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Police: 2 missing girls found safe; mother in custody
White House says has no evidence Russia killed Islamic State's Adnani
UPDATE: Authorities say 25-year-old Woonsocket woman murdered
First U.S.-Cuba scheduled passenger flight in decades arrives
Rousseff ousted in historic Brazil impeachment trial
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.
Dry weather impacting pasture, range conditions
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
Mitchell outlasts Yankton for dual win
Five-set thriller finally goes Mitchell's way
Mitchell Christian earns first volleyball win
Four Angels lead amateur baseball all-tournament team
Mitchell dance team finishes ninth in opener
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
Gordon R. Plowe
Gordon Franklin Thomsen
Diane Kay McCarthy
Bernard (Barney) Metz
Stacy Rae Nedved
Training for the race called life
It's a great fair, state or territorial
OUR VIEW: Long-term solutions needed for workforce issue
No laughing matter
In 2016 elections, how can anarchy take us forward?
SD pheasant count shows 20 percent decrease
WILTZ: A fishing trip to Ontario where the adults were carefree kids again
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
UPDATE: Authorities say 25-year-old Woonsocket woman murdered
August 30, 2016
Yankton County resident dies from West Nile-related causes
PIERRE (AP) — The state Department of Health says a Yankton County resident has died from causes associated with the West Nile virus. The agency said Monday that it's South Dakota's first death related to the virus this season. The department says the person who died was between...
August 30, 2016 - 11:06am
August 22, 2016
Yankton School District to open food pantry
YANKTON (AP) — The Yankton School District is getting ready to open a food pantry at one of its elementary schools. The pantry, called Food for Thought, will run at Lincoln Elementary School from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month beginning Sept....
August 22, 2016 - 10:56am
August 18, 2016
MHS soccer teams fall to Yankton
YANKTON—Both the Mitchell High School boys and girls soccer teams suffered setbacks against Yankton on Thursday in Yankton. The Kernel...
August 18, 2016 - 11:51pm
August 17, 2016
Yankton County residents to vote on tax increases for roads
YANKTON (AP) — Opponents of raising property and wheel taxes to help pay for road and bridge repairs in Yankton County have succeeded in bringing the issue to a public vote. County Auditor Patty Hojem tells the Daily Press & Dakotan that opponents submitted enough valid petition...
August 17, 2016 - 11:35am
August 16, 2016
Yankton County residents challenging tax increase again
YANKTON (AP) — Yankton County residents are trying for the second time in two years to refer to voters a decision by county leaders to increase taxes for road and bridge upkeep. Opponents of a County Commission decision in July to increase property and wheel taxes submitted challenging...
August 16, 2016 - 12:17pm
August 15, 2016
Lickteig takes home men's amateur title
YANKTON — Arron Lickteig was the only golfer in the 84-man South Dakota Men's Amateur Championship field to avoid a round over-par over 54 holes at Hillcrest Golf Course in Yankton this past weekend.
August 15, 2016 - 12:10am
July 27, 2016
Disguised robber at Yankton bank leaves suspicious package
YANKTON (AP) — A person wearing a disguise robbed a downtown Yankton bank and left behind a suspicious package that prompted authorities to call out a Sioux Falls bomb squad. Authorities say a person wearing the disguise of an elderly man entered the Wells Fargo bank shortly before...
July 27, 2016 - 10:56am
July 25, 2016
Federal prison escape recaptured in Nebraska corn field
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Federal officials say an inmate has been recaptured after escaping from a minimum security work camp in Yankton. The U.S. Marshals Service says 33-year-old Johnny Tiner was re-arrested Saturday after he was found walking on a gravel road, and then hiding in a...
July 25, 2016 - 8:13am
July 18, 2016
State mental health hospital operating without accreditation
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's beleaguered state-run mental health hospital is operating without accreditation from a widely used industry review organization. The Human Services Center in Yankton has never been accredited by the Joint Commission, a nonprofit that certifies best...
July 18, 2016 - 12:14pm
July 11, 2016
New Yankton mental hospital policy meant to protect staff
YANKTON (AP) — A new policy at a mental health center in Yankton asks patients to change into hospital-type scrubs and go through an orientation upon arrival in order to better protect staff. The changes went into effect June 20, the Argus Leader reported. They come after workers...
July 11, 2016 - 12:30pm
July 9, 2016
55-year-old man dies when motorcycle crashes into deer
IRENE -- A 55-year-old man died and another person was injured when a motorcycle crashed into a deer Saturday morning. The names of the people...
July 9, 2016 - 8:26pm
July 5, 2016
Miller leads Mitchell past Yankton
A slow start didn't hamper the Mitchell Post 18 Legion baseball team on Tuesday. After allowing four earned runs in the top of the first inning,...
July 5, 2016 - 11:48pm
July 1, 2016
Student wins $10K in South Dakota safe driving campaign
YANKTON (AP) — A Yankton teenager has earned $10,000 as part of a safe driving campaign targeting young drivers. The South Dakota Department of Public Safety on Friday said 16-year-old Adam Lange won the top prize in the contest involving the Lesson Learned SD web-based program....
July 1, 2016 - 6:47pm
June 29, 2016
Governor to call on private group to help mental hospital
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he'll bring in a quality assurance officer from the private group he previously directed to monitor South Dakota's state-run mental health hospital in Yankton. Daugaard told the Argus Leader that he asked a quality assurance leader at...
June 29, 2016 - 10:34am
June 20, 2016
City of Yankton moving toward single-stream recycling system
YANKTON (AP) — The city of Yankton is moving toward starting a single-stream recycling system in 2017. The Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan reports that the city commission has voted to start the process of budgeting, applying for grants and informing people about a transition...
June 20, 2016 - 11:28am