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Week of Jan. 23 South Dakota Sportswriters Basketball Polls
Athlete of the Week: Parkston’s Holzbauer staying focused on task at hand
Area basketball roundup: Fighting Cougars slip past Flyers
Golden Eagles shoot past Howard
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No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
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Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
January 18, 2017
State officials hope ruling moves case to US Supreme Court
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota officials are optimistic that a 1992 Supreme Court ruling saying sales taxes can't be collected from companies not physically present in the state can be overturned.
January 18, 2017 - 11:29am
January 15, 2017
Kernels' Havlik wins Opbroek Invite title
For a second straight year, the Pierre Governors were the kings of the Jerry Opbroek Invitational. But it was a strong showing for the Mitchell...
January 15, 2017 - 8:38pm
January 13, 2017
Opbroek Invitational: Winner Area brings solid lineup to Mitchell
WINNER — Top to bottom, the Winner Area wrestling team has built quite the roster of, well, winners. The team's lineup is filled with wrestlers...
January 13, 2017 - 10:11pm
January 12, 2017
Kernel girls fall at Pierre
PIERRE — The Pierre girls basketball team stayed perfect in the Eastern South Dakota Conference Thursday. The Governors led 13-6 after one quarter and never looked back in a 61-42 win over the Kernels in an ESD contest in Pierre. Mitchell didn't have an answer for guard Hallie...
January 12, 2017 - 11:27pm
Pierre cruises past Mitchell
The offensive woes for the Mitchell boys basketball team were on full display Thursday night. Scoring was slow and tough for the hometown Kernels...
January 12, 2017 - 11:22pm
Senate committee approves bill to make mug shots public
PIERRE (AP) — A state Senate panel is set to consider a bill that would allow authorities to release criminal booking photos to the public. The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to take up the bill Thursday. Panel Chairman Lance Russell says he supports the measure, which...
January 12, 2017 - 12:21pm
January 11, 2017
South Dakota chief justice to give State of Judiciary speech
PIERRE (AP) — The chief justice of the South Dakota Supreme Court is set to deliver an address to a joint session of the Legislature. Chief Justice David Gilbertson's fifteenth State of the Judiciary speech is scheduled for Wednesday. His message will focus on the issues that have...
January 11, 2017 - 11:33am
December 14, 2016
Warden of South Dakota women's prison announces retirement
PIERRE (AP) — The warden of South Dakota's state women's prison in Pierre has announced her retirement. Brenda Hyde has worked at the lockup since it opened in 1997. She's been the top official there since October 2009. The state Corrections Department has appointed an interim warden....
December 14, 2016 - 11:00am
December 13, 2016
Inmates at state women's prison face drug, assault charges
PIERRE (AP) — Nine women face charges in state court this week related to using or dealing illegal drugs and assaulting guards at the state women's prison in Pierre. The Capital Journal reports that the charges are related to a bust at the facility. Six inmates face drug charges,...
December 13, 2016 - 10:57am
December 9, 2016
South Dakota judge puts government ethics overhaul on hold
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota judge put on hold a voter-approved government ethics overhaul Thursday, handing a victory to foes who have criticized the wide-ranging new law as an unconstitutional, unworkable mess. Circuit Judge Mark Barnett issued a preliminary injunction at the...
December 9, 2016 - 11:19am
December 2, 2016
Pierre handles Mitchell in opening dual
It was an encouraging start to the season for the Mitchell High School wrestling team. Hosting Pierre, the Class A defending state champions,...
December 2, 2016 - 10:31pm
November 28, 2016
Capitol flags to be at half-staff in memory of late lawmaker
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has ordered state Capitol flags to be flown at half-staff Wednesday in memory of former state Sen. Jacob Krull. Krull, of Watertown, died Friday at age 77. His funeral is Wednesday. Krull represented the Codington County area in the state Senate...
November 28, 2016 - 11:48am
November 14, 2016
Coalition seeks to reduce bullying among children in Pierre
PIERRE (AP) — Three organizations in the Pierre area have formed a partnership to address bullying and the long-term emotional impacts it has on youth. Pierre Public Schools, the Pierre Police Department and Capital Area Counseling Services are approaching the issue from at least...
November 14, 2016 - 11:05am
November 9, 2016
Pierre residents soundly reject $14.5 million event center
PIERRE (AP) — Residents of Pierre have soundly rejected a proposed $14.5 million recreation and event center. Unofficial returns from Tuesday's election showed nearly 58 percent of the 6,500 voters opposed the idea. "We, as a City Commission, decided we wanted this to be a community...
November 9, 2016 - 11:15am
November 4, 2016
Kernels clinch Class 11AA state title trip with 52-14 win over Pierre
For the first time since 1993, the Mitchell High School football team will play for a state football championship. In front of a crowd of 2,300...
November 4, 2016 - 9:47pm