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Mitchell native has passion for politics
Mount Vernon native Alan Greenway dies
South Dakota farmers plaintiffs in GMO class action lawsuits
Bankruptcies for Dec. 11-17
Fire put out with snow, extinguisher
GUEBERT: The elephant in the pantry
COLUMN: Need to look back before continuing forward
Davison County 4-Hers honored at program
Seeds available for educational garden programs
SDCA urges Vilsack to withdraw second beef checkoff proposal
Kernel boys down Raiders in OT
Mitchell gymnastics wins Jill McCormick Invite
Mitchell girls fall 44-39 to Rapid City Stevens
Miller scores 21 points in first start for Cavs
Vikings take on Dolphins without Barr
Photos from the Oak Ridge Boys' Christmas Tour at the Corn Palace
At the Movies
Mitchell woman celebrates 70th
New books at Mitchell Public Library
Popp birth announcement
William "Bill" Simpson
Adeline M. Sprecher
Eric Lee Haiar
LETTER: Remember Jesus is bigger than we are
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PHOTO: Ice fishing time
SD accepting applications for wildlife grants
14-year-old catches 23-pound northern pike in SD
WILTZ: A Dakota wildlife paradise
Youth hunters have success
December 20, 2014
Area high school basketball roundup: Skorepa's double-double carries Scotland past Bon Homme
Scotland 45, Bon Homme 36 SCOTLAND -- Tanner Skorepa's double-double carried Scotland past Bon Homme 45-36 on Friday in Scotland. Skorepa had 15 points and 10 rebounds, while Shaye Bloch added 17 points. Scotland made 14 of 24 free throws, while Bon Homme was 3-of-5 from the line. Bon...
December 20, 2014 - 12:15am
December 18, 2014
Statewide weight loss competition organized
WAGNER — With 2015 fast approaching, weight loss resolutions will be a popular pick for the new year. But for Tony Thompson, it wasn't enough to have a weight loss competition among friends or within one gym. He's making it into a community-based battle that stretches into...
news / local
December 18, 2014 - 8:07pm
USF'S St. Pierre named to AP Little All-American Squad
Wagner native and University of Sioux Falls defensive back Solomon St. Pierre keeps getting recognized for his 2014 season. St. Pierre was named Tuesday to the Associated Press Little All-American Squad. The AP Little All-American Squad honors college players from Division II, Division...
December 18, 2014 - 7:21pm
December 17, 2014
Kocer brothers helping SDSU wrestling program
South Dakota State University head wrestling coach Chris Bono is focused on taking the Jackrabbit wrestling program to the top levels of NCAA wrestling. To do that, the team will need recruits from local communities like Mitchell and the surrounding area. SDSU is relying on brothers...
December 17, 2014 - 11:43pm
Missing man found dead in Charles Mix County
MARTY — Officials are still trying to determine a cause of death for the man found Wednesday in a rural Charles Mix County field. Dominic Fischer was found dead at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in a rural agricultural field on tribal ground, according to authorities. A release by the Charles...
news / local
December 17, 2014 - 12:26pm
December 16, 2014
SDSU AD, wrestling coach to speak at QB Club
South Dakota State University Athletic Director Justin Sell and head wrestling coach Chris Bono are speaking at Wednesday's Quarterback Club meeting. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Depot in Mitchell. Bono coaches Alex and David Kocer, two Wagner natives.
December 16, 2014 - 1:36pm
December 10, 2014
Wagner native Kokesh is No. 1 in the nation
WAGNER -- For the first time in his career, Robert Kokesh holds the top ranking at 174 pounds in every major NCAA wrestling poll. The feat is exciting for Kokesh, a Wagner native, but he has bigger plans. "My goal is to win a national championship," the University of Nebraska-Lincoln...
December 10, 2014 - 9:20pm
USF's Solomon St. Pierre named to Don Hansen All-Super Region Three team
WAGNER -- Wagner native Solomon St. Pierre continues to add to his hardware collection. The junior defensive back for the University of Sioux Falls was named to the Don Hansen All-Super Region Three team on Wednesday. St. Pierre is one of four Cougars selected to the All-Super Region...
December 10, 2014 - 8:29pm
Wagner's Tolliver named to Class A all-state first team
WAGNER -- Two years ago, Wagner's Brooklyn Tolliver was asked to learn a new position. The results paid off for the Red Raiders and head volleyball coach Amy Tyler, as Tolliver was named to the Class A all-state first team after serving as the defensive specialist, or libero, this...
December 10, 2014 - 12:05am
December 9, 2014
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Titans top Cubs 49-26 in opener
PLANKINTON -- Megan Bultsma scored a game-high 19 points to lead Mount Vernon/Plankinton past Chamberlain 49-26 on Tuesday in the girls basketball...
December 9, 2014 - 11:58pm
December 7, 2014
Area high school wrestling: Parkston dominates KWLPG wrestling tourney
KIMBALL -- Nine Parkston wrestlers earned first place finishes and the Trojans scored 297.5 team points en route to winning the Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes wrestling tournament on Saturday in Kimball. Parkston's Logan Mahoney at 120 pounds, Kyler Holzbauer at 132, Dawson Semmler...
December 7, 2014 - 11:38pm
Speeds reach 100 mph in weekend chase
WAGNER -- The Yankton Sioux Tribal Police arrested a man following a high-speed chase Saturday involving Wagner and tribal police. Ray Gunhammer Jr., whose age was unavailable, will be charged with two counts of aggravated assault on law enforcement with a deadly weapon, which...
news / local
December 7, 2014 - 7:45pm
December 5, 2014
Wagner working to rebuild program
SCOTLAND -- Once a dominant wrestling school, Wagner has hit a rough patch the last few years. The Red Raiders won three straight state championships from 2008 to 2010, but are now on their third head coach in three years. Wagner is one of two Class B schools to win three consecutive...
December 5, 2014 - 12:18am
December 3, 2014
Catching up with former area athletes: Area freshmen chipping in for Lancers early in season
Several Mitchell area freshman chipped in during Mount Marty's 92-71 loss to Northwestern College Wednesday night in Great Plains Athletic Conference men's basketball action. Deric Denning, a Mount Vernon native, had three rebounds, Parkston native Jalen Hurley recorded eight points...
December 3, 2014 - 11:46pm
December 1, 2014
SDSU's Greger named to all-MVFC team
BROOKINGS -- The South Dakota State University football team had 10 players named to the all-Missouri Valley Football Conference team, announced by league officials Monday. Jackrabbit senior tackle and Wagner native Trevor Greger joined teammates, senior running back Zach Zenner...
December 1, 2014 - 9:37pm