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Parkston hosts mock car crash to highlight the dangers of distracted driving
Jury selection begins for child-murder trial
Avera Queen of Peace Foundation names new director
Hungry Dog owners attempt to ‘move on’ from drug charges
Fort Thompson man charged with child rape, abuse
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Wagner wins SESD tournament
Mitchell places 11th, 13th at state event
Tigers swept by Hastings
DWU teams blanked by Broncos
Both DWU squads finish 7th in Yankton
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Joseph J. Turnis
Timothy Edward Cokeley
Floyd "Buddy" Brodkorb
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
OPINION: This time for president, none of the above
Trump term-limit plan would be popular here
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
July 21, 2014
$294K federal grant will pay to digitize newspapers
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., Monday announced the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded a $294,665 federal grant to the South Dakota Department of Tourism and State Development. This grant money will be used to fund the South Dakota Digital...
July 21, 2014 - 8:47pm
June 8, 2014
Deadline set for visitor center plan
Each year, thousands of Mitchell visitors are welcomed to the city at a tiny log cabin off Burr Street, near Interstate 90. That's why, in 2010, the Mitchell Area Development Corporation bought the property directly adjacent to the cabin hoping to demolish the existing building there,...
June 8, 2014 - 9:25am
June 3, 2014
Prehistoric Indian Village having temporary exhibit on Lakota, Nakota, Dakota
The Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village is having a temporary exhibit from the South Dakota Historical Society beginning June 12 on the art of the Lakota, Nakota and Dakota peoples. The Dakota, Nakota and Lakota of South Dakota have a long history of creating beautiful works of art....
June 3, 2014 - 5:52pm
May 29, 2014
Mammoth Site in Hot Springs gets $862K in USDA funding
HOT SPRINGS (AP) — The Mammoth Site in southwest South Dakota has been granted $862,100 in federal funding to build a new learning center that will include two theaters. Officials with the site in Hot Springs plan to build a 5,800-square-foot addition that will feature a new...
May 29, 2014 - 6:23pm
May 26, 2014
Officials propose fees for Minuteman Missile Site near Philip
PHILIP (AP) — Guided tours at Minuteman Missile National Historic Site in Philip may soon stop being free. The National Park Service has proposed a fee for the tours of the Delta-01 underground nuclear launch facility. The Rapid City Journal reports the Park Service has...
May 26, 2014 - 5:14pm
May 19, 2014
Summer hours start this week at Mount Rushmore
KEYSTONE (AP) — Mount Rushmore National Memorial starts its expanded summer hours this week. The Black Hills tourist site draws nearly 3 million visitors every year. Starting Friday, the Lincoln Borglum Visitor Center and Information Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 10...
May 19, 2014 - 6:46am
May 15, 2014
Interstate Information Centers open this weekend
PIERRE — South Dakota's 13 Interstate Information Centers open Saturday to welcome and aid guests as they travel within the state. Most of the centers are open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and all are located along Interstates 29 and 90 near Chamberlain, New Effington,...
May 15, 2014 - 5:43pm
May 12, 2014
Reptile Gardens listed in Guinness World Records
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Reptile Gardens tourist attraction in Rapid City has slithered its way into the record books. The facility, with more than 200 species of reptiles from around the world, is listed in the latest edition of the Guinness World Records book as home to the...
May 12, 2014 - 10:28am
May 5, 2014
SD Tourism launches peak-season advertising
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's Department of Tourism has launched its peak-season advertising across the country. This year's campaign includes...
May 5, 2014 - 12:07pm
May 4, 2014
Governor's mansion resuming public tours
PIERRE (AP) — Free weekly tours at the South Dakota governor's mansion return next month. First Lady Linda Daugaard says she and Gov. Dennis Daugaard are happy to again open the home on the shore of Capitol Lake to the public. It marks the fourth season of the tours. Weekly...
May 4, 2014 - 11:11pm
May 1, 2014
MISKIMINS: Corn Palace gives us a chance to tell our story
By Jacki Miskimins Mitchell Convention & Visitors Bureau We've all been there: You're on a plane, or at a conference, or on your own vacation, and someone asks, "So where are you from?" Mitchell, South Dakota, you reply. "Oh!
May 1, 2014 - 10:44pm
April 30, 2014
Activities planned for National Travel & Tourism Week
The Mitchell Convention & Visitors Bureau announced Wednesday several activities happening in town to celebrate the travel and tourism industry and the economic and social contributions it brings to Mitchell. National Travel & Tourism Week runs Saturday through May 11 this year. During...
April 30, 2014 - 9:27pm
April 28, 2014
Deadwood bringing tourism consultant back
DEADWOOD (AP) — A tourism consultant will be back in Deadwood in May to help the city establish a brand and increase tourism in the Northern Hills community. Mayor Chuck Turbiville signed Deadwood’s Branding, Product Development, and Marketing Action Plan this week, which...
April 28, 2014 - 6:50am
April 23, 2014
Yankton bids for international archery tournament
YANKTON (AP) — Yankton is submitting a bid to host an international archery competition that includes hundreds of participants and is viewed by almost 1 billion people on television. More than 60 countries will send archers to the 2015 Youth World Championships. The Daily Press...
April 23, 2014 - 6:44pm
March 24, 2014
Evans Plunge, oldest tourist attraction in Black Hills, to reopen
HOT SPRINGS (AP) — The oldest operating tourist attraction in western South Dakota’s Black Hills is ready for business, under new owners. Evans Plunge is a warm mineral water park in the town of Hot Springs. Last year residents approved a measure for the city to buy the park for...
March 24, 2014 - 7:28am