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Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths
Regulator: Dakota Access pipeline worker killed in accident
Far-reaching tribal solidarity displayed at pipeline protest
3 tribal colleges in South Dakota get USDA grant funding
Defense attorneys ask about death penalty in casino killing
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
Photos from the Kernels game against Harrisburg
No. 3 Harrisburg rallies past No. 2 Mitchell
Dakota State stuns Dakota Wesleyan football team
No. 3 Jaguars fend off No. 4 Cowboys
Kernels cross country brings back bigger squad
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Shellie Rene Hansen (Gaulke)
Andrew Clarence Sybesma
Steven Douglas Coulter
Fern M. Chasing Horse
LETTER: Booze is seemingly everywhere
LETTER: Time passes, but remember all involved at 9-11
LETTER: Ask for fair pay on Labor Day
LETTER: Let's double check Thune's claim
LETTER: State's attorney should look into gas prices
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
August 2, 2016
U.S. House candidate Hawks calls for the expiration of controversial EB-5 program
U.S. House of Representatives candidate Paula Hawks is calling to put an end to South Dakota's controversial EB-5 visa program. Hawks, a Democratic State Representative from Hartford, said the troubled program should be allowed to expire next month. Hawks, who will square off with...
August 2, 2016 - 5:43pm
July 27, 2016
Indian Health Service announces contract to improve health services in Rosebud, Pine Ridge
The latest move made by the Indian Health Service could help the Rosebud and Pine Ridge hospitals provide quality health care on tribal land. The IHS announced Wednesday a $700,000 contract to the independent nonprofit The Joint Commission to provide accreditation services for IHS...
July 27, 2016 - 4:59pm
July 23, 2016
Trump acceptance speech ratings fall short of record
Donald Trump's 75-minute acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention attracted a bigger U.S. television audience than the same event four years ago but failed to match the all-time record, according to Nielsen data released on Friday.An estimated 32.2 million people tuned...
July 23, 2016 - 8:26pm
Federal prisoner jumps fence, escapes from Yankton facility
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Federal prison officials say an inmate has escaped from a minimum security work camp in Yankton. The U.S. Marshals Service says 33-year-old Johnny Tiner was observed jumping a fence a facility shortly after midnight on Saturday. They say he is considered armed...
July 23, 2016 - 8:17pm
June 28, 2016
Hoven man dies in motorcycle crash
SELBY — A Hoven man died Tuesday from a Saturday motorcycle crash when he hit a deer around 10:14 p.m. near Selby. James Webb, 58, was...
June 28, 2016 - 4:52pm
May 18, 2016
SDHCA seeking eldest living South Dakotan
The South Dakota Health Care Association's Century Club is in search of the 2016 Centenarian of the Year. To qualify for this recognition, an individual must have been born before Dec. 27, 1908. At the end of each year, an award is presented to the eldest living Century Club member,...
May 18, 2016 - 5:57pm
April 13, 2016
Meth use now has attention of law enforcement and governor's aides
PIERRE—State government plans to spend up to $100,000 for the design of videos and flyers against methamphetamines, as part of a broadening response to the drugs' fierce dangers, the governor's legal counsel said Wednesday. Jim Seward said there would be conversations with state...
April 13, 2016 - 5:43pm
Dakotas join other states in legal brief in cross dispute
PIERRE (AP) — The Dakotas and two dozen other states are weighing in on a legal battle over a cross in Maryland. The atheist American Humanist Association has appealed a federal judge's ruling that a 40-foot-tall cross on land owned by the state of Maryland doesn't violate the U.S....
April 13, 2016 - 12:35pm
March 8, 2016
Kernel boys fall to Rapid City Central in state play-in game
RAPID CITY—A slow start by the Mitchell High School boys basketball team was too difficult for the Kernels to overcome on Tuesday. Mitchell fell to Rapid City Central 64-55 on Tuesday in the Region 2AA play-in game, ending the Kernels season and state title hopes.
March 8, 2016 - 11:28pm
Some South Dakotans not happy with new license plate design
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's new license plate is drawing complaints. The plate that the state started issuing Jan. 1 is similar to the old Mount Rushmore plate design, but with different coloring. Some drivers say the beige and blue plates are too dark and look dirty, and...
March 8, 2016 - 10:23am
February 23, 2016
Agriculture Secretary to vacate office in March
South Dakota Agriculture Secretary Lucas Lentsch plans to vacate his office after three years of service. Lentsch, who was appointed to the position in April 2013 after two years as director of agricultural development for South Dakota, said he is leaving to take a position in the...
February 23, 2016 - 5:58pm
Klumb makes 'difficult decision,' supports tax increase for teacher pay
Without a change of heart from one local legislator, a bill meant to raise teacher pay could have died in the House. Rep. Joshua Klumb, R-Mount Vernon, was one of three representatives to change his vote on Tuesday on a bill to raise the South Dakota sales tax by a half percent to...
February 23, 2016 - 5:46pm
February 22, 2016
Committee to consider bills on child porn, human trafficking
The South Dakota Senate Judiciary Committee will consider two bills relating to human trafficking and child pornography today. Senate Bill 169, which was proposed by Sen. Ried Holien, R-Watertown, and Rep. Scott Craig, R-Rapid City, would revise existing legislation to strengthen...
February 22, 2016 - 6:28pm
February 15, 2016
State Sen. Sutton hasn't counted out run for governor
BURKE — Two years remain in Gov. Dennis Daugaard's final term, and one South Dakota Democrat has entertained the idea of filling the upcoming vacancy. A lot could change for State Senator and Senate Minority Leader Billie Sutton, D-Burke, between now and 2018, but he has thought...
February 15, 2016 - 10:05pm
February 10, 2016
Chamberlain leads area teams in Class A gymnastics
BROOKINGS—Three Mitchell-area gymnastics teams are ready to close out the season under the bright lights at the Class A state gymnastics meet on Friday and Saturday at the Swiftel Center in Brookings. Chamberlain, Wagner/Bon Homme and Parkston/Ethan/Hanson each will compete...
February 10, 2016 - 11:41pm