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Two injured in Monday crash north of Platte
Suspect pleads not guilty in fatal overdose death in Lead
Soybean and corn harvests get underway in South Dakota
Pennington County commissioner fined for violating ordinance
2nd person dies of injuries suffered in Edmunds County crash
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Soybean and corn harvests get underway in South Dakota
Livestock Forage Program could do more for producers, ranchers say
Yield impact of dicamba injury unknown, label changes possible in SD
Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Rolling Thunder: ACDC utilizing quick offense for strong start
Area volleyball roundup: Trojans topple Titans in road win
Blackhawks' Kolousek to speak at Mitchell QB Club
Trojans claim Region 3A title
Kernel boys finish ninth at ESD meet
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Laura Jean Haiar
GRAVES: A picture's worth 1,000 words
BROST: Add bean dips to your football fare
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: Did No Two Horns make horse effigy?
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
August 10, 2017
Local group helps new teachers limit supply costs
It's the "calm before the storm" for Jill Miles as she looks around her classroom filled with supplies that still need to be organized and put...
August 10, 2017 - 11:53am
March 23, 2017
One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
PINE RIVER, Minn.—An unlikely class reunion took place at Pine River's Good Samaritan Nursing Home in northern Minnesota last month between...
March 23, 2017 - 3:38pm
October 20, 2015
Sioux Falls high school teacher receives $25K Milken award
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls high school teacher has received a $25,000 prize for furthering excellence in education. Roosevelt High School English teacher Gina Benz received a 2015 Milken Educator Award in a surprise school gathering Tuesday. Benz teaches advanced placement...
October 20, 2015 - 3:17pm
October 16, 2015
Fort Pierre teacher is South Dakota 2016 Teacher of the Year
FORT PIERRE (AP) — Fort Pierre elementary school teacher Sarah Lutz has been named South Dakota's 2016 Teacher of the Year. Lutz is a third-grade teacher at Stanley County Elementary and a member of the school's leadership team. She also serves as a volunteer coach for the...
October 16, 2015 - 1:27pm
July 14, 2015
Sioux Falls high school teacher accused of recording women
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Public school officials in Sioux Falls say a high school teacher accused of using a camera on his shoe to secretly record women has resigned. Sioux Falls Superintendent Brian Maher says he received a letter of resignation from Dallas Wilkinson on Friday....
July 14, 2015 - 1:10pm
May 13, 2015
Longtime Belle Fourche teacher dies while jogging after work
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — No foul play is suspected in the death of a Belle Fourche teacher who died while jogging after work. The body of 56-year-old Phil McNally was found on a bike and walking path late Monday afternoon. McNally taught at the high school for 15 years and also...
May 13, 2015 - 12:59pm
April 26, 2015
Northeastern South Dakota schools seeking music teachers
GROTON (AP) — At least four public schools in northeastern South Dakota are seeking music teachers to fill positions left vacant by retirements and resignations. The Aberdeen American News reports that schools in Groton, Warner, Ipswich and Faulkton have five music positions...
April 26, 2015 - 11:15am
January 30, 2015
Panel approves de-funded rural teacher bill
PIERRE (AP) — A bill aimed at addressing South Dakota's rural teacher shortage survived its first test on Friday, but sponsor Rep. Thomas Holmes has to figure out how to pay for it. The House Appropriations Committee approved a proposal to offer tuition assistance to certain...
January 30, 2015 - 7:40pm
August 19, 2014
Pierre teacher receives Presidential Environmental Teacher Award
A Pierre elementary teacher is the recipient of a presidential environmental education award. Amber Stout, a teacher at Jefferson Elementary School in Pierre, was among the recipients of a Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators. The awards recognize outstanding...
August 19, 2014 - 8:56pm
April 25, 2014
Mitchell kindergarten teacher honored
Nancy Osterloo never envisioned doing anything else as a profession. The L.B. Williams kindergarten teacher was named teacher of the year for...
April 25, 2014 - 5:57am
January 17, 2014
Mitchell schools have high number of 4-decade teachers
Call them experienced, seasoned or old-school. Just don’t call them old. This school year, there are seven teachers in the Mitchell School...
January 17, 2014 - 11:17pm
March 11, 2013
Former New Underwood teacher sentenced to prison in rape case
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A former South Dakota teacher who pleaded guilty to having sex with a 15-year-old student is headed to prison. Circuit Judge Janine Kern on Monday sentenced 26-year-old Kyle Keegan, of Rapid City, to seven years in prison, with four years suspended. Keegan must...
March 11, 2013 - 10:29pm
December 22, 2012
Education veteran Gerald Gramm honored for work
PARKSTON -- When Gerald Gramm first heard that a day was proclaimed in his honor, he was surprised. "At first I kind of thought, 'Why me?' " he said. "Then I felt very honored." Gov.
December 22, 2012 - 5:50pm
December 18, 2012
Plea near in New Underwood teacher rape case
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A plea agreement is in the works for a former New Underwood teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student. The media reports that Kyle Keegan's attorney, Tim Rensch, scheduled a change of plea hearing Tuesday with Circuit Judge Janine...
December 18, 2012 - 3:30pm
November 20, 2012
Ex-SD teacher pleads not guilty to raping girl, 15
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A former South Dakota high school teacher pleaded not guilty to having had sex with a 15-year-old female student. Kyle Keegan, who was also a guidance counselor at his New Underwood school, pleaded not guilty in Pennington County court to charges of fourth-degree...
November 20, 2012 - 2:07pm