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Proposed Mitchell parking ban may re-emerge
Veterans' Holiday Relief Drive taking place through Jan. 30
Longfellow first-graders learn 'value of giving' with Angel Tree donation
Tripp man charged with burglary, choking woman in Mitchell
'Bring the 153rd Home for Christmas' fundraiser a success
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Mesman leads Class A all-state first team
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Flyers top Trojans
Second half dooms Mitchell Christian in season-opener
Kernels gymnasts keep it rolling
Miller powers SDSU over UND
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Fighting for What Matters
Lest we forget
OUR VIEW: A win for transparency
Preparing for a lean year
Retirement finds the Legislature's only homemaker
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
September 6, 2016
State Fair still shows our state's farm roots
HURON — Twenty years ago or so, South Dakota stood at the edge of losing our State Fair. Through the determination of a lot of people,...
September 6, 2016 - 10:19am
September 1, 2016
Photos from the First Day of the State Fair
September 1, 2016 - 5:38pm
August 31, 2016
It's a great fair, state or territorial
South Dakota held state fairs before it became a state. The State Fair, which opens Thursday and runs through Labor Day in Huron, started in...
August 31, 2016 - 11:07am
August 11, 2016
Healthy cooking lessons coming to South Dakota State Fair
HURON (AP) — Looking for alternatives to the state fair's deep-fried staples? Worry no more, the South Dakota State University Extension has you covered. Registered dietitians with the SDSU Extension will be offering healthy cooking lessons during this year's South Dakota State...
August 11, 2016 - 11:27am
March 29, 2016
Officials tackling gopher problem at State Fairgrounds
HURON, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota State Fair officials have hired a company to take care of a gopher problem on the fairgrounds in Huron. Fair Manager Peggy Besch says officials have fielded numerous complaints about the rodents that burrow holes and create tripping hazards. She says...
March 29, 2016 - 11:05am
December 28, 2015
Miniature heifer division added to 4-H State Fair show
BROOKINGS (AP) — The 4-H breeding beef show at the 2016 South Dakota State Fair will feature a new division. The South Dakota State University Extension says the State 4-H Beef Committee has added a miniature heifer division. John Madison is the SDSU Extension 4-H youth program...
December 28, 2015 - 10:44am
September 8, 2015
Taking a victory lap
September 8, 2015 - 10:05pm
South Dakota State Fair draws to a close
HURON (AP) — The South Dakota State Fair has drawn to a close. Monday's activities were themed around Poultry Party Day, though all live bird exhibitions were suspended due to the Avian Influenza outbreak earlier this year. The Dakota Provisions plant hosted a turkey sandwich...
September 8, 2015 - 11:21am
Letcher man becomes the first from Sanborn County to receive Heartland Saddle
HURON—Gus Nelson was surrounded by friends and supporters Sunday morning at the South Dakota State Fair in Huron. The fair featured...
September 8, 2015 - 10:27am
September 2, 2015
Free admission, coupons offered for South Dakota State Fair
HURON (AP) — The state Department of Agriculture says there are plenty of ways to visit the South Dakota State Fair without taking a big hit...
September 2, 2015 - 2:19pm
August 28, 2015
Daugaard declares veterans day at state fair in September
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has declared a veterans day at the State Fair in September and is asking state residents to honor the men and women who fought for freedom. The South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs said Thursday that Daugaard declared Sept. 3 the veterans...
August 28, 2015 - 1:11pm
August 21, 2015
OPINION: Take me out to the fair
It is that special time of year again when families of all ages from every corner of the state can enjoy the sights and sounds of our state and...
August 21, 2015 - 12:26pm
May 27, 2015
Nordby Exhibit Hall celebrated
HURON — As a new 4-H exhibit hall at the South Dakota State Fairgrounds approaches its funding goal, state and local officials celebrated...
May 27, 2015 - 8:14pm
April 1, 2015
Huey Lewis and the News playing at South Dakota State Fair
HURON (AP) — Huey Lewis and the News is among the acts coming to the South Dakota State Fair in Huron. The rock and roll band will perform at the grandstand Sunday, Sept. 6. Its hits include "Heart of Rock & Roll," ''I Want a New Drug," ''The Power of Love" and "Workin'...
April 1, 2015 - 2:35pm
March 4, 2015
State Fair brainstorming ways to keep up positive attendance
HURON (AP) — Organizers of the South Dakota State Fair in Huron are trying to keep the momentum of higher attendance going. Visitor numbers for the 2014 fair were up 15 percent over the year before. State Fair manager Peggy Besch says fair commissioners are working on lining...
March 4, 2015 - 3:46pm