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LOWER BRULE — Six students from Lower Brule, Fort Thompson and Chamberlain are eligible for graduation from Lower Brule Community College for spring 2014. The college will host the graduation...
Nine inches of snow fell three miles southeast of Deadwood Monday, and the National Weather Service posted a winter storm warning for the northern Black Hills.
“Job Placement and Training Strategies” will be broadcast at 7 p.m. on May 8 at McCook Central School, Salem. The program is geared toward families with special-needs children and young...
Micaela Frank, South Central High School, of Bonesteel, was honored by the Associated School Boards of South Dakota at a recognition luncheon held Monday at the Ramkota Rivercentre, Pierre. Frank was honored for being in the top 1 percent of her class at the luncheon, which featured Gov. Daugaard as guest speaker. -- Source: Associated School Boards of South Dakota
The sixth annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mitchell Area raffle is drawing near. Buying a ticket provides the chance to win up to $10,000. Tickets for the raffle go on sale Thursday. Each raffle ticket is $100. Tickets can be purchased at the BBBS office, at County Fair Food Store or from a BBBS board member. Prizes will be awarded in the amounts of $2,000, $3,000 and $10,000. The drawing will be held Aug. 20 during the Miller Lite Bull Bash. Tickets purchased before July 16 will be entered into an early bird drawing where the winner will receive an iPad.
The Hutchinson County Emergency Management team has enacted a burn ban, which became effective at 11 a.m. Monday. All open burning is banned, including controlled burns and patio fire pits, until the ban is lifted by Emergency Management.
PIERRE — The South Dakota State Historical Society's Historic Preservation Office is sponsoring a three-day archaeology camp for students going into grades 4-6 for the 2014-2015 school year. Camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on June 3-5. The program is structured for students to attend all three days. Registration is limited to the first 20 applicants, first-come, first-served. Archaeology camp is an active, outdoor experience located on the old Fort Galpin archaeological site near the Oahe Downstream Recreation Area below the Oahe Dam north of Pierre.
Davison County Emergency Management is sponsoring a Weather Spotter Training. It will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Tech Center Amphitheater at Mitchell Technical Institute. The program will be facilitated by Todd Heitkamp from the National Weather Service.
When you next eat at McDonald's, here's an exercise in consumer choice: Would you choose a Bacon Club House burger with 750 calories, a Big Mac with 550 calories or the premium McWrap with bacon and grilled chicken giving you 460? You might think twice if you knew that one option gave you 300 calories more than another and, all by itself, provided you with over one-third of the calories you need for the day (based on a 2,000-calorie diet). Beginning in the summer 2015, you'll be able to figure it out.
A Mitchell woman is accused of possessing methamphetamine. Mitchell police conducted a parole search of 31-year-old Leah Sheilds' apartment earlier this month. They found a plastic baggie, syringe and metal spoon, each with residue, which tested positive for meth, according to court documents. Sheilds admitted the items belonged to her. The charge carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine.