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Nominations for person of the year being sought
1 duck hunter found dead, 1 still missing in South Dakota
Time magazine names U.S. President-elect Trump Person of the Year
Proposed Mitchell parking ban may re-emerge
Veterans' Holiday Relief Drive taking place through Jan. 30
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Mesman leads Class A all-state first team
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Flyers top Trojans
Second half dooms Mitchell Christian in season-opener
Kernels gymnasts keep it rolling
Miller powers SDSU over UND
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Lila J. Steiber
Fighting for What Matters
Lest we forget
OUR VIEW: A win for transparency
Preparing for a lean year
Retirement finds the Legislature's only homemaker
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
July 25, 2016
Two teenagers killed in shooting at Florida nightclub
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Reuters) - A shooting outside a party at a Florida nightclub that left two male teenagers dead and as many as 18 other people...
July 25, 2016 - 11:55am
July 22, 2016
Insurance company doesn't owe victim in 2013 shooting at Britton
PIERRE — The South Dakota Supreme Court has agreed insurance benefits weren't owed to a young man who had been shot in the head with a handgun by another student. The incident occurred while they were in the shooter's pickup truck in the Britton-Hecla High School parking lot...
July 22, 2016 - 5:23pm
July 11, 2016
24-year-old Gregory man charged in accidental shooting
GREGORY — Authorities say drugs and alcohol were found at the scene of an accidental shooting last week. Bryon John Lewis Watts, 24, faces...
July 11, 2016 - 2:10pm
July 7, 2016
Gregory man hospitalized after accidental shooting
GREGORY — A Gregory man was transported to a Mitchell hospital Wednesday after he was accidentally shot by his friend. Zachary Dostal, a man in his mid-20s, sustained a punctured lung and injuries to his ribs after he was hit by a round from a .22 caliber pistol, discharged...
July 7, 2016 - 5:17pm
Castile 123rd black killed by police in 2016
ST. PAUL -- Philando Castile is one of a growing number of black Americans killed by police. The Washington Post reports that the 32-year-old...
July 7, 2016 - 3:50pm
Dayton promises 'justice will be served' in police shooting of black man
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton promised protesters gathered after a second black man was killed by Twin Cities police in a year that...
July 7, 2016 - 8:03am
July 5, 2016
Mitchell officer justified in dog shooting
The actions of a Mitchell police officer who shot and killed an attacking dog were justified, Mitchell's chief of public safety said Tuesday....
July 5, 2016 - 2:56pm
June 18, 2016
LETTER: America needs to envision different future
To the Editor: President Obama in his speech after the Orlando mass murder said it right: "We need to decide what kind of country we want to...
June 18, 2016 - 10:14am
June 11, 2016
One big catch, a second state record: Manning shoots state record smallmouth buffalo
After years of coming close, Tyler Manning finally did it. The 25-year-old Mitchell native had come close to shooting the smallmouth buffalo...
June 11, 2016 - 12:41am
June 8, 2016
Platte-Geddes junior leads SD prep boys in trap shooting
PLATTE—A Platte-Geddes junior earned the top male average honors for South Dakota State High School Clay Target League's inaugural 2016 spring season. Kordell Dehaan averaged 23.5 targets hit in 10 rounds of 25 during the season. The season consisted of five weeks, where each...
June 8, 2016 - 11:49pm
April 25, 2016
Suspect in fatal shooting in Sioux Falls still at large
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police believe a suspect in a fatal shooting is getting help from others to stay hidden. Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for 21-year-old Jared Stone in the killing of 28-year-old Baptiste White Eyes, who was shot in the head outside a casino...
April 25, 2016 - 12:11pm
April 15, 2016
Sioux Falls police investigating shots fired at vehicle
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police are investigating an incident in which shots were fired at a vehicle. Officers responded to reports of shots fired about 1 a.m. Friday. They found a sport utility vehicle that witnesses had seen leaving the area, and discovered bullet holes...
April 15, 2016 - 11:10am
March 7, 2016
Wagner teacher accidentally shot in Avon home
WAGNER — An elementary teacher at Wagner Community School is expected to make a full recovery after accidentally shooting himself in his home, law enforcement said. Travis Barthel, a third-grade teacher at Wagner Community School, took a bullet from an accidental discharge of...
March 7, 2016 - 2:29pm
February 24, 2016
WILTZ: Pheasant hunting with .410-gauge pistols? I don't think so.
I just finished reading Red Notice, a compelling story of Russian politics by Bill Browder. This nonfiction expose' reveals the horrific corruption and brutality of the current Vladimir Putin regime. I'd call it "must" reading for anyone interested in current world affairs.
February 24, 2016 - 12:24am
February 11, 2016
Fargo officer shot, expected to die
FARGO – A Fargo officer shot Wednesday night during a standoff in north Fargo is expected to die, and the suspected shooter is also dead, Police...
February 11, 2016 - 10:24am