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Ex-president George H.W. Bush moved into intensive care; wife hospitalized
S.D. Board of Education to consider new teacher certification process
Wagner man charged with raping 12-year-old girl
Platte’s New Hope to be ready for use by spring
Dakota Wesleyan band director selected for masterclass in London
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
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Six area teams scheduled for boys basketball shootout in Madison
Tiger men roll past Dordt
Photos from Dakota Wesleyan's doubleheader sweep of Dordt College
Defense carries the day for Tiger women over Dordt
Winner’s Ewing is latest Warrior to join Jackrabbits
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
W.P. "Pete" Olson
Ardith J. Muilenburg
Thomas Ralph Mielke
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
Palace City Profile: Life's path led back home for the Anderson family
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
April 27, 2016
Public viewing planned for outdoors artist Redlin
WATERTOWN (AP) — The family of outdoors artist Terry Redlin says a public viewing will be held Friday at the Watertown art center that bears his name. Redlin died at the age of 78 on Sunday after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease. The viewing will be held at the Redlin Art...
April 27, 2016 - 11:35am
March 17, 2016
SDSU Extension, others to host grassland fire workshops
WATERTOWN (AP) — The South Dakota State University Extension wants to teach landowners ways to properly plan for and conduct a prescribed fire. SDSU Extension has partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and some conservancy groups to host two fire-planning workshops in...
March 17, 2016 - 10:43am
March 12, 2016
Cavaliers close book on Winner's Class A championship hopes
WATERTOWN—After upsetting two higher-seeded opponents, all that was standing in the way of the Winner girls basketball team was two-time...
March 12, 2016 - 10:44pm
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