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Federal agency drops proposed two-person train crew rule
Trump administration to pull out of rural Job Corps program, laying off 1,100 federal workers
Analysis: Assange case stirs free-speech concerns
Federalist Society's Leonard Leo is helping Trump make courts more conservative
Barr could expose secrets, politicize intelligence with review of Russia probe, current and former officials fear
South Dakota cattle scheme
The Sorting Pen: Be thankful for the earlier generations on your farm
Pig-killing virus now 'endemic' in two regions of China, U.N. says
Trump Administration to unveil new $16 billion aid package for American farmers hit in trade war
Most grass-fed beef labeled 'Product of U.S.A.' is imported
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SD congressmen urge Trump to end trade war after USDA announces $16 billion 'Band-Aid' bailout
SD scenes will adorn Corn Palace murals in 2020
Rancher, former legislator Ryan Taylor joins Ducks Unlimited policy team
Commentary: Farms are suffering from climate change and Trump's trade war. Here's how to help
Planting progress continues to lag in SD
Mitchell falls to O’Gorman, finish second in Class A
Metanire's first MLS goal lifts Minnesota over Houston
Twins are raking, so Nelson Cruz is being patient with left wrist
Twins bury White Sox for ninth win in 10 games
Kirk Cousins hopes rookie Garrett Bradbury is Vikings’ center for ‘the next decade’
Pegge Jane (Foxley) Pranger
Marian Maxine Powers
Dean Herbert Fitzler
LETTER: Encouragement of future teachers lauded
LETTER: Dropping Mitchell Area Community Theatre membership
WOSTER: Remember ... always
Column: Soldier describes close calls with death in the trenches of WWI
MEL'S MUSINGS: Memorial Day, it's not just another three-day weekend
A memorable fishing experience for paralyzed veterans in Chamberlain
Bison help prairie get back to nature
Brad Dokken column: DNR increases elk permits in effort to reduce growing Kittson County herd
State record channel catfish voided 70 years later
Fort Pierre Grassland grouse numbers remain stable
Nick & Mary Ellen Weber
Bob and Barb Kreutzfeldt
Jim & Karen Hanson
May 17, 2019
Northern Minnesota artist creates traditional Norwegian folk art
ROSEAU, Minn. — Thirty-five years ago, Jean Honl fell in love with rosemaling. She took a community education class in 1974 and has been perfecting...
May 17, 2019 - 6:00am
March 14, 2019
Motivated by art: Mitchell’s VanderHeiden pursuing art dreams from his van
Art has always motivated Tice VanderHeiden. After all, his passion for creating visual art has led the Mitchell native on a wild journey living...
March 14, 2019 - 9:53am
March 5, 2019
High school bet its future on paintings worth $2.8 million - then learned their real value
The four works of Asian art were supposed to provide financial relief for the small, music education-focused Pacific Boychoir Academy in Oakland,...
March 5, 2019 - 5:54pm
March 3, 2019
Two artists used Confederate imagery in an exhibit; then came calls to remove it
Word about the art exhibit spread across the campus of Mary Baldwin University almost as soon as the show opened at the Staunton, Virginia, school....
March 3, 2019 - 2:24pm
February 16, 2019
The pain of Frida Kahlo
NEW YORK - There is a shame for any serious artist in being understood. Many artists cultivate a mystique precisely to avoid being explained...
February 16, 2019 - 11:34am
January 15, 2019
Holy Bull remembered for artistic talent, love of Lakota heritage
FORT TOTTEN, N.D. -- Gregory Holy Bull was remembered this week as a talented artist, teacher and someone who could effectively bridge the gap...
January 15, 2019 - 7:01pm
January 7, 2019
New youth acting group Y.A.M. casting for debut play
Acting is serious play for 12-year-old Jane Kelly of Mitchell. After not finding enough opportunities to perform during the school year, the...
January 7, 2019 - 11:22am
October 5, 2018
A true tale of a kid author: 11-year-old from Mitchell self-publishes book
Eleven-year-old Evan Anderson is busy working on his second adventure mystery novel. Yeah. He's 11, and he's already written a book. After publishing...
October 5, 2018 - 9:22am
September 21, 2018
Back to the drawing board: Columnist Swift rediscovers love for art after career in writing
WEST FARGO — In a beautiful townhome in West Fargo, the smell of freshly baked peanut butter cookies tickles the nose and warmth radiates...
September 21, 2018 - 7:08am
September 15, 2018
Nazis stole a Jewish man's century-old Renoir painting in 1941. Now it's been returned to his only living heir.
Alfred and Marie Weinberger escaped Nazi-occupied Paris at the onset of World War II, but they couldn't take their paintings with them. The Jewish...
September 15, 2018 - 8:00am
August 30, 2018
Kimball artist plans to sell work in daughter’s new store
KIMBALL — Deb Burckhard has been making horsehair pottery for 20 years, has done it full time for about 10 and has lived in Kimball for...
August 30, 2018 - 8:06am
July 16, 2018
Chamberlain celebrates 10 years of local art
CHAMBERLAIN — Ten years ago, Dixie Lloyd, of Chamberlain, decided she wanted to put together an art show for her friends and family with...
July 16, 2018 - 8:49am
May 18, 2018
Mitchell blacksmith's sculpture featured again at Sioux Falls Art Walk
For the second year in a row, Mitchell blacksmith Clark Martinek will have one of his original, handcrafted pieces on display at the SculptureWalk in Sioux Falls. "This is nuts. The excitement level is like through the roof," Martinek said. "I am just honored to be a part of such...
May 18, 2018 - 4:37pm
April 28, 2018
Police sergeant at the scene after fellow officer was killed finds solace in woodcarving
ST. PAUL—For Tanner Spicer, woodcarving is a respite from the rigors of everyday life. He sits in his garage workspace for hours at a time,...
April 28, 2018 - 10:52am
April 17, 2018
Wessington Springs' freshman art phenom
WESSINGTON SPRINGS — Kenzee Schafer is not deterred by criticism. The freshman student at Wessington Springs High School likes to create...
April 17, 2018 - 7:00am