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Area Memorial Day events set for Monday
Remembering the first U.S.S. South Dakota
Balloon launch Monday in honor of Mitchell boy who committed suicide
A scoring error leaves DOT flummoxed on bridge grants
Howard family of 6 fighting through a broken little heart
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
AgweekTV: Selling the farm
Governor's Agricultural Summit coming to Brookings next week
Judge orders rancher to repay USDA $65K for loan he misused
South Dakota farmers make progress with corn and soybeans
Farmer, soldier, veteran, hero: Korea vet credits war survival to life on the farm
Photos from day one of Class B state track and field championships
Relay dive proves to be the difference in Class B relay
Second to none: Kernels' Waddell claims state title in pole vault
Winner's Kuil, MCM's Pulse set for strong finishes
From the sideline to the podium: Ethan/Parkston's Genant wins Class A shot put
Mitchell woman celebrates 90th
Heartland Quilt Guild holds May 7 meeting
DAV Auxiliary holds May meeting
Pleasure Pals meet in May
Friendship Circle CFEL Club holds May meeting
Douglas A. Druse
The summer of flooding, 2011 recalled
HAGEN: Those little moments
Trade deals going nowhere
Commencements reflect individual educational value
OUR VIEW: Coping training should be requirement for law enforcement
Pheasant season provides financial boost
Local archery club to host annual carp shoot
WILTZ: On egg farms and SD's underappreciated fighting fish
Free deer tags for landowners?
MAYER: Finally enjoying South Dakota's great outdoors
April 26, 2016
WILTZ: On South Dakota's scenery and hunting buffaloes
Have you ever felt like you wanted a change in scenery for a few days? After church on Sunday April 10, Betsy and I headed for the Black Hills. We took the scenic route by heading west on State Highway 44, crossing the Platte-Winner Bridge, turning north on Highway 47 at the Lone...
April 26, 2016 - 11:50pm
April 25, 2016
Tourists spent $276M in Badlands, Black Hills area in 2015
INTERIOR (AP) — The 4.2 million people who visited the Badlands and Black Hills National Park sites last year spent more than $276 million at nearby communities. A new report from the National Park Service also shows that tourism supported 4,677 jobs in area. Park Superintendent...
News / state
April 25, 2016 - 9:10pm
April 22, 2016
Shot clock on its way to Class B basketball
The countdown is on. Following the footsteps of Class AA and Class A, Class B boys and girls basketball will implement a 35-second shot clock for all games, starting in the 2017-18 season. The South Dakota High School Activities Association board of directors passed the motion at...
sports / prep
April 22, 2016 - 12:09am
April 18, 2016
Athlete of the week: Fiscel finds early success for Highlanders
SCOTLAND — Practice always starts the same way for Scotland's Maggie Fiscel. First, she hits 50 shots from the 100-yard mark on a given hole at Dawson Creek Golf Course in Scotland. Then she hits shots from 50 yards out and then works on chipping before honing her putting with...
April 18, 2016 - 11:50pm
Area high school baseball roundup: McCook rolls Tri-Valley in prep baseball
SALEM — A four-run first inning set the tone for McCook's prep baseball team Sunday, rolling Tri-Valley 13-3 in five innings Sunday at Salem. Kohl Miller scored three runs and was 2-for-2 at the plate, as was Jordan Scheier, who was 2-for 2 with two runs scored. Jesse Muth had...
April 18, 2016 - 12:06am
April 16, 2016
Hart to take Huskers job on Williams staff
LINCOLN, Neb. — Alexandria native Amanda Hart will make the move to the University of Nebraska to be the Huskers' director of operations under new coach Amy Williams. Williams announced Friday that her three assistant coaches and Hart will take up the same positions at Nebraska....
April 16, 2016 - 12:01am
April 11, 2016
USD's Williams takes Huskers' top job
LINCOLN, Neb. — After four successful seasons in Vermillion, University of South Dakota women's basketball coach Amy Williams is trading...
April 11, 2016 - 2:34pm
April 8, 2016
Alpena native Baruth leads D-II turnaround in Michigan
UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich.—Randy Baruth's patience was tested. On some nights more than others. When the Alpena native started his tenure...
sports / college
April 8, 2016 - 11:37pm
April 6, 2016
Cooney eyes consistency in repeat bid
LAKE ANDES — For Andes Central/Dakota Christian golfer J.J. Cooney, winning the Class B boys state golf championship was only the start of his work in 2015. The champion had to become more consistent and more competitive. So, he spent almost all of his summer playing golf in...
April 6, 2016 - 11:02pm
April 5, 2016
WILTZ: More than 50 years worth of fishing tips
I've recently encouraged you to chase walleyes beneath the Fort Randall Dam or the Big Bend Dam with a jig and minnow. While the stretch between Chamberlain and Fort Thompson was good advice, the action at Randall has been almost non-existent. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has...
April 5, 2016 - 11:29pm
April 4, 2016
Morgan, 17 others inducted into South Dakota High School Basketball Hall of Fame
SIOUX FALLS—Basketball had always been a passion for Scott Morgan. "Without it, what is there in the winter time," he said. On Saturday,...
April 4, 2016 - 12:13am
April 2, 2016
LETTER: Bring railroad passenger services to S. Dakota
To the Editor: I write this article as a public notice.
opinion / letters
April 2, 2016 - 10:54am
April 1, 2016
Mr. and Miss Basketball nominees announced
The nominees for the Mr. and Miss Basketball awards in South Dakota have been announced, with four area players under consideration. Canistota's Shay Jolley is up for the boys award, while Hanson's Kynedi Cheeseman, Mount Vernon/Plankinton's Megan Bultsma and Winner's Allison Cox...
April 1, 2016 - 10:42pm
March 31, 2016
Bultsma, Koepsell, Cox lead Class A girls all-state picks
Three area Class A girls basketball standouts were selected as first-team all-state players by the South Dakota Basketball Coaches Association for their efforts during the 2015-16 season. Megan Bultsma of Mount Vernon/Plankinton, Morgan Koepsell of McCook Central/Montrose and Allison...
March 31, 2016 - 12:14am
March 29, 2016
Archery Honors Up for Grabs at 2016 NASP Tournaments
PIERRE — Young people from across South Dakota will show off their archery skills at the 7th annual National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) State Tournaments. To lessen travel time for students, tournaments will be held at four locations — Rapid City, Yankton, Murdo...
March 29, 2016 - 11:10pm