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Mitchell Polar Plunge raises $27K, breaks record with 103 jumpers
Mitchell Tech showcases program in annual welding competition
Photos from the annual Mitchell Polar Plunge
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
Around the Region
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
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
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
Super Sophomore: Bridgewater-Emery’s Schultz named Republic player of the year
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Boudreau won't be resting Wild stars
Berrios focused on claiming spot in Twins' rotation
'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
Robert "Bob" Jenkinson
WOSTER: Finding funding to keep those sunny days and clouds away
THUNE: It's time to turn the page on Obamacare
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
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
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
March 24, 2017
Mitchell Polar Plunge raises $27K, breaks record with 103 jumpers
With a smile from ear to ear, 11-year-old Matthew Peterson leapt into the icy water. And the smile remained as he left the the water, climbed...
6 hours 7 min ago
Special Olympics state basketball returns to Mitchell this weekend
In Mitchell, March Madness will increase a few notches this weekend. Mitchell will host the 2017 South Dakota Special Olympics state basketball tournament Saturday and Sunday, with nearly 800 athletes competing in both individual and team events. There is no cost to attend any of...
16 hours 57 min ago
March 11, 2017
Bonding over basketball: Special Olympics, DWU basketball partnership a slam dunk
Running first up the court and then back down, the athletes of the Mitchell Area Special Olympics basketball team worked hard Sunday to impress...
March 11, 2017 - 7:30am
February 28, 2016
PHOTOS: Making a splash for Special Olympics
February 28, 2016 - 4:14pm
February 23, 2016
Local man named to Special Olympics South Dakota board of directors
Philip Collins, of Mitchell, was recently named to the board of directors for Special Olympics South Dakota. Collins is a Mitchell native and has lived in Mitchell for a total of 46 years. He has been involved with Special Olympics for 20 years as an official for basketball. His son,...
February 23, 2016 - 10:41am
October 9, 2015
Mitchell to host Special Olympics State Bowling Tournament
Mitchell will host the annual Special Olympics South Dakota Southeast Area Unified Bowling Tournament Oct. 17 at Village Bowl. More than 270 athletes from Brandon, Brookings, Canton, Irene, Mitchell, Sioux Falls and Vermillion are expected during the event, which runs from 9 a.m....
October 9, 2015 - 12:14am
March 1, 2015
Rescheduled Watertown Polar Plunge 1 of several statewide
WATERTOWN (AP) — Some hearty souls in Watertown plan to jump into the water at Stokes-Thomas Lake City Park on Saturday in the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics South Dakota. It was re-scheduled because of frigid temperatures earlier in February. Several South Dakota cities...
March 1, 2015 - 12:20pm
January 26, 2015
Stirling shares story of resilience at DWU
PARKSTON -- Tanner Stirling has a good story, and he got a chance to share it Monday night. More than 75 people gathered inside the Sherman...
January 26, 2015 - 9:04pm
January 20, 2015
Organizers seeking volunteers for Special Olympics tourney
PIERRE (AP) — Organizers of South Dakota's adaptive state basketball tournament are searching for volunteers. The State Basketball Tournament...
January 20, 2015 - 8:32am
August 27, 2014
$1.6M raised for Special Olympics SD expansion
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A fund drive has raised more than $1.6 million to help Special Olympics South Dakota expand its facility in Sioux Falls and introduce a new competition concept. The amount easily surpassed the $1 million goal for the summer drive endorsed by the Sioux Falls...
August 27, 2014 - 10:56pm
April 17, 2014
$1.9M facility for Special Olympics planned in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Special Olympics South Dakota has launched a $1.9 million campaign to raise money for a training facility in Sioux Falls that would give athletes a place to practice without having to compete for gym time with other sports groups. The proposed 16,000-squarefoot...
April 17, 2014 - 1:10pm
March 24, 2014
Mitchell Special Olympics cheer squad takes first
The Mitchell Special Olympics cheerleaders won first place in their division at the Special Olympics South Dakota State Basketball Tournament March 14-15 in Pierre. Cheerleaders included Bryton Cummings, Emilie Cummings, Harley Johnson, Mona Skidmore and Sara Tackett. The coaches...
March 24, 2014 - 11:50pm
February 9, 2014
Polar Plunge raises $11K for Special Olympics
As she warmed herself after rushing from the frigid waters, her hair still dripping wet, Amanda Gilman found only one word to describe her experience...
February 9, 2014 - 8:45pm
November 11, 2013
Artesian man earns award from Special Olympics South Dakota
ARTESIAN — Charlie Unterbrunner was presented Special Olympics South Dakota’s Lyle Farrand Award Nov. 2. The award is for the organization’s outstanding volunteer and was given to Unterbrunner during the state Special Olympics bowling tournament in Aberdeen earlier this month. Unterbrunner,...
November 11, 2013 - 11:51pm
October 1, 2012
Parkston Area Special Olympics team places second
Members of the Parkston Area Special Olympics team competed in the Special Olympics South Dakota State Softball Tournament in Brookings Sept. 22-23. They ended up with second place in one of the Tball divisions of the tournament. Carly VanRoekel, Ethan fifth-grade student, was...
October 1, 2012 - 7:52am