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Elkton elementary educator named SD Teacher of the Year
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Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
Dodgers win first National League pennant since 1988
SDHSAA prep football quarterfinals set
Area prep football playoff roundup: KWL routs RC Christian 54-0
Kernels smash Spartans to cap regular season
Blackhawks rally past Titans
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
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Richard (Dick) Joseph Cerney
Violettia "Vi" Simek
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Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
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Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Malia Elle Manmano
Hill-Zens five generations
Mitchell man charged with wife’s suffocation death
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
September 2, 2016
Federally subsidized Watertown airline flights in jeopardy
WATERTOWN (AP) — The U.S. Department of Transportation has said it will no longer subsidize flights at Watertown, although the city's mayor thinks he can convince federal officials to change their mind. The Essential Air Service subsidy program aims to maintain flights in smaller,...
September 2, 2016 - 10:49am
August 30, 2016
Five-set thriller finally goes Mitchell's way
It was a nail-biter, but the Mitchell Kernels won a five-set match for the first time in three seasons Tuesday, toppling Watertown in a thrilling...
August 30, 2016 - 11:42pm
August 5, 2016
Whopper salmon confirmed as South Dakota state record
WATERTOWN (AP) — South Dakota wildlife officials have confirmed that a chinook salmon caught in Lake Oahe late last month is a state record. Watertown resident Darrick Koch landed the whopper on July 29. It weighed nearly 31 pounds 6 ounces, about 7 pounds heavier than the existing...
August 5, 2016 - 11:56am
August 4, 2016
Watertown man ordered to pay sales, tobacco taxes
WATERTOWN (AP) — A state judge has ordered a Watertown man who admitted to selling unstamped cigarettes and not having a sales tax license to pay more than $2,300 in taxes. The state Department of Revenue said Wednesday that Roger Brandriet was found guilty on misdemeanor charges....
August 4, 2016 - 10:46am
August 3, 2016
Salmon landed on Lake Oahe might smash South Dakota record
PIERRE (AP) — A Watertown resident recently landed what may be the biggest chinook salmon ever caught in South Dakota. Darrick Koch and a fishing partner were trolling along the face of Oahe Dam on Lake Oahe last Friday when he hooked the whopper. At first he didn't know what he...
August 3, 2016 - 11:03am
August 2, 2016
OSHA cites Watertown roofing company in worker's fatal fall
WATERTOWN (AP) — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a Watertown company in the death of a worker who fell from the roof of the city's community center. Twenty-four-year-old Justin Althoff, of Watertown, died in April after falling more than 33 feet. OSHA...
August 2, 2016 - 10:33am
July 13, 2016
Waldner birth announcement
A boy, Makel Jamie Waldner, was born on July 7, 2016, to Randy and Maria Waldner, Silver Lake Colony, Clark, at Prairie League Hospital, Watertown. He joins a sister, Rochelle, and three brothers: Alex, Isaiah and Andre. Grandparents are Emanuel and Kate Waldner, Silver Lake Colony;...
July 13, 2016 - 12:09pm
June 23, 2016
Post 18 splits at Watertown doubleheader
WATERTOWN — It was a good news-bad news doubleheader for the Mitchell Post 18 Legion baseball team Wednesday in Watertown. The good news...
June 23, 2016 - 12:55am
June 16, 2016
SWAT team response in Watertown leads to several arrests
WATERTOWN (AP) — Several people were arrested in Watertown after a SWAT team responded to a report of someone pointing a gun at another person during a fight. The incident happened shortly before 1:30 a.m. Thursday. The SWAT team got the suspect and three other people to come outside...
June 16, 2016 - 11:58am
June 13, 2016
Bramble Park animal kill policy similar to Cincinnati Zoo
WATERTOWN (AP) — If a dangerous animal was on the loose at the Bramble Park Zoo, staff would handle the situation similarly to that at the Cincinnati Zoo, where a gorilla was shot and killed last week after a child made his way into the animal's enclosure, according to an official...
June 13, 2016 - 1:18pm
Watertown travelers could soon begin to book flights
WATERTOWN (AP) — Watertown travelers could soon begin booking flights with a new airline. The Watertown Public Opinion reports that the federally subsidized service that airline Aerodynamics Inc. will provide the city is scheduled to begin Aug. 1, and the airport's manager hopes...
June 13, 2016 - 12:56pm
May 24, 2016
Kernel golfers put together solid round
WATERTOWN — The Mitchell High School girls golf team showed continued improvement Monday, placing two golfers in the top 15 at the Watertown Girls Golf Invitational. The Kernels' Jordyn Cranny shot an 18-hole round of 90, finishing 11th in the field of 50 golfers at Prairie...
May 24, 2016 - 12:28am