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First vehicles pulled from wreckage of collapsed Florida bridge
Russia to expel 23 British diplomats and close consulate in row over poisoned ex-spy
United flight had to be diverted because it accidentally had a dog onboard
FBI's McCabe is fired a little more than 24 hours before he could retire
Around the Region: Lake Andes, Wessington Springs & Freeman
Paws with purpose: Pets playing larger role in the workplace
Experts share advice for first-time homebuyers
Chasing the American dream: Homebuyers face hurdles
Drink milk -- and save a farm
A problem the rest of the country shares with Toys R Us: Not enough babies
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Monsanto's cancer fight judge pictures weed killer showers
Monsanto's cancer fight judge pictures weed killer showers
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Busy SD farm twins 7 out of 22 heifers as snow, wind take toll
Miguel Ibarra's start bodes well for next opportunity with Minnesota United
Wild get past cellar-dwelling Coyotes
Aldridge leads Spurs past Timberwolves
Minnesota United secures second straight victory
Huskies rally for double overtime win over White River
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Casin L Yegge
Phyllis A. Person-Riffe
Nina Kay Merkwan
Charles "Chuck" Gukeisen
LETTER: We must prevent all mass killings, not just shootings
NOVAK: A symbiotic commitment to success
WOSTER: The 'unlikely tale' of snake-driving St. Patrick
What to look for on plant descriptions
OPINION: South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship: A gift for South Dakota's future
Snowmobiles, walleyes and fish of a lifetime on Lake of the Woods
BRAD DOKKEN: Embracing ice and snow on Lake of the Woods
'Best lake trout day ever': Out among the Apostle Islands, Josh Teigen and friends find lakers of all size
Extremely rare, 'one in a million' yellow cardinal spotted in Alabama
Wiltz: Fish and weeds worth eating?
Mike Royston, Sr.
October 28, 2016
A moment to 'cherish': Tayler Reichelt caps win with touchdown run
In the final seconds of a one-sided Class 11AA quarterfinal playoff game Thursday, Tayler Reichelt created the loudest roar of the night. The...
October 28, 2016 - 10:03am
Gold rush: No. 1 Kernels cruise into semifinals
One down. Two to go. For the second consecutive season, the Mitchell High School football team is headed to the Class 11AA semifinals after the...
October 28, 2016 - 12:01am
October 27, 2016
Photos from the Kernels 79-22 win over Sturgis in 11AA playoffs
October 27, 2016 - 11:02pm
Authorities ID 2 victims of fatal crash in Meade County
STURGIS (AP) — Authorities have identified two people who died in a crash in western South Dakota's Meade County. The Highway Patrol says two pickup trucks crashed at the intersection of two rural roads north of Sturgis shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday. Sixty-seven-year-old Ronald Audus,...
October 27, 2016 - 10:57am
October 26, 2016
New season starts for No. 1 Kernels
A new season begins for the Mitchell High School football team today. After securing a 8-1 record in the regular season, Mitchell's best regular...
October 26, 2016 - 10:52pm
2 people killed in 2-pickup crash north of Sturgis
STURGIS (AP) — Two people are dead after a crash in western South Dakota's Meade County. The Highway Patrol says two pickup trucks crashed at the intersection of two rural roads north of Sturgis shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday. The 67-year-old man driving one of the pickups and a 32-year-old...
October 26, 2016 - 11:22am
September 8, 2016
Vendor sales at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally drop 55 percent
STURGIS (AP) — Vendor sales at this year's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally were down 55 percent from last year's landmark 75th anniversary event. The state Department of Revenue says vendor sales this year totaled just under $15 million, down from about $33 million during the 2015 rally....
September 8, 2016 - 11:18am
September 6, 2016
2-vehicle crash in Boulder Canyon near Sturgis kills man
STURGIS (AP) — Authorities have identified a 72-year-old man who died after his car hit a pickup truck in Boulder Canyon near Sturgis. The Highway Patrol says Rudolph Witton of Sturgis failed to negotiate a curve on U.S. Highway 14A, crossed the center line and collided with the...
September 6, 2016 - 10:53am
September 2, 2016
Judge's ruling confirms Buffalo Chip is not a town
STURGIS (AP) — A South Dakota judge has issued a final ruling confirming that the Buffalo Chip Campground of Sturgis Motorcycle Rally fame cannot be a town. The Rapid City Journal reports Circuit Court Judge Jerome Eckrich has issued a 30-page document with 103 findings supporting...
September 2, 2016 - 10:33am
August 18, 2016
Sturgis Motorcycle Rally traffic down 40 percent from 2015
STURGIS (AP) — Traffic at this year's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally was down nearly 40 percent from last year's landmark 75th anniversary event. Data from the state Transportation Department show 508,610 vehicles attended the Aug. 3-14 event, down from 830,503 last year. It is the lowest...
August 18, 2016 - 11:33am
August 15, 2016
Traffic injuries, fatalities fall dramatically at Sturgis
STURGIS (AP) — Traffic-related injuries and fatalities at this year's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally were down dramatically from a year ago, when the 75th annual event attracted record crowds. The Highway Patrol reported 50 injury accidents and a record-low three deaths during the seven-day...
August 15, 2016 - 1:19pm
Missouri man killed in South Dakota motorcycle crash ID'd
STURGIS (AP) — Authorities have identified a Missouri man who died in a motorcycle crash at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in western South Dakota. The Highway Patrol says 60-year-old Donald Keaton Jr., of Kansas City, died at the scene on state Highway 79 south of Newell on Friday...
August 15, 2016 - 1:02pm
Sturgis bees kill dog, sting police officers multiple times
STURGIS (AP) — Bees held in a commercial beehive in Sturgis killed a dog and stung several people including police officers Friday evening, according to authorities. Officials responded to a report after the keeper tried to add more bees to the hive, the Rapid City Journal reported....
August 15, 2016 - 12:49pm
August 11, 2016
Highway Patrol identifies California man killed in crash
STURGIS (AP) — The South Dakota Highway Patrol has identified a 65-year-old man who died in a one-vehicle motorcycle crash south of Sturgis. Authorities say James Smith of Concord, California, was pronounced dead Monday at the scene. Officials say his motorcycle went into the ditch...
August 11, 2016 - 11:21am
August 10, 2016
Local Highway Patrol troopers lend a hand in Sturgis
It's all hands on deck for South Dakota law enforcement covering the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally this week. According to Lt. Paul Gerken, of the...
August 10, 2016 - 5:18pm