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Three indicted on burglary, grand theft charges in Sanborn County
Hundreds rally in Rapid City against, for President Trump
Off-duty trooper helps teens out of fiery wreck in SD
Bigger farms, fewer farmers
Trump names general as new national security adviser
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
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Week of Feb. 20 prep basketball, wrestling rankings
From sidelines to state: Mitchell's Schladweiler makes instant impact as Kernel wrestler
Seeding process shakes up state wrestling format
Area basketball roundup: KWL breezes by Jaguars in playoff opener
Athlete of the week: Weber buries school-record nine treys
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Marvis Jean Godber
Alma A. Thompson
Hazel F. Wipf
OPINION: Manuals are becoming entertaining to read
OPINION: The lost year for economy?
LETTER: SD GOP ignores the will of the people
LETTER: The boondoggle of wind energy
LETTER: Speaking out against corruption
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
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
August 31, 2015
Morning fire destroys livestock sales barn in Watertown
WATERTOWN (AP) — An early morning fire destroyed a sale barn at South Dakota Livestock Sales in Watertown. The blaze started about 1:30 a.m. Monday. Assistant Fire Chief Don Rowland says the cause wasn't immediately determined. No people were injured, and no animals were...
August 31, 2015 - 11:19am
July 8, 2015
Watertown family's pet raccoon bites officer, is euthanized
WATERTOWN (AP) — A Watertown family's pet raccoon was euthanized after it scratched and bit a police officer's arm. The officer was treated at a local hospital. The raccoon is being tested for rabies at South Dakota State University. The Argus Leader reports that the incident...
July 8, 2015 - 11:36am
June 23, 2015
Schools preserving banners signed by Obama in Watertown stop
WATERTOWN (AP) — Schools in Watertown are working to preserve student-made banners that were signed by President Barack Obama during his visit last month. Each school decided to make posters to welcome Obama to the northeastern South Dakota city, the Watertown Public Opinion...
June 23, 2015 - 11:21am
June 17, 2015
Death of young man in Watertown deemed suspicious by police
WATERTOWN (AP) — Watertown police are investigating what they're calling a suspicious death. KWAT radio reports that officers responded to a report of an unresponsive man behind the Hubbard Feeds building Wednesday morning. They found the body of 22-year-old Angel Montes DeOca,...
June 17, 2015 - 12:45pm
May 31, 2015
Mitchell junior Legion drops doubleheader to Watertown
WATERTOWN—The Mitchell junior Legion dropped a pair of games in a doubleheader with Watertown on Sunday in Watertown. Mitchell lost the first game 14-2 in five innings. Carter Max took the loss for Mitchell, pitching .2 innings. In Game 2, Watertown won 11-10 on a walk-off....
May 31, 2015 - 9:39pm
May 15, 2015
OPINION: A proud week for South Dakota
This past week has shown us, yet again, why we can be proud to be South Dakotans. On May 8, our state welcomed President Barack Obama to Watertown. Linda and I were honored to greet the president at the airport and to join his motorcade as he rode to the Civic Arena. Thousands of...
May 15, 2015 - 3:52pm
Pizza restaurant ex-employee sues over offensive name tag
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A former employee of a pizza restaurant in northeastern South Dakota is accusing the franchise's owner of forcing him to wear an offensive name tag after he forgot his at home. Caleb Larson filed a defamation lawsuit this month against the Pizza Ranch franchise...
May 15, 2015 - 1:46pm
May 13, 2015
Peterson after Olympic Trials time
FARGO, N.D.—Ellie Peterson can trace her success at long distance running back to Dakota Wesleyan University. Peterson, a former women's...
May 13, 2015 - 9:27am
May 11, 2015
When president roars into town, everything else takes back seat
WATERTOWN — The big, gray Air Force plane carrying the president's limousines flew low, slow and loud over this small farming city, shaking...
May 11, 2015 - 10:05am