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Hurricane Maria churns through Caribbean as ravaged Puerto Rico takes stock of an 'island destroyed'
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Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Hope returns in crop forecast
Report: South Dakota corn, soybean crop to decline this year
Fighting Cougars off to steady start
Schoenfelder contributing on both sides for Kernels
Prep Focus: Person leads Cougars with team approach
Policy helps make Jackrabbits-Bison game a sell out
Little Tiger volleyball camp set for Saturday
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Larry R. Reimnitz
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Donna Leah (Hildebrand) Hoing
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
WOSTER: Only one sound like Garth
OUR VIEW: The future of journalism
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
February 9, 2017
Late rally lifts Kernels past BV
In its final dual of the season, the Mitchell High School wrestling team was able to pull out a comeback victory. The Kernels found themselves...
February 9, 2017 - 11:04pm
Kernels hoping experience pays at state
The Mitchell High School gymnastics team isn't necessarily the favorite to bring home the state championship this weekend. But that doesn't change...
February 9, 2017 - 10:01am
January 15, 2017
Mitchell scores season-best but finishes second at Huron
HURON — The Mitchell gymnastics team put together its best performance of the season Saturday at the Huron Invitational. But unfortunately for the Kernels, it wasn't enough, as Mitchell was just barely edged by Watertown for the team title. The Arrows walked away winners with...
January 15, 2017 - 11:06pm
January 6, 2017
Arrows shoot past Kernels
In a game between winless boys basketball teams, Watertown was the one to assert itself Friday night at the Corn Palace. The Arrows drilled...
January 6, 2017 - 10:55pm
Kernel girls grab first victory at Watertown
WATERTOWN — With two young, inexperienced teams each in desperate need of a win doing battle, it was only fitting for it to come down to one...
January 6, 2017 - 10:41pm
November 21, 2016
Woman, 41, dies in crash in northeast South Dakota
VIENNA — A 41-year-old woman died Sunday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash that occurred northeast of Vienna near Watertown in northeast South Dakota.. Her name is not being released pending notification of family. A 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup was southbound on 438th Avenue when...
November 21, 2016 - 5:16pm
November 20, 2016
Man, 91, dies in South Dakota house fire
WATERTOWN (AP) — Authorities say a 91-year-old man is dead after a house fire in Watertown. Crews were called to the fire just after 3 a.m. Saturday and found the house engulfed in flames. When crews went inside, they found the body of homeowner Donald Crouse. Authorities do not...
November 20, 2016 - 9:59am
November 18, 2016
Bon Homme falls to Madison
WATERTOWN—Label them the giant killers, the Cinderella of the ball, the underdogs, hang whatever moniker you wish on the Madison Bulldogs....
November 18, 2016 - 10:43pm
November 15, 2016
Cavaliers ready to return to Class A state field
TYNDALL — The excitement continues to build for Bon Homme High School and its volleyball team. The communities of Tabor, Tyndall and Springfield...
November 15, 2016 - 10:58pm
October 10, 2016
Powerball lottery ticket sold in Watertown worth $100,000
WATERTOWN (AP) — A Powerball ticket sold in Watertown is worth $100,000 in the latest drawing. Lottery officials say the ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Powerball to win the game's $50,000 third prize in Saturday's drawing, and the ticket holder bought...
October 10, 2016 - 5:32pm
October 3, 2016
Watertown woman faces burglary, drug possession charges
WATERTOWN (AP) — A Watertown optometrist is accused of burglary and faces a drug charge after she allegedly unlawfully entered someone's home. Authorities say Melanie Weiss has been charged with burglary and possession of a controlled substance. She was arrested after allegedly...
October 3, 2016 - 11:12am
September 27, 2016
Mitchell splits with Watertown
The Mitchell girls' fastpitch softball team capped off its regular season with a split against Watertown on Tuesday at Cadwell Park. The Kernels will now prepare for the South Dakota state softball tournament this Friday and Saturday in Sioux Falls. Mitchell lost to Watertown 5-4,...
September 27, 2016 - 11:23pm
September 26, 2016
A four-way stop planned on U.S. 81 at Watertown
PIERRE — The speed limit on U.S. 81 along Watertown's south side won't be reduced after all. State Transportation Secretary Darin Bergquist said Monday the plan now is to install a four-way stop at the intersection of U.S. 81 and the local South Connector. Currently the intersection...
September 26, 2016 - 5:11pm
September 15, 2016
Lake Area Technical Institute named as finalist for award
WATERTOWN (AP) — The community college where President Obama delivered a commencement speech last year is once again a finalist for a prestigious higher education award. Lake Area Technical Institute is one of 10 finalists for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the...
September 15, 2016 - 10:53am
September 10, 2016
No. 2 Kernels stuff Arrows
WATERTOWN—It's been 25 years since the Mitchell High School football won a game in Watertown. The drought ended on Friday night. Backed...
September 10, 2016 - 12:10am