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Photos from Kids Ice fishing at Cabela's Pond
Photos from NAIFC qualifier at Lake Mitchell
Essigs honored for volunteerism
Yankton effort seeks $7 million for Boys & Girls Club
Beefing up cancer care
COLUMN: Agriculture remains a top priority in the new Congress
South Dakota leading sunflower state for 2nd straight year
'Time is ripe' for food hubs
THUNE: New South Dakota delegation will hit the ground running
Hockey briefs: Marlin girls split with Watertown
Area high school basketball roundup: Huskies edge WiLdKats in 60-58 boys game
Mitchell Christian teams fall over weekend
DWU's Tibbs wins even in Minn.
Mitchell crowns two, takes third at West Central Invitational
Mitchell woman celebrates 70th
Making the planet a better place for all of us
Mitchell couple to celebrate 50 years
Hofer birth announcement
NASELLO: Fancy lookin', easy cookin'
Mabel Pauline Clark
Jeremy A. Herron
Leland Ralph Walters
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: Is RNC nudging earlier primaries on South Dakota?
LETTER: Keystone project not as green as it seems
LETTER: Wake up, American churches
LETTER: Sand, don't salt, the roads
Legislation would allow bullheads as bait in South Dakota
WILTZ: Don’t lose an awareness of brutal SD weather
Panel approves expansion of dog hunting for mountain lions
For decades, hunter, angler Wicker Bill has called SD home
WILTZ: A little southern swing
January 1, 2015
Catching up with former area athletes: Kocer brothers battle at Midlands
David Kocer was one of four South Dakota State University wrestlers to make it to the second day of competition of the Midlands Championships, which was Monday and Tuesday in Evanston, Ill. The Wagner native and 174-pounder fell to eventual tournament champion Mike Evans, of Iowa,...
January 1, 2015 - 9:10pm
December 31, 2014
Outdoor recreation projects in area funded
PIERRE — Several South Dakota communities will be a better place to live, work and play thanks to Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) money. Gov. Dennis Daugaard has awarded a total of $368,779 to fund projects in eleven locations. "These cities have taken the initiative...
news / local
December 31, 2014 - 1:02pm
Four Mitchell area athletes place first at Floyd Farrand
SIOUX FALLS -- Four Mitchell area wrestlers earned first-place finishes at the Floyd Farrand Invitational on Tuesday in Sioux Falls. Howard's Luke Loudenburg, Wagner's Trevor Lensing and Parkston's Blake Bietz and Miles Semmler each won their respective weight class at the 18-team,...
December 31, 2014 - 12:07am
December 29, 2014
Parkston wrestling team leads 18-team tourney
SIOUX FALLS -- After the first day of competition, the Parkston wrestling team leads the Floyd Farrand Invitational in Sioux Falls. Parkston is in first with 97.5 points, followed by Watertown (96.5) and Sioux Falls Roosevelt (85). Howard is in ninth with 57 points and Wagner sits...
December 29, 2014 - 8:13pm
December 26, 2014
Mitchell area coach, athletes earn SDSA awards
Three individuals who transitioned into a new phase of life — two all-time coaching greats who retired and an athlete who retired and became a coach — highlight the honorees as the South Dakota Sportswriters Association presents its 2014 Year-End Awards. A top athlete,...
December 26, 2014 - 12:00am
December 22, 2014
Area high school basketball roundup: Corsica/Stickney edges Wessington Springs 46-35
WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- Micayla Bamberg scored 17 points and Hope Menning added 15 points as Corsica/Stickney defeated Wessington Springs 46-35 in a high school girls basketball game on Monday in Wessington Springs. Courtney Menning recorded 10 points, nine rebounds, six assists...
December 22, 2014 - 10:58pm
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