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Teachers in West Virginia strike in push for better wages, closing all public schools
Prayer walk marks anniversary of Dakota Access protest camp closure
Senate OKs tougher standards in wake of GEAR UP scandal
'He never went in': Armed sheriff's deputy stayed outside Florida school while mass killing took place
Mueller files new charges in Manafort, Gates case
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card
Sioux Falls teacher requests special brain cancer treatment
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
place a business brief
State climatologist: 'Prepare for another drought year'
Eager about agriculture
Customers are the 'backbone' of Blue Bird Locker
A fondness for farming
Farmers have highest suicide rate of all occupations
MHS wrestling team seeking podium spot
Class B wrestling preview: Winner Area prepares for state test
Girls playoff basketball roundup: Ethan, Hanson advance to Round of 16
Peter Elander explains the 'Oops, I Did It Again' shootout move
Ice time tough to come by, but Wild defenseman Mike Reilly presses on
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
JoAnn Mavis Thompson (nee Evenson)
Mark L. Koenig
HEINERT: Crossover Day approaches
OPINION: Finding the way to college
Commentary: How an aging Billy Graham approached his own death
OPINION: Session is about two-thirds complete
WOSTER: 'Knock off the quads and let them skate'
Wiltz: Give some thought to loading your own ammo
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
Ralph & Gail Dybdahl
Chris & Sandi Paustian
December 7, 2017
South Dakota track may not host horse races in 2018
FORT PIERRE (AP) — One of the two horse racing tracks in South Dakota isn't expected to host races next year, ending a tradition that dates...
December 7, 2017 - 2:54pm
August 16, 2017
Horse breeding in Minnesota is a high-risk, high-reward business
On the seventh day of his vigil, Scott Rake hovered over his laptop and rubbed his bleary eyes. His mare, Peaceful Sky, should have given...
August 16, 2017 - 3:30pm
June 10, 2017
Tapwrit beats Irish War Cry to win Belmont Stakes
ELMONT, N.Y. — Tapwrit overtook favorite Irish War Cry deep in the stretch to win the Belmont Stakes on Saturday at Elmont, N.Y. Tapwrit,...
June 10, 2017 - 8:12pm
June 3, 2017
Lifelong Letcher resident competes in area horse races
LETCHER — Tom Moody hopes he can race horses for the rest of his life. Moody owns Moody's Western Wear in Mitchell with his wife, Diane....
June 3, 2017 - 11:00am
May 20, 2017
Cloud Computing pulls upset in Preakness; Always Dreaming eighth
BALTIMORE — Cloud Computing, a long shot ridden masterfully by Javier Castellano, chased down Classic Empire in the stretch to win the...
May 20, 2017 - 7:41pm
May 6, 2017
Favored Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Trainer Todd Pletcher and his go-to jockey, John Velazquez, had each won the Kentucky Derby. On Saturday, May 6, they...
May 6, 2017 - 8:15pm
Rain forecast for Saturday's Kentucky Derby
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby may include wet track conditions on Saturday, May 6, at Churchill Downs. The...
May 6, 2017 - 12:04am
May 10, 2016
2 race horses euthanized after breaking legs in Fort Pierre
FORT PIERRE (AP) — Two race horses were euthanized after being injured during a weekend event in Fort Pierre. Track Manager Dennis Booth says the two quarter horses collided during a race Saturday and both went over the rail, each breaking a leg. They were humanely put down, following...
May 10, 2016 - 1:12pm
February 22, 2016
SD horse owner seeks redemption on Fargo race track
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — One of the most popular horses on the Dakotas racing circuit is Alexassilvercharm, a soon-to-be 8-year-old gray mare that is almost always the favorite when she reaches the starting gate. Yet her handlers have been waiting two years to make up for one of her rare...
February 22, 2016 - 2:00pm
April 21, 2014
Horse races start at Stanley County Fairgrounds
FORT PIERRE (AP) — The annual horse races in Fort Pierre at the Stanley County Fairgrounds have begun. KCCR-AM reports the races started Saturday and will continue for the next two weekends. Dennis Booth is the track's manager. Booth says the betting handle last year was...
April 21, 2014 - 2:51pm
May 3, 2013
Williston Basin oilmen have horse in the Kentucky Derby
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) -- Two Williston Basin oilmen say they expect Frac Daddy -- the horse they have running in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday -- to be a favorite of oil field workers everywhere. Billings, Mont., residents Carter Stewart and Ken Schlenker own the 3-year-old thoroughbred...
May 3, 2013 - 8:49pm
May 8, 2010
Ethan native having successful jockeying career
Tanner Riggs has been one of the top young jockeys in horse racing ever since he burst on the sport's scene in the fall of 2007. But over the past four months, Riggs has begun to rid himself of the "young" title. That's not to say the 21-year old Ethan High School graduate isn't...
May 8, 2010 - 12:30am