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State House GOP leader departs campaign for re-election
After convention high, Clinton to hit the road in U.S. Rust Belt
Florida announces Zika is likely spreading by mosquitoes in the continental U.S.
Six Michigan employees charged with misconduct in Flint water crisis
Egg-laying chickens and eggs both up in South Dakota
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Egg-laying chickens and eggs both up in South Dakota
The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
Land-locked rancher awarded cash in sale of cattle rival said he owned
Fight over electricity for new grain elevator ends in a compromise
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
MAC swimmers set for state
Four Corners claims District 3B title
Kimball-White Lake tops Platte in region title game
Amateur baseball roundup: Mustangs stun Mudcats for state berth
Mitchell Black advances to title game
ACT goes under the sea
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Constance "Connie" C. Perkins
Jackie (Bowar) Miiller
Dorothy Ann (Willis) Kaser
LeRoy Harold Goehring
Returning from the battlefield to a battle at home
OUR VIEW: Kudos to city's mosquito control efforts
Tragedies felt in South Dakota
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
May 21, 2016
LETTER: Former South Dakotan's plea for change
To the Editor: Born and raised in Gettysburg, I went into the U.S. Navy following high school and returned home after that service; that was...
May 21, 2016 - 10:36am
SD umpire count no longer safe
n South Dakota. "We used to have 325 to 350 umpires about two years ago, but we have 216 umpires today," said Brad Schramm, who runs the South...
May 21, 2016 - 12:42am
May 17, 2016
MAYER: Finally enjoying South Dakota's great outdoors
As a South Dakota native, I'd like to think I've learned a lot about the positives and negatives in my 25-plus years living in the Rushmore State. From climbing Harney Peak in the Black Hills to having a Long Island at Carey's Bar in Vermillion, I've tried to see and do everything...
May 17, 2016 - 11:52pm
Bon Homme/Scotland advances in prep baseball playoffs
TABOR — Bolstered by a one-hit shutout from Chase Kortan, the Bon Homme/Scotland prep baseball team picked up a first-round playoff win in Region 1B West, topping Wagner/Avon/Lake Andes 10-0 in five innings. Kortan had nine strikeouts in the win, pitching all five innings. BH/S...
May 17, 2016 - 11:48pm
May 10, 2016
Golfer with Mitchell ties takes another swing at U.S. Open
SIOUX FALLS — For the second time in his life, Brandon Hartzell is 36 holes away from qualifying from one of the biggest golf tournaments in the world: the U.S. Open. And how has he been preparing to make it? By playing rounds at Wild Oak Golf Course in Mitchell. Hartzell, 28,...
May 10, 2016 - 12:01am
May 7, 2016
Burke native Frank fires up Relays crowd at the high jump
SIOUX FALLS — Burke native Tyler Frank noticed the cheers at the Howard Wood Dakota Relays Friday night. Not just from the people standing around the high jump bar, but instead, it was the whole stadium cheering on the University of South Dakota long jump standout to get it...
May 7, 2016 - 12:12am
May 5, 2016
Mitchell's Patton wins state bowling competition
BROOKINGS — Mitchell's Laurel Patton finished first in her division at the South Dakota State U.S. Bowling Center Women's Tournament, which concluded Sunday at Prairie Lanes in Brookings and was played over four weeks. Patton was the top-finisher in the handicap all-events division,...
May 5, 2016 - 11:38pm
May 3, 2016
Alexandria after another state championship
ALEXANDRIA — For many amateur baseball teams, back-to-back second-place finishes wouldn't be considered a let down. That's not the case for the Alexandria Angels, who won the Class B state championship in 2013 and finished as the runner-up in 2014 and 2015. "In our eyes, I guess...
May 3, 2016 - 1:04am
Area baseball: Hanson County, McCook pick up wins
ALEXANDRIA — Wyatt Kayser was 2-of-3 at the plate and threw six solid innings to help Hanson County to a 4-3 victory, rallying past Lennox in prep baseball Monday in Alexandria. Tucker Kingsbury added two hits and two RBI and Sam Arend and Josh Feiner each knocked in runs for...
May 3, 2016 - 1:03am
April 29, 2016
Platte-Geddes takes a shot with high school trapshooting
PLATTE — Troy Kirsch can't help but be a little jealous of kids these days. Unlike when he graduated from school in Platte, high school...
April 29, 2016 - 8:24am
April 28, 2016
Wessington Springs amateur baseball team folds
For the second time in four years, Wessington Springs won't be fielding an amateur baseball team. Low numbers caused the Owls to forgo the 2013 season and similar problems have plagued the team in 2016. In 2015, Wessington Springs had 12 players on its roster. Former Wessington Springs...
April 28, 2016 - 12:20am
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...
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...
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