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Jerry Lewis, king of low-brow comedy and charity fundraiser, dies at 91
Davison Co. to resume 2018 budget talks
Trump struggles to move past Bannon, starting with Afghanistan
To refinance or not? Grads explore paths to debt-free living
Navy begins probe into collision of U.S. destroyer in Southeast Asia, 10 sailors missing, 5 injured
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
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Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
Weather, ag economy play role in lower Dakotafest attendance
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Dempsey's late PK sends Sounders past Minnesota United
State amateur baseball tournament brings in $54K
Experienced Kernels ready for new season
Players stepping into new roles for DWU volleyball team
Sano to DL with shin injury; Kennys Vargas likely to be called up
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
Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
You're only as strong as your weakest LinkedIn profile
Love is an untidy, long story
Trump terrible, but Democrats impotent
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
South Dakota graduate student conducts fox study
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
James and Karen Geppert
September 5, 2014
2014 tourism season finishes strong
While visitor numbers dipped a bit at major South Dakota tourist attractions such as the Corn Palace and Mount Rushmore, other categories such...
September 5, 2014 - 4:53pm
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