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Driver in fatal crash sentenced for vehicular homicide
Buffer strip boosters plan another go during 2017 session
Saturday night street dance reunites recently returned guardsmen
Australia native brings passion for praise, music to Holy Family
Officials begin plans for potential fourth DWU building project in four years
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Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
July 20, 2016
Jerauld Co. approves burn ban after two fires
WESSINGTON SPRINGS — Jerauld County has enacted a burn ban after two fires near Wessington Springs in two days. At about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, the Jerauld County Sheriff's Office announced on its Facebook page the Jerauld County Commission approved an immediate burn ban. At about...
July 20, 2016 - 5:37pm
July 1, 2016
Around the region
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Wessington Springs MAIN STREET PROJECT IN SPRINGS TO START SOON: The $1.6 million Main Street project is scheduled to begin July 5, and businesses on the street will continue operations as normal. The project...
July 1, 2016 - 5:21pm
June 25, 2016
Wessington Springs pair share 50 years
WESSINGTON SPRINGS — Vernon and Delores Schimke, Wessington Springs, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house from...
June 25, 2016 - 10:27am
June 24, 2016
Easton rides his way to nationals
WESSINGTON SPRINGS—Tucker Easton understands how long eight seconds is better than many high school students. The Wessington Springs junior has been competing as a bull rider since he was 10 years old. At this year's South Dakota State High School Rodeo in Belle Fourche, Easton...
June 24, 2016 - 12:11am
June 20, 2016
Ethan's Thompson on top roping team at state rodeo
BELLE FOURCHE — Ethan's Tate Thompson and J.R. Dees, of Aurora, took home the top time in the team roping short-go Saturday at the South Dakota State High School Rodeo in Belle Fourche. Thompson and Dees combined for a time of 7.260 seconds, which was the best by more than a...
June 20, 2016 - 11:54pm
June 10, 2016
Around the region
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Freeman CITY FILING COMPLAINT AGAINST HOMEOWNER: The city of Freeman is filing a civil criminal complaint against Denise Schild, who owns the property at 309 Wipf St., which the city says is a nuisance and is...
June 10, 2016 - 5:24pm
June 2, 2016
Wessington Springs Main Street project to start this month
WESSINGTON SPRINGS—As an infrastructure improvement project on Wessington Springs' Main Street nears its start date, some business owners...
June 2, 2016 - 10:45am
May 30, 2016
Utility vehicle burns up on Wessington Springs street
WESSINGTON SPRINGS — A utility vehicle engulfed in flames Sunday night in Wessington Springs. Jim Vavra, fire chief with the Wessington Springs Volunteer Fire Department, said a 2015 John Deere Gator, owned by Wessington Springs resident Jerry Caffee, burned up while being driven...
May 30, 2016 - 8:03pm
PHOTOS from the Foothills Rodeo
May 30, 2016 - 5:15pm
May 19, 2016
Wessington Springs 4-H Range Team wins national title
WESSINGTON SPRINGS — In his 32nd year as an adviser, Craig Shryock led Wessington Springs 4-H Range Team to win its fifth National 4-H...
May 19, 2016 - 6:28pm
May 18, 2016
Munsen, Spartan girls lead the way at 281 Tournament
WESSINGTON SPRINGS — Placing the top four individuals in the girls competition, the Wessington Springs girls golf team claimed the inaugural 281 Conference title at the Springs Country Club Wednesday. Chloe Munsen shot a 48 to lead the girls field and to win medalist honors...
May 18, 2016 - 11:03pm
May 9, 2016
Howard boys, girls win home meet
HOWARD—The Howard boys and girls golf teams each finished in first place to win the Howard Invite on Monday in Howard. The Tiger girls finished with a team score of 136, while the boys carded a 124 at the nine-hole course. Howard's Maddie Palmquist finished in first place with...
May 9, 2016 - 11:58pm
May 7, 2016
Pony Hills League up for grabs in 2016
A new Pony Hills League champion will be crowned this season. With the folding of last year's league winner Wessington Springs (13-1 league record), several teams believe they have legitimate chances of capturing the regular-season title. After making a surprise run to the quarterfinals...
May 7, 2016 - 12:12am
April 28, 2016
Wessington Springs amateur baseball team folds
For the second time in four years, Wessington Springs won't be fielding an amateur baseball team. Low numbers caused the Owls to forgo the 2013 season and similar problems have plagued the team in 2016. In 2015, Wessington Springs had 12 players on its roster. Former Wessington Springs...
April 28, 2016 - 12:20am
April 21, 2016
WiLdKat boys, girls take second at home meet
KIMBALL — Kimball/White Lake finished second in both the boys and girls team competitions at their own track and field invitational on Thursday in Kimball. Sully Buttes won both the boys and girls divisions with 89 and 145 points, respectively. The WiLdKat boys finished second...
April 21, 2016 - 11:47pm