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Firefighters saved some piglets from a blaze; then they ate them as sausages
Fargo man delays ‘pro-white’ rally; no new date set
A postal worker faked cancer and got paid to miss two years of work. Here's how a judge punished her.
Small town Minn. grocery store shares tips on how to remain viable
The strange story of a 'Blacks for Trump' guy standing behind the president at his Phoenix rally
Walmart and Google are plotting to change your shopping habits
Google's newest Android operating system gets its official name: Oreo
Macy's to restructure merchandising unit, cut 100 jobs
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Getting drought-relief hay to Northern Plains no easy task
SD ag, fishing officials update water issue
Officials seek trucking help for donated drought-relief hay
Seeing red: Take a trip to Wisconsin's cranberry marshes
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
Dakota Wesleyan drops five-set match
Walk-off single lifts White Sox over Twins
Prep Focus: Kernels' Miller leads team with her play, poise
ESD coaches poll: Harrisburg heavy favorite for conference football crown
DWU, DSU set for college football rivalry clash
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
John A. Fillaus
A time for wine, a time for beer
Commentary: Trump's Arizona rally showed just how unfit he is
DAUGAARD: There's something for everyone at the State Fair
WOSTER: Musings about tractor mowing
BANDA: From Parmesan to Gruyere to ricotta, here are ways to eat and appreciate this palate pleaser
Wiltz: Adventures at Isle Royale National Park
South Dakota graduate student conducts fox study
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
James and Karen Geppert
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