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Cool, wet spring may ease western Plains drought
First half of 2013 real estate taxes due soon
Pharmacist waives right to speedy trial
Mitchell man accused of fourth-degree rape
Trial set in proposed tribal national park dispute
O’Gorman hangs on to top Mitchell baseball
Thursday's sports schedule
Wednesday's sports briefs
Kernel tennis team tops O’Gorman for first time since 1990s
National cheer camp coming to Mitchell
New books available at Mitchell Public Library
Daugaards invite kids to Easter egg hunt
PHOTO: Living Last Supper
Student’s opening reception planned
US won’t see another full lunar eclipse until 2019
OUR VIEW: Don’t leave public out of proposal for fine arts center
DAUGAARD: Look back at a successful state session
WOSTER: The art and effort of procrastinating
PARKER: Colbert’s fake persona is just a joke
OUR VIEW: Don’t trust Lottery officials to commission own study
Corps says plenty of room in Missouri reservoirs
WILTZ: I’ve always been goal-oriented
First buffalo calf spotted at Custer State Park
Missouri River Institute symposium: As cottonwoods fall, birds fly away
Lake Mitchell walleye stocking battle continues
Helen I. Tatro
Norma L. Martin
Glenn L. Larson
Berniece Catherine Harter
Stephanie Faith Shields
April 14, 2014
Tuesday's sports briefs
Corn Palace Relays moved to today in Mitchell The annual Corn Palace Relays were moved up to 4 p.m. today at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. The event was originally set for Thursday but due to forecasted inclement weather, it was moved forward two days. Eight teams were scheduled...
April 14, 2014 - 11:37pm
Tuesday's sports schedule
• Dakota Wesleyan softball doubleheader vs. Morningside College, 3 p.m. at Cadwell Park. • Mitchell High School girls’ golf at Yankton Invitational, 10 a.m. at Yankton Fox Run Golf Course. • Mitchell High School boys’ tennis vs. Sioux Falls O’Gorman, 4 p.m. in O’Gorman...
April 14, 2014 - 11:19pm
April 13, 2014
Monday's Sports Schedule
• Dakota Wesleyan baseball doubleheader vs. Hastings College, 1 p.m. at Cadwell Park. • Dakota Wesleyan softball doubleheader vs. Morningside College, 3 p.m. at Cadwell Park. • Mitchell High School boys’ tennis vs. Vermillion, 4 p.m. in Vermillion. • Area girls’...
April 13, 2014 - 10:42pm
April 8, 2014
White Lake voters resoundingly support city day care
WHITE LAKE — White Lake's city-operated day care will stay in business after voters showed significant support at the polls Tuesday. Of the 173 voters to cast ballots in the special election, 137, or 79 percent, of the voters voted against an ordinance that would have made...
news / crime
April 8, 2014 - 10:56pm
April 6, 2014
White Lake daycare up for special election
WHITE LAKE — Should the city of White Lake continue running a day care center? City council member Rodney Maine has circulated a petition to put the issue before voters, which will be in front of a special election Tuesday in the Aurora County town of 375 people. A yes...
news / local
April 6, 2014 - 11:37pm
April 3, 2014
Scavengers Journey planned; guidebook deadline set May 17
The third annual Scavengers Journey is set for June 20-22. Participating communities on the nearly 100-mile route along old U.S. Highway 16 include Plankinton, White Lake, Kimball, Pukwana, Chamberlain, Oacoma, Reliance and Presho. The towns will showcase their unique business...
life / entertainment
April 3, 2014 - 9:27pm
DWU women’s basketball team adds 16 players
They are big, they are small and they are deep — they are the 2014-15 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball recruiting class. The class features 16 players, which is the largest recruiting class since coach Jason Christensen took over the program four years ago. The...
sports / Tigers
April 3, 2014 - 12:42am
March 25, 2014
CBH sweeps Cornbelt in senior all-star games
ALEXANDRIA - The Custer Battlefield Highway Conference teams swept the Cornbelt Conference in the senior all-star games Tuesday at Hanson High School in Alexandria. The CBH girls’ team beat the Cornbelt girls 86-63. Mount Vernon/Plankinton’s Becca Glanzer led all players with...
sports / prep
March 25, 2014 - 11:48pm
Crash near White Lake involves six children, but no one injured
WHITE LAKE -- No one was injured in a crash Monday afternoon north of White Lake involving a semi and another vehicle carrying six children from school. According to Aurora County Sheriff's Deputy Roman Briggs, both vehicles were heading north on 374th Avenue when the vehicle carrying...
news / state
March 25, 2014 - 7:37pm
March 21, 2014
This week's sports briefs
USD women prep for 1st game in NCAA Tournament SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The University of South Dakota women’s basketball team is gearing up for its first-round game in the NCAA Tournament, while the South Dakota State University women have advanced in the National Invitation Tournament. USD...
sports / college
March 21, 2014 - 10:55pm
March 16, 2014
KWL goes 2-1 at tourney, takes fifth
HURON - Kimball/White Lake forced three turnovers and hit 4 of 6 free throws over the last minute to edge Lemmon 46-41 Saturday to take fifth place at the Class B state girls’ basketball tournament. “We talk about how defense is going to win a game and it makes us as good as...
sports / prep
March 16, 2014 - 1:45am
Girls' basketball state tournament scores
Class AA Saturday's scores: Championship: Sioux Falls Washington 58, Mitchell 51 Third place: Sioux Falls O' Gorman 63, Sturgis Brown 47 Fifth place: Sioux Falls Roosevelt 74, Spearfish 61 Seventh place: Rapid City Stevens 63, Harrisburg 58 Class A Saturday's...
sports / prep
March 16, 2014 - 12:33am
March 15, 2014
Tough defense propels KWL past Lyman
HURON — Defense wins games for Kimball/White Lake. The No. 6 seed WiLdKats’ zone defense stalled No. 7 seed Lyman and KWL secured its spot in the fifth-place game, winning 42-28 Friday in the consolation semifinal at the Class B state girls’ basketball tournament at Huron...
sports / prep
March 15, 2014 - 12:32am
March 14, 2014
Blackhawks top WiLdKats to advance to Class B semis
HURON — It took a quarter for the Sanborn Central/Woonsocket girls’ basketball team to work the kinks out Thursday night in its state quarterfinal game. But for the final three quarters, the Blackhawks were in full gear, cruising to a double-digit lead at halftime and pulling...
sports / prep
March 14, 2014 - 12:30am
March 12, 2014
Nielsen leads KWL to state tournament
Kimball/White Lake girls’ basketball coach Tacey Nielsen was all smiles Saturday as her team clinched a spot in the Class B girls’ basketball state tournament. As the first-year coach of the WiLdKats, she accomplished something that eluded her in her time as a high schooler...
sports / prep
March 12, 2014 - 12:18am