborn Central/Woonsocket to the District 6B girls basketball championship after a 65-42 win over James Valley Christian on Thursday in Huron. Selland added five steals and eight assists for the Blackhawks,...
February 26, 2015 - 10:21pm
February 24, 2015
Girls basketball postseason roundup: Cadets top Black Panthers in District 11B
NEW HOLLAND -- Brooklyn Vander Pol scored 26 points to lead the Dakota Christian girls basketball team over Platte-Geddes 42-27 in a District 11B semifinal game on Tuesday in New Holland. Vander Pol added five steals, while Abbi Baan Hofman led the team with seven rebounds. The...
February 24, 2015 - 10:51pm