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Man pleads guilty in Salem drug store theft
Platte golf course vandalized early Sunday morning
Area organizations receive more than $13K worth of grants
High school activities association starts search for executive director
High school association directors restructure its financial committee
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
Wahlen ready to orchestrate Kernel offense
Winner ready to repeat
Canistota football team ready for 9AA challenge
Inaugural Kernel Bowl set to be a success
Thursday's volleyball match is Booster Club night
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Garlan "Gar" Edgar Mueller
Andrew Clarence Sybesma
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
OUR VIEW: Educators should encourage dual credit program
DUFFET: Paying for College and the Clinton New College Compact
MISKIMINS: Phillips helping, contributing in her hometown
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
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