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Photos from Dakota Wesleyan's 2015 Commencement exercises
Yankton officials want people to think about what they flush
17 South Dakotans chosen for panel to study elder abuse
2 Sisseton men killed in pickup rollover
Local Schweser's store to close
COLUMN: Kicking the CFTC can
Soil moisture continues to be a concern in dry South Dakota
The Obama administration is taking on agriculture's role in climate change. Why that's a big deal.
Dry weather should help South Dakota corn crop start early
Corn seeding underway in South Dakota thanks to dry weather
Area softball teams claim tournament titles
Parkston Mudcats open with two wins
Former SDSU running back Zach Zenner signs with the Detroit Lions
Mitchell man sinks hole-in-one at Lakeview
MHS baseball splits with Pierre
What does it mean to be a man?
Mitchell man to celebrate 85th
Mitchell couple mark 40 years
Former Mitchell woman turns 90
Parkston man celebrates 95th birthday
Margaret (Unzicker) McDaniel
Susan B. Reinesch
Reminders of God's purpose found in music
OPINION: Changing the name doesn't change facts for reservation county
WOSTER: Drop kicks, eye-gouges and the hammer lock
LETTER: GOP needs to stop thwarting Obama
LETTER: Keystone pipeline all risk, little reward
Registration open for Poorman's Fishing Tournament
WILTZ: Some thoughts about more heads on the wall
Game department seeks comments on goose and turkey plans
WILTZ: We know the fish are biting. Let's talk about a book.
WILTZ: We know the fish are biting. Let's talk about a book.
May 1, 2015
Klassen sets school stolen base record
Danielle Klassen ran her way into the Dakota Wesleyan University softball team record book. Klassen, a senior from Manitoba, Canada, finished this season with 21 stolen bases in 24 attempts, giving her the DWU career stolen bases record. In total, Klassen swiped 48 bags and...
May 1, 2015 - 1:18pm
April 26, 2015
DWU splits with Concordia, misses postseason
Dakota Wesleyan's softball team finished its season with a split Saturday against Concordia University in a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader. The Tigers were poised for a sweep after winning the opener 8-2, but the Bulldogs' offensive attack led to DWU's 16-6 loss in...
April 26, 2015 - 8:08pm
April 24, 2015
Gukeisen finding her spot with Mastodons
FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Hailey Gukeisen loves competition. This school year, the former Mitchell Kernel is finding out what competing at the Division I level is like. "Going from playing travel ball to D-I is just more competitive. It makes me want to play 10 times harder," Gukeisen...
April 24, 2015 - 11:37pm
Cadwell project delayed
Chuck Jones and staff are racing against time. Jones, field operations supervisor at the Mitchell sports complex, said Thursday the project on the east softball complex at Cadwell Park is behind in schedule. With two and a half weeks until league play begins, Jones said the staff...
April 24, 2015 - 11:33pm
April 23, 2015
Tigers drop two to Midland
The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team dropped two Great Plains Athletic Conference games to Midland University on Thursday at McWhirter Field in Mitchell. The Tigers fell 6-4 and 19-4 in five innings. In Game 1, sophomore Lorissa Loeppky took the loss for DWU, allowing six...
April 23, 2015 - 9:52pm
April 21, 2015
DWU softball team splits doubleheader with Dordt
SIOUX CENTER, Iowa—The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team split a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader on Tuesday in Sioux Center, Iowa. DWU scored six runs in the seventh inning to come back and win the first game 11-9, which snapped a five-game conference losing...
April 21, 2015 - 10:44pm
MHS, DWU spring coaches to talk at QB Club
Several Mitchell High School and Dakota Wesleyan University coaches will speak at the Quarterback Club meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Depot. Mitchell baseball coach Luke Norden, Mitchell tennis coach Pat Moller and senior players, DWU softball coach and several others will...
April 21, 2015 - 5:40pm
April 20, 2015
Softball umping clinic to be held Sunday
For anyone interested in umping men's and/or women's slowpitch softball this summer, there will be a clinic at 2 p.m. Sunday the softball complex at Cadwell Park in Mitchell. Men's and women's softball games will occur on Wednesdays and Thursdays. For questions, please contact Denny...
April 20, 2015 - 2:16pm
April 19, 2015
DWU baseball, softball contests re-scheduled
The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball and softball teams both had weekend contests postponed due to inclimate weather over the weekend. The baseball team was scheduled to take on Hastings College in Hastings, Neb., on Sunday, but the contest will now be played on Tuesday. The...
April 19, 2015 - 9:31pm
April 15, 2015
DWU softball team swept by Morningside
SIOUX CITY, Iowa—The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team was swept by Morningside in a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader on Wednesday in Sioux City, Iowa. The Mustangs defeated the Tigers 9-3 and 11-4. Morningside jumped out to 6-0 lead after two innings...
April 15, 2015 - 11:51pm
Catching up with former area athletes: Gukeisen gets first collegiate hit
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne freshman softball player Hailey Gukeisen not only recorded her first collegiate hit Saturday, but it was a home run. The Mitchell High School graduate hit her home run in the second game of a Summit League doubleheader against the...
April 15, 2015 - 8:25pm
SDASA gets two new area commissioners
The South Dakota Amateur Softball Association welcomed Wednesday two new men's slowpitch area commissioners. Duane Meyer is the new commissioner for the Watertown area, while Brady Bear Stops is the commissioner for the Pierre area. They took the places of Neal Vig and Jeff Hani...
April 15, 2015 - 3:59pm
April 8, 2015
DWU softball drops two to BHSU
The Black Hills State University softball team swept Dakota Wesleyan University in a nonconference doubleheader on Wednesday at McWhirter Field. DWU fell to 12-2 in five innings in the first game and the Yellow Jackets pulled out an 11-6 win in the second game. Karlee Jenkins took...
April 8, 2015 - 9:36pm
April 7, 2015
Tiger softball splits with Mount Marty
The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team earned a split with Great Plains Athletic Conference and instate rival Mount Marty College in a doubleheader on Tuesday at McWhirter Field in Mitchell. DWU won the first game 11-2 in six innings, but Mount Marty took the second game 7-1. In...
April 7, 2015 - 10:25pm
Fitts, Loeppky earn GPAC golf, softball honors
Dakota Wesleyan University women's golfer Lauren Fitts has been named the Great Plains Athletic Conference golfer of the week for the second straight week. The announcement was made Tuesday. Fitts, a junior, led DWU to a third-place finish at the University of Nebraska-Kearney Invitational...
April 7, 2015 - 4:27pm