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Stay or go? Tribe gives conflicting messages to protest camp
U.S. surgeon general E-cigarette report sparks controversy
After 'pizzagate' shooting, an industry trained in hospitality thinks about security
No mistrial for Dylann Roof after church shooting survivor calls him 'evil'
'Silent extinction': Giraffes listed as a vulnerable species after 30-year population plunge
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
IOC says Games bid process must change so there are no losers
Kernels' Miller named to Class AA all-state volleyball team
MAC building blocks for the future
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell, Gophers win four relays
TRAXLER: For first time, national title is on the table for Jacks
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Carroll M. Hunstad
Laura M. Johnson
James Frank Hinrichs
Lila J. Steiber
A different future for Health care
HAGEN: Time for more teddy bears
Fighting for What Matters
Lest we forget
OUR VIEW: A win for transparency
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
March 12, 2016
Winner flies into Class A championship game
By Terry Hoffman Watertown Public Opinion WATERTOWN — The Winner Warriors are the next team earning a chance to knock off powerhouse St....
March 12, 2016 - 1:20am
March 11, 2016
Ethan, Winner headed to girls basketball title games
A pair of area girls basketball teams will be playing for state championships Saturday in South Dakota, with Ethan making the Class B title game...
March 11, 2016 - 10:03pm
Iowa-based farm equipment company expanding to South Dakota
WATERTOWN, S.D. (AP) — An Iowa-based farm equipment assembler and dealer is expanding to the South Dakota city of Watertown. Inwood, Iowa-based Faber's Farm Equipment hopes to be fully operational at the $1.2 million site on eight acres of land in a Watertown industrial park in...
March 11, 2016 - 12:37pm
Winner runs over West Central
By Terry Hoffman Watertown Public Opinion WATERTOWN — Aggressive defense, long-range sniping and strong bench play was the recipe for victory...
March 11, 2016 - 10:16am
February 14, 2016
Kernels fall short to Arrows
WATERTOWN — Finishing off a weekend sweep of Eastern South Dakota Conference foes at home didn't quite go as easily as expected Saturday...
February 14, 2016 - 11:45pm
February 13, 2016
Mitchell falls to Watertown
WATERTOWN — Mitchell may have struck first on Saturday in an Eastern South Dakota Conference girls basketball game in the Civic Arena,...
February 13, 2016 - 9:02pm
February 11, 2016
Kernel wrestlers drop two duals in Watertown
WATERTOWN—The Mitchell wrestling team dropped a pair of dual matches against Watertown and Brandon Valley in an Eastern South Dakota Conference triangular on Thursday in Watertown. Mitchell fell to Watertown 45-21 in the first dual and dropped a 43-28 contest with Brandon Valley....
February 11, 2016 - 11:32pm
January 25, 2016
Police arrest suspect in weekend armed robbery of casino
WATERTOWN (AP) — Watertown police have a suspect in custody in the armed robbery of a casino. Authorities say a man walked into Midtown Smoke Shop and Casino about 9:15 p.m. Saturday, pointed a handgun at an employee and demanded money. He fled with an undisclosed amount of money,...
January 25, 2016 - 1:24pm
Watertown training geared toward women in agriculture
WATERTOWN (AP) — A training program aiming to help women in agriculture better understand farm and ranch management will begin in Watertown next month. The South Dakota State University Extension is offering the series of courses with topics that include farm record-keeping, marketing,...
January 25, 2016 - 1:08pm
January 15, 2016
Lakers' rally thwarts Marlin boys' win
A third-period lead evaporated for the Mitchell Marlin boys hockey team Friday night, as the Watertown Lakers scored four times in the final period to secure a 6-4 win at the Mitchell Activities Center. After a scoreless first period, Watertown scored a pair of goals. Mitchell responded...
January 15, 2016 - 11:54pm
December 18, 2015
Late goals down Marlin boys
WATERTOWN — Three third-period goals for the Watertown Lakers — including two in the final 2 minutes and 2 seconds, spelled defeat for the Mitchell Marlins boys hockey team in its season opener on Friday night, losing 5-3. The Lakers' Sam Schroeder broke a 3-3 tie with...
December 18, 2015 - 11:40pm
December 6, 2015
Kernels struggle at Watertown Duals
WATERTOWN — The Mitchell Kernels had some success at the Watertown Duals tournament Saturday but ended up dropping each of the four team contests at the Watertown Civic Arena. The Kernels lost to Milbank (44-18), Yankton (44-24) and Watertown (65-6) during round-robin pool...
December 6, 2015 - 11:38pm
October 28, 2015
Former Mitchell man to celebrate 70th
WATERTOWN — David Kranz, Watertown, formerly of Mitchell, will celebrate his 70th birthday on Tuesday, Nov. 3. His family requests a card...
October 28, 2015 - 5:53pm
September 11, 2015
Enrollment up at Lake Area Tech for 12th straight year
WATERTOWN (AP) — Lake Area Tech has increased its fall enrollment for the 12th straight year. The Watertown school says 1,846 students are enrolled for the fall semester, a 7 percent increase from the fall of 2014. Director of Student Services LuAnn Strait says the school...
September 11, 2015 - 1:56pm
September 4, 2015
Future of livestock barn destroyed in fire uncertain
WATERTOWN (AP) — The future of a Watertown cattle sale barn remains uncertain days after a fire destroyed the structure. No animals were in the South Dakota Livestock Sales barn when it burned early Monday morning, and no people were injured. Watertown Fire Battalion Chief...
September 4, 2015 - 2:39pm