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Mitchell woman faces burglary, forgery, theft charges
Fourth DUI lands Mitchell man in jail
Mitchell man vows reform after identity theft sentence
Mount Vernon man accused of making video of step-daughter
Colorado woman pleads not guilty to hashish charges
Jackrabbits look to reach third round for first time
Vikings pencil in Cassel as starting QB
Experienced Marlin boys look to return to winning
Nine Patriots land on 11AAA all-state team
Kernel wrestling team returns six state qualifiers
Card shower for Mueller requested
Wessington Springs man turns 80
Bainbridge to celebrate 97th birthday
PHOTO: Five generations of Delzers
Open house held for Ethan woman’s 90th birthday
OUR VIEW: City should add administrator to government
GUEBERT: Big Ag and Big Data
OPINION: Congress passes the buck but not bills
OPINION: Beauty, practicality can co-exist in architecture
POWERS: Stace Nelson not ‘South Dakota Nice’?
Concerns spray up about grassland damage from mud bogging
Summit aims to get farmers, hunters both on side of pheasants
SD pheasant licenses plummet
Bald eagle found near Mickelson Trail dies at Pierre facility
Ethanol's rise can mean loss of hunting lands
Louise M. Pody
Charles Clifford Mahaffey
Leonard Allen Peters
July 29, 2013
Some Sturgis Rally bikers getting an early start
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in western South Dakota doesn't begin for another week, but some bikers already have embarked on their journey to the Black Hills. Dale Abbott, who has traveled from Indiana to South Dakota, told KELO-TV in Sioux Falls that...
news / state
July 29, 2013 - 1:59pm
Rapid City to host international snowmobile event
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Rapid City has been selected to host the International Snowmobile Congress in June 2016. The Congress is a gathering of devoted snowmobile riders. An estimated 500 delegates from the United States, Canada, Sweden and Russia are expected at the event. ...
outdoors / life / state
July 29, 2013 - 7:47am
July 26, 2013
Minuteman Missile site to get new visitor center
INTERIOR (AP) -- The Minuteman Missile National Historic Site is building a new visitor center. The new 7,300-square-foot center will house displays, a theater, retail space and the park's administrative offices. Groundbreaking on the new center is scheduled to occur within the...
news / state
July 26, 2013 - 12:05pm
July 25, 2013
Platte rec area sees visitor increase
PLATTE -- Weather and walleye fishing are bringing more campers to South Dakota's state parks. Snake Creek, a state Game, Fish and Parks campground and recreation area about eight miles southwest of Platte, is seeing a boost in revenue. Snake Creek District Manager Dave...
outdoors / life
July 25, 2013 - 8:02am
July 23, 2013
Corn Palace visitors grinding and shelling 400-500 ears per day
Unlikely as it sounds, the Corn Palace almost ran out of corn. Not for the famed corn murals, but for a new and popular hands-on exhibit inside...
life / news / local
July 23, 2013 - 7:29pm
July 18, 2013
Stop in the name of ... free tickets
A family from Lebanon, Mo., won a free nights stay in Mitchell and free admission to area attractions, including free Crow's Nest tickets to...
news / local
July 18, 2013 - 3:41pm
OUR VIEW: Enjoy free publicity from AAA's foul-up
Don't get too upset about the goofy mistake made recently by the travel agency AAA. Yes, AAA's travel marketers should well know where Mount Rushmore is. As we all know, the great granite monument to four American presidents is in the Black Hills of South Dakota, not North Dakota,...
opinion / editorials
July 18, 2013 - 9:16am
July 12, 2013
East Coast vacation ad places Mount Rushmore in ND
news / state
July 12, 2013 - 9:17am
July 10, 2013
SD tourism officials look to lure Chinese visitors
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota Department of Tourism is hoping to draw Chinese visitors to the Mount Rushmore state. South Dakota tourism officials recently hosted their first Chinese familiarization tour of the state for Chinese tour operators.
news / state
July 10, 2013 - 3:06pm
July 5, 2013
OUR VIEW: Corn Palace: Sometimes little things mean most
A pair of ideas might make the Corn Palace stronger for the future. One is obvious: The $7.1 million plan for Corn Palace renovation and expansion, which is awaiting its fate as members of the City Council consider it. The other: The interactive displays at the Palace that...
opinion / editorials / local
July 5, 2013 - 7:12am
July 3, 2013
Independence Day at Rushmore kicks off Wednesday
MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL (AP) -- Presidential re-enactors will kick-off a two-day Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore National Memorial on Wednesday with an in-character news conference in the Carvers Cafe. The re-enactors also will give presentations, sign autographs...
life / news / state
July 3, 2013 - 8:13am
July 1, 2013
Deadwood trolley to operate 3 days a week
DEADWOOD (AP) -- A manager for a new trolley service for tourists in the Black Hills says it's off to a slow start. The Deadwood Attractions Trolley takes visitors to various sites around town for a flat rate of $3. Trolley manager Bob Nelson Sr. says the trial service is meant...
news / state
July 1, 2013 - 6:21am
June 30, 2013
Corn Palace adds new exhibits
New season, new exhibits. Corn Palace Director Mark Schilling said the Corn Palace brought in multiple new exhibits this year, which have been grouped into five categories. Most of the exhibits were purchased from the Indiana State Museum. One exhibit, a corn grinding wheel and...
life / local
June 30, 2013 - 10:18pm
June 27, 2013
Corn Palace seeing tourism boost
The Corn Palace turnstile count is up 9,805 turns from two years ago, and nearby businesses are seeing the benefits. Corn Palace turnstiles...
life / news / business / local
June 27, 2013 - 5:38am
June 21, 2013
Minuteman Missile bill wins Senate OK
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The U.S. Senate has approved legislation to construct a visitor center at the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site in western South Dakota. The bill calls for transferring approximately 29 acres of National Forest Service land to the National Park Service...
news / state
June 21, 2013 - 8:17am