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Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
$1.9M Aurora County Courthouse project receives positive public response
At least 12 killed after Texas church bus crash
Vehicle destroyed in fire in Howard
Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
MCM's Koepsell named to Class A all-state first team
Catching up with former area athletes: Bormann named NSIC golfer of the week
UPDATE: UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Beverly Ann LeBeau
CLARK: Thanking our local physicians
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
October 13, 2015
Longfellow Lions Academy slashes summer regression
The early reports are in, and the Longfellow Lions Academy is a roaring success. The pilot education project targeting summer regression rates among students turned in results even better than an existing program, the Longfellow Education Achievement Program (LEAP). Results...
October 13, 2015 - 10:03am
July 14, 2015
Mitchell school board OKs $27M budget plan
The Mitchell Board of Education closed out the 2014-15 fiscal year by approving a $27.055 million K-12 budget for the 2015-16 school year. It's...
July 14, 2015 - 10:22am
July 13, 2015
New school board member to be sworn in
The Mitchell Board of Education will welcome new board member Kevin Kenkel and say goodbye to outgoing board member Theresa Kriese today during its meeting. Superintendent Joe Graves said there will be a social at 4:30 p.m. at the Mitchell Career and Technical Education Academy,...
July 13, 2015 - 9:11am
June 22, 2015
Mitchell School District lunch prices could see increase
School lunch costs could go up in the Mitchell School District. In the Mitchell Board of Education meeting agenda, Superintendent Joe Graves recommends a 15-cent increase in student meal prices to combat a drop in school lunch participation rates and the continued rise of food...
June 22, 2015 - 9:33am
June 12, 2015
LETTER: The people are not represented, Part 2
To the Editor: Mel Olson says Jerry Toomey has a fence to mend with the Mitchell City Council. Is that the fence keeping the people out of the city's governmental process? A City Council member sent out an email to a group of Mitchell's elite, including School Board member-elect...
June 12, 2015 - 6:30pm
June 8, 2015
School board to canvass election results
Only one step remains before the winners become official. The Mitchell Board of Education will canvass results from the June 2 school board election during its regular meeting, which starts at 5 p.m.
June 8, 2015 - 8:00am
June 3, 2015
Area school, city election roundup
Breen, Hazuka tie for spot on Lake Andes City Council Challenger Todd Breen and incumbent George Hazuka tied for the open two-year position on the Lake Andes City Council in Ward 3, receiving 19 votes each. City Finance Officer Debbie Houseman was unavailable for comment Tuesday...
June 3, 2015 - 10:14am
Local turnout settles in at 26 percent
About one-fourth of the eligible voters in Tuesday's election cast their ballots in the local races. A total of 2,845—or 26 percent—of...
June 3, 2015 - 8:24am
June 2, 2015
Kenkel tops Sibson, Mah for one-year term on school board
Kevin Kenkel emerged victorious for the lone one-year spot on the Mitchell Board of Education. The 52-year-old Kenkel received 1,302 total...
June 2, 2015 - 10:44pm
June 1, 2015
Decision day arrives in Mitchell
Today Mitchell voters will decide on city and school board elections. A pair of Mitchell city races include a City Council seat and the mayoral...
June 1, 2015 - 9:15pm
May 27, 2015
Musick a good choice for school board
To the Editor: Lacey Musick is an excellent choice for Mitchell's school board. She's both an educator and a parent of school-aged children. This allows her to see issues from both perspectives. Lacey brings positive energy and a fresh outlook to the table. Lacey herself is a product...
May 27, 2015 - 8:32am
May 20, 2015
Public sizes up school board field
Managing taxpayer money, fostering student success and the Mitchell School District's fine arts center project were among the topics discussed...
May 20, 2015 - 3:50pm
Incumbents defeated in Bon Homme elections
In Tuesday's elections for the Bon Homme School District, Teresa Sternhagen and Preston Crissey defeated incumbents Cheryl Ludens and Norman Jelsma for the two school board seats. Sternhagen received 421 of 1,238 total votes and Crissey received 401. Ludens and Jelsma received 219...
May 20, 2015 - 3:49pm
April 15, 2015
Graves: We abided by law on fine arts center project
Mitchell Superintendent Joe Graves said the school district abided by the law in its steps to approving the bid for the fine arts center project. Mitchell resident Steve Sibson, who is running for a seat on the Board of Education, wrote an email to the Mitchell School District on...
April 15, 2015 - 5:57pm
April 13, 2015
School negotiates lower fine arts center price
Mitchell Superintendent Joe Graves is recommending that the Mitchell Board of Education accept bids for the school's proposed fine arts center,...
April 13, 2015 - 1:23pm