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SD man arrested at abandoned farm after kidnapping ex-girlfriend in trunk of her car, strangling her
Republicans and independents out-work Democrats for voters
Mitchell United Way remains confident in reaching 2016 fundraising goal
Weak economy could require state government budget cuts
12,685 voters register in Davison Co. for Nov. 8 election
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.
Titans win shootout over Bon Homme
Photos from the Mount Vernon/Plankinton vs Bon Homme playoff game
Area football roundup: Scotland holds off Platte-Geddes
South Dakota High School Activities Association football playoff pairings
Photos from the Hanson vs Newell first round playoff game
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
Richard John Huey
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
OPINION: This time for president, none of the above
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
April 9, 2015
Few SD vets wait more than 30 days for appointment
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Relatively few veterans in South Dakota had to wait more than 30 days for an appointment at a Veterans Affairs medical center or clinic, according to an analysis of the most recent government data. The Associated Press examined waiting times at 940 VA hospitals...
April 9, 2015 - 1:16pm
March 30, 2015
Welcome Home Vietnam Vets
Dave Kline, former air traffic control, Air Force, who served two years in Japan as support for the Vietnam troops, reminisces with Jessica Davidson,...
March 30, 2015 - 12:58pm
March 27, 2015
Book features man who's 'emblematic of the American dream'
SCOTLAND — Randall M. Dewitt considers Delmar Strunk to be one of South Dakota's most important World War II veterans. Dewitt, of Mitchell,...
March 27, 2015 - 8:05pm
March 22, 2015
Few veterans in Black Hills region using new VA program
RAPID CITY (AP) — A new program aiming to simplify private health care coverage for veterans and reduce wait and travel times hasn't caught on in the Black Hills region. The VA Black Hills Health Care System reports that only about 2 percent of 3,219 eligible veterans made...
March 22, 2015 - 11:00am
March 19, 2015
U.S. military veteran unemployment easing, but still high
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Unemployment rates for U.S. military veterans fell last year, but joblessness among their ranks remains higher than the civilian population, a government report showed on Wednesday. The unemployment rate among veterans who joined the military after Sept....
March 19, 2015 - 2:44pm
March 6, 2015
Senate formally defines benefits as part of expansion of 'veteran'
PIERRE -- A state lawmaker tried to bring clarity Thursday to the emotionally raw struggle over expanding South Dakota's legal definition of a veteran. Sen.
March 6, 2015 - 12:52pm
February 26, 2015
SD delegation urging VA secretary to save Hot Springs VA
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The South Dakota congressional delegation is continuing to urge Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald to withdraw plans to reconfigure the VA Black Hills Health Care System from President Barack Obama's budget proposal. Sens. John Thune and Mike Rounds...
February 26, 2015 - 4:15pm
January 27, 2015
Local outreach picks up for veterans
Davison County's new veterans service officer has been reaching out to make connections, including covering some new ground for the county. Jessica Davidson, who started her job last month as the county VSO, briefed the Davison County Commission during its meeting Tuesday at the...
January 27, 2015 - 8:01pm
December 21, 2014
SD American Legion Auxiliary hosting veterans relief drive
The South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary is hosting, in partnership with Autumn Simunek, Miss Oahe, a Veterans Relief Drive to benefit homeless and at-risk veterans and military families. The drop off locations are: Sioux Falls -- Berakhah House 100 N. Western Ave.; Vermillion...
December 21, 2014 - 3:26pm
December 12, 2014
COLUMN: Preserving the Veterans Town
It's hard to believe it's been three years since our fight to save the Hot Springs VA Hospital began. On Dec. 12, 2011, the Department of Veterans...
December 12, 2014 - 12:04am
November 25, 2014
Local woman tapped for county VSO position
A Mitchell woman will be Davison County's new veterans service officer. Jessica Davidson was selected to fill the open seat from a field of...
November 25, 2014 - 7:00pm
November 18, 2014
Scotland man waits 70 years for WWII medals
SCOTLAND -- Delmar Strunk was never sure the moment would occur. But Wednesday in Scotland, after nearly 70 years of waiting, Strunk and his...
November 18, 2014 - 8:53pm
World War II veteran prevents story from being lost to history
SALEM — Ask Wayne Saxton about his favorite medal, and the answer might be surprising. No, it's not his Purple Heart. And it's not the...
November 18, 2014 - 8:53pm
Veteran endured hunger, loneliness during 5 months as POW in WWII
Six days after his 19th birthday, Mitchell resident Charles Dawes was captured by the Germans during World War II. On the night of Nov. 28,...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
Local man retires after 25 years service
Steve McClure, Mitchell, is retiring after 25 years of service with, and for, veterans. His family requests a card shower. Greetings may be...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm