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Governor announces 2018 Pheasant Fest to be in Sioux Falls
Jury selection begins in U.S. case against church shooter
Troubled lawyer shoots nine in Houston before being killed by police
Motive sought in fatal shooting at Washington state mall after arrest
Clinton and Trump to square off in highly anticipated debate
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
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
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
Kernels go 1-2 against West River foes
Record-setting wrestlers go into MHS hall of fame
Carpenter, Mock earn all-ESD honors
Arnold Palmer, 'King' of the PGA tour, dies at 87
Kernels earn road win at Pierre
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Raymond Russell Stevens
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
Why bother now writing a new mission statement?
OUR VIEW: Hisses and Cheers
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
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