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DWU, MTI graduates choose to stay in Mitchell for jobs, sense of community
Thomsen, founder of Trail King Industries, has died at 89
James Valley Community Center partnering with area organizations
Mayor: City needs 'clear map' to guide lake restoration
Winner man charged with attempted rape of teen
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Pilot project aims for farm-friendly wetland preservation
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Kernels have strong showing at Mitchell Invite
Kernels earn first win of season
MHS girls tennis team suffers first defeat
Kernels earn first win of season
MHS soccer teams split in Spearfish
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Bernard "Barney" Metz
Stacy Rae Nedved
Alice Lorraine Palecek
In 2016 elections, how can anarchy take us forward?
IN OTHER WORDS: Republicans are bucking the party
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Booze is seemingly everywhere
LETTER: Time passes, but remember all involved at 9-11
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
Freak lightning storm kills 323 reindeer in Norway
OSLO (Reuters) - A freak lightning storm has killed 323 reindeer in a remote mountainous area of Norway, officials said on Monday. Dead animals...
8 hours 59 min ago
Hail damages vintage vehicles at Deadwood classic car event
DEADWOOD (AP) — Wind-driven hail that hit Deadwood during the city's 20th annual Kool Deadwood Nites celebration damaged dozens of classic and customized cars. People from around the country bring cars to the event and display them on downtown streets. There were about 650 cars...
10 hours 6 min ago
August 19, 2016
Thursday night storm drops 5 inches of rain near Howard
HOWARD — Up to five inches of rain and softball sized hail were reported near Howard as a result of a Thursday night storm that blanketed...
August 19, 2016 - 1:08pm
Storm causes flooding in Mitchell, more rain on the way
A downpour of rain Thursday night hit Mitchell, flooding city streets and dropping 1.11 inches of rain in about a two-hour span. Between 10 p.m....
August 19, 2016 - 8:29am
July 26, 2016
Tuesday storm brings golf ball-sized hail to Lyman Co.
KENNEBEC—Pea-to-golf ball-sized hail was reported during a storm that moved through the region Tuesday night. According to the Lyman County...
July 26, 2016 - 7:40pm
July 17, 2016
Man, wife in camper on lakeshore in eastern South Dakota injured when 80 mph winds hit
LAKE POINSETT -- JL Dye was knocked unconscious, while his wife, Chrissy, suffered a severe back injury when winds estimated at up to 80 mph...
July 17, 2016 - 10:00pm
July 12, 2016
South Dakota farmers say rainfall will help corn crops
ABERDEEN (AP) — Farmers in northeastern South Dakota say a recent round of rain has helped their corn crops after weeks of drought. Greg Odde, who farms between Ellendale, North Dakota, and Huron, told the Aberdeen News that the rain on Sunday and Monday morning hit a lot of dry...
July 12, 2016 - 11:12am
July 11, 2016
Daugaard activates drought task force due to dry conditions
PIERRE (AP) — The abnormally dry conditions affecting parts of South Dakota have prompted Gov. Dennis Daugaard to activate the state's Drought Task Force. Daugaard's office says the task force met for the first time Monday in Pierre. The latest U.S. Drought Monitor map shows that...
July 11, 2016 - 3:35pm
July 7, 2016
Storm delivers strong winds, hail in some areas of SD
A two-day storm that swept across South Dakota deposited up to 2 ½ inches of rain near Presho and dropped ping pong-sized hail in Chamberlain....
July 7, 2016 - 11:25am
June 27, 2016
Warm, windy conditions affect condition of some crops
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Warm and windy conditions across much of South Dakota in the last week have hurt the condition of some crops and pastures. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that topsoil moisture was rated 37 percent short or very short, and subsoil moisture...
June 27, 2016 - 4:55pm
June 15, 2016
Hermosa tornado had estimated wind speeds up to 125 mph
HERMOSA (AP) — A tornado that damaged homes and other buildings near the southwestern South Dakota community of Hermosa had estimated wind speeds of up to 125 mph, according to the National Weather Service. The agency has rated the twister an EF2 on the enhanced Fujita scale. An...
June 15, 2016 - 9:25am
June 14, 2016
Apparent tornado hits Hermosa; no injuries reported
HERMOSA (AP) — The southwestern South Dakota town of Hermosa is cleaning up storm damage from an apparent tornado. National Weather Service reports show the twister hit about 4:30 p.m. Monday, causing structural damage to several homes. Meteorologist Steve Trimarchi tells the Argus...
June 14, 2016 - 12:12pm
June 12, 2016
Youth softball players battle weekend's record heat
Record-setting high temperatures Saturday created health concerns for some athletes in Mitchell. According to tournament officials, at least...
June 12, 2016 - 8:19pm
June 6, 2016
Years later, FEMA officials return to scene of Spencer tornado
SPENCER — The town of Spencer looks nothing like the place two FEMA veterans visited 18 years ago. On Monday, former Federal Emergency...
June 6, 2016 - 6:52pm
June 1, 2016
Wet weather in South Dakota hampers crop planting, haying
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Wet weather in South Dakota over the past week hampered crop planting and haying. The Agriculture Department also says in its weekly crop report that weevils are impacting first and potential second cuttings of alfalfa in some areas. Topsoil moisture statewide...
June 1, 2016 - 12:14pm