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Park Rapids police reveal contents inside suspicious box initially considered to be possible explosives
State trooper who fatally shot suspect cleared after probe
Rapid City man pleads guilty in New Year's bayonet killing
U.S. takes 'full responsibility' for Manchester intelligence leaks, Tillerson says
The Trumps take their first official trip, and the world gets its first real look at the Trump marriage
Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
Cool, wet weather limits fieldwork in South Dakota
Southwest Minnesota's Tru Shrimp venture builds on region's crops
ND organic farmer wins USDA appeal after 7 years
Vikings sign two 2017 draft picks, but rookie contract disputes rage on
James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors
Kunitz scores 2 as Penguins edge Sens in Game 7
Amateur baseball roundup: Larson strikes out 16 as Mount Vernon takes down Platte
Mitchell Black loses season-opener
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Ada Jean Caffee
Ada Jean Caffee
Janice Marie Buckley
Opinion: Circus folding its tent
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
OUR VIEW: Critical to recognize EMS crews
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
OPINION: Wollman gave meaning to 'public service'
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
Dick and Joan Goetsch
Myron and Margaret Eich
December 10, 2015
OPINION: 'Snow is nice until you have to drive in it'
There's nothing like the first snowfall of the year. When I was young, a heavy storm meant no school, and my sisters and I would play cards with Dad—after we did the farm chores. Snow is nice until you have to drive in it. Though South Dakotans know how to handle snow and cold...
December 10, 2015 - 4:43pm
OPINION: Searching for slush
Back in August, I saw a bunch of fallen leaves on the lawn and told people it was a disturbing sign that fall was near. I was premature. A better sign of the arrival of fall came day before yesterday when I winterized my boat. That's it. Summer over. The boat goes in the garage until...
October 10, 2015 - 9:40am
October 7, 2015
OPINION: A road full of memories
Nancy and I don't regularly travel west on Highway 34, so naturally when we took that route recently from Pierre to Deadwood, I found along the way many memories of times Greg Latza and I did story-photo packages back in our newspaper days. Nancy and I traveled to Deadwood for the...
October 7, 2015 - 11:08am
October 2, 2015
LETTER: Interstate speed limit is too fast
To the Editor: On Sept. 23, I was returning to Mitchell from Chamberlain on Interstate 90 to prepare for my brother's funeral on Sept. 24 when I blew a tire on my pickup. I pulled to the side of the road and applied my flashers. My passenger rear tire was the culprit of all the...
October 2, 2015 - 11:28pm
August 22, 2015
OPINION: What if ... ?
For a good part of her life, my mom had a desire to travel through Ireland, land of her McManus ancestors. Notice I said she longed to travel "through'' Ireland. She loved the idea of being in Ireland, the idea of seeing the shamrocks and the leprechauns, hearing the lilt of Irish...
August 22, 2015 - 9:34am
August 7, 2015
COLUMN: Back to the open road
When the gang at the Office of Emergency Management offered me the chance to leave retirement temporarily and do some public-information work with them for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, it seemed like a pleasant way to spend a few days in August. As I idled on a stretch of head-to-head...
August 7, 2015 - 4:26pm
August 5, 2015
OPINION: Hosting the 75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
It's rally time in South Dakota. What started in 1938 as a single motorcycle race in a small town in South Dakota has grown into one of the largest and most well-known motorcycle gatherings in the world. This year is the 75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, and it may be the largest...
August 5, 2015 - 8:54pm
April 20, 2015
Wind tips camper on I-90
ALEXANDRIA — A strong wind gust tipped over a camper trailer Monday afternoon on Interstate 90. A Dodge pickup hauling a camper tipped into the median in Hanson County, mile marker 334, according to Mitchell Patrol Sgt.
April 20, 2015 - 5:12pm
January 13, 2015
WILTZ: A little southern swing
Betsy, our daughter, Lisa, and I are wrestling fans. After a Wisconsin Christmas with family, we climbed into the Chevy on Dec. 29, and headed for the Northwestern University campus in Evanston, I... Northwestern hosted the Midlands Collegiate Wrestling Tournament on Dec. 29-30. South...
January 13, 2015 - 5:42pm
January 7, 2015
The holiday season is a success if the weather allows your family members to travel home for a visit and then travel back to their own homes without too much inconvenience. In that respect, the just-completed holidays were successful at the Woster place. Everyone arrived, everyone...
January 7, 2015 - 1:32pm
The holiday season is a success if the weather allows your family members to travel home for a visit and then travel back to their own homes...
January 7, 2015 - 1:09pm
December 22, 2014
Drive safe: Wrecking in a Winter Wonderland
Slow down. That's the message Highway Patrol wants to convey as South Dakotans gear up for possibly record-high numbers of travelers this...
December 22, 2014 - 7:14pm
December 16, 2014
Freezing rain coats roads in the Dakotas, hampering travel
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Freezing rain coated roads throughout the Dakotas Monday, causing headaches for motorists and delaying or shutting down schools. The National Weather Service posted a freezing rain advisory in much of North Dakota and in northern South Dakota, with much of...
December 16, 2014 - 7:48am
November 21, 2014
Gas prices in SD hit five-year low
The gas pumps in South Dakota haven't hit wallets as hard lately. For more than a month, the prices for an unleaded gallon of gas have decreased, dipping below $3. That will likely put more drivers on the road to visit friends and family this Thanksgiving. In Mitchell, the average...
November 21, 2014 - 4:31pm
November 18, 2014
Survey: Dakotas have highest jet fuel taxes in Northern Plains
Just like filling up at the gas station, most jet aircraft owners also have to pay taxes at the pump for fuel. According to a new study by the Tax Foundation, the Dakotas have the highest effective rates per gallon of jet fuel in the Northern Plains. However, North Dakota's rate...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm