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Man arrested for DUI following crash in north Mitchell
Repeal of internet privacy rules passes Congress, Trump likely to sign
BANDA: Recipes have deep roots for deep traditions
Subsidy cuts could mean 'death spiral' for small airports in upper Midwest
Two injured in separate crashes in Mitchell
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
Zach Parise takes high stick to the face; prognosis unclear
Selland, Sage, Bartscher named to Class B all-state first team
Oropeza lifts DWU to split with Mount Marty
Mitchell starts season strong
With youth, Golden Eagles track looks to excel
'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
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
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
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
July 12, 2016
200th Engineer Company assigned to deployment for third time
A.J. Armstrong, along with 14 other members of the 200th Engineer Company, is headed back overseas to serve the country. Armstrong, of Springfield,...
July 12, 2016 - 5:20pm
June 8, 2015
3,000 soldiers training in South Dakota's Black Hills
RAPID CITY (AP) — One of the largest National Guard training exercises in the country is underway in western South Dakota's Black Hills. Nearly 3,000 soldiers are taking part in this year's 31st annual Golden Coyote training exercise hosted by the South Dakota National Guard....
June 8, 2015 - 9:43am
June 3, 2015
149,000 people have died in war in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 2001
WASHINGTON — War has directly resulted in the deaths of 149,000 people in Afghanistan and Pakistan between 2001 and 2014, according to estimates in a new report released by Costs of War project at Brown University's Watson Institute. That figure includes U.S. military members, contractors,...
June 3, 2015 - 11:27am
April 19, 2013
14 soldiers from 927th Engineer Detachment return Sunday to Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Fourteen soldiers from the 927th Engineer Detachment's survey and design team will be welcomed home Sunday. The South Dakota Army National Guard ceremony is being held at 11 a.m. at the Holiday Inn City Center in Sioux Falls. The unit just completed a nine-month...
April 19, 2013 - 8:04pm
April 17, 2013
SD National Guard soldiers back on US soil
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Fourteen South Dakota National Guard soldiers who served nine months overseas are back on U.S. soil. The soldiers with the Sioux Falls-based 927th Engineer Detachment arrived at Fort Bliss in Texas on Monday night. They will return to South Dakota after going...
April 17, 2013 - 8:09am
February 19, 2013
Fulton lawmaker in Oscar-nominated film
FULTON -- One of this year's Oscar-nominated documentaries includes commentary by a Fulton man. The film, "The Invisible War," examines what...
February 19, 2013 - 9:43pm
February 14, 2013
National Guard holds off on training in grasslands amid uranium concerns
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The South Dakota National Guard has postponed plans for training exercises on federal grasslands in the Black Hills after an environmental group warned the military about radiation levels caused by uranium deposits. Maj. Gen. Tim Reisch, adjutant general of the...
February 14, 2013 - 2:53pm
January 28, 2013
Airmen return to Ellsworth after overseas duty
RAPID CITY (AP) -- About 200 airmen have returned to Ellsworth Air Force Base after about six months overseas. The airmen served in southwest Asia, helping with surveillance and munitions. They were met Sunday night by hundreds of family members and others. Airman 1st Class Yuri...
January 28, 2013 - 12:23pm
January 25, 2013
Sioux Falls Guard unit prepares for Afghanistan deployment
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Nearly 170 South Dakota National Guard members are preparing for deployment to Afghanistan. The guard's 1742nd Transportation Company based in Sioux Falls are scheduled to deploy in December 2013 or January 2014. The unit will provide transportation of both dry...
January 25, 2013 - 5:13pm
Local soldiers reflect on overseas tour
A 10-month mission in Iraq and Qatar was one of pride and excitement for Mitchell-area soldiers deployed with the 139th Brigade Support Battalion...
May 25, 2012 - 4:11pm
December 28, 2011
WOSTER: Don't let the light of good memories be extinguished
As both the old year and the long war in Iraq come to an end, I find myself thinking of several South Dakota soldiers whose lives touched me...
December 28, 2011 - 12:00am
December 24, 2011
Holiday treats sent to troops overseas
HOWARD -- Howard farmer, Mark Gieb, along with Skies the Limit Youth Foundation and the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls, recently sent a holiday treat to South Dakota Army and Air National Guard members serving overseas. Nearly 750 pounds of donated beef jerky sticks were mailed...
December 24, 2011 - 1:40pm
December 21, 2011
Area residents send soldiers beef jerky sticks for holidays
HOWARD -- Community members and organizations sent a holiday treat to South Dakota Army and Air National Guard members serving overseas Saturday from Howard. Mark Geib, of De Smet, and the Jensen family, of Howard, along with the Sky's the Limit Youth Foundation and the Catholic...
December 21, 2011 - 7:48am
December 20, 2011
2 SD Guard units in Iraq will stay in Middle East
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The two South Dakota National Guard units sent to Iraq earlier this year are not coming home early, despite the end of U.S. combat operations in that country. Members of the 189th Aviation Regiment and the 139th Brigade Support Battalion are now in Kuwait and...
December 20, 2011 - 9:40am
November 29, 2011
40,000 troops to leave Afghanistan by end of 2012
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Draw-down plans announced by the U.S. and more than a dozen other nations will shrink the foreign military footprint...
November 29, 2011 - 10:33am