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ASTRO BOB: Don your spacesuit, we're going for a ride
Renovations on schedule for 2018 archery world championships
County spends $1,500 per year replacing bullet-ridden signs
A virtuous vow: Mitchell nun celebrates 70th year jubilee
Around the Region: Plankinton, Chamberlain & Howard
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
Community Closet to open in downtown Wagner on Dec. 1
South Dakota corn, soybean, sorghum crops forecast down
5 questions with ... Grady Bakken, farmer, Lignite, N.D.
New York strippers strike: Dancers say nearly-naked 'bottle girls' are grabbing their cash, cite racism
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AgweekTV: Presidential Turkeys
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Oshie, Holtby guide Capitals past Wild
Experience will guide Twins as they weigh extensions for budding stars
Vikings' stout defense set to clash with Rams' explosive offense
'Collective effort' and 'no egos' among keys to strong Vikings' offensive line
Dakota Wesleyan men snap skid, down Concordia
What you need in your winter survival kit
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
LETTER: New ideas for Mitchell's Main Street
LETTER: DC arguments are ridiculous
WOSTER: Enjoy SD's fall landscapes
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
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World War II
September 2, 2017
Grant supports making of South Dakota WWII veteran film
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Community Foundation has donated a $10,000 grant to help make and premiere a short documentary film about World War II veteran. The grant was presented to the Ellsworth Heritage foundation and filmmaker John Mollison last month, the Capital Journal...
September 2, 2017 - 10:41pm
May 26, 2017
Honoring the fallen: Memorial Day takes on new meaning for family of Maakestad
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the final story in a three-part series on WWII veterans leading up to Memorial Day. This story features Stan Maakestad,...
May 26, 2017 - 2:59pm
May 25, 2017
WWII veteran Iverson spent years stationed in Hawaii as aircraft crew chief
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second in a three-part series chronicling the lives of three area veterans of World War II leading up to Memorial...
May 25, 2017 - 4:47pm
Tyndall resident, Dante native was an aircraft armorer in World War II
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first in a three-part series chronicling the lives of three area veterans of World War II leading up to Memorial Day....
May 25, 2017 - 8:11am
April 17, 2017
WWII vintage planes highlight Tokyo raid's 75th anniversary
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Seven-decade-old bomber planes rumbled over southwest Ohio to begin events marking the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders' attack on Japan. The World War II era B-25 bombers flying in Monday will be on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air...
April 17, 2017 - 12:45pm
April 14, 2017
After surviving Holocaust horrors, Minn. woman shares story about coming to America
JASPER, Minn. — As she sits in her rocker, occasionally gazing out her window overlooking the front lawn of Sunrise Village in Jasper...
April 14, 2017 - 10:39am
February 19, 2017
75 years later, Japanese Americans recall pain of internment camps
NEW YORK—Joyce Nakamura Okazaki was 7 years old in 1942 when her family left their Los Angeles home and reported to a World War II internment...
February 19, 2017 - 8:30am
December 5, 2016
Abe to become first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor
TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Pearl Harbor this month with U.S. President Barack Obama, becoming his country's...
December 5, 2016 - 1:48pm
February 8, 2016
89-year-old WW II veteran receives medal 70 years later
RAPID CITY (AP) — An 89-year-old Navy veteran who served during World War II finally has received his medal, 70 years after his service to the country. U.S. Sen. John Thune pinned the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal on Morris Hallock during a luncheon Friday at the Holiday Hills...
February 8, 2016 - 11:27am
September 14, 2015
Japanese Americans recall WWII language mission
FORT SNELLING, Minn. -- One of the secret weapons of World War II was developed at Fort Snelling. During the war, 6,000 Japanese-Americans from...
September 14, 2015 - 11:16am
August 23, 2015
2 SD women to receive award honoring their WWII service
PIERRE (AP) — Two South Dakota women are set to receive an award honoring their service in the Civil Air Patrol during World War II. South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Monday will present a bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal to WWII Civil Air Patrol veterans Lois...
August 23, 2015 - 11:18am
March 27, 2015
Book features man who's 'emblematic of the American dream'
SCOTLAND — Randall M. Dewitt considers Delmar Strunk to be one of South Dakota's most important World War II veterans. Dewitt, of Mitchell,...
March 27, 2015 - 8:05pm
November 18, 2014
Scotland man waits 70 years for WWII medals
SCOTLAND -- Delmar Strunk was never sure the moment would occur. But Wednesday in Scotland, after nearly 70 years of waiting, Strunk and his...
November 18, 2014 - 8:53pm
World War II veteran prevents story from being lost to history
SALEM — Ask Wayne Saxton about his favorite medal, and the answer might be surprising. No, it's not his Purple Heart. And it's not the...
November 18, 2014 - 8:53pm
Veteran endured hunger, loneliness during 5 months as POW in WWII
Six days after his 19th birthday, Mitchell resident Charles Dawes was captured by the Germans during World War II. On the night of Nov. 28,...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm