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Trump administration halts study that was using fetal tissue to find 'cure for HIV'
Recruitment war sets up battle for the sexes
Russians interacted with at least 14 Trump associates during the campaign and transition
After the deadly Camp Fire, a dog waited for his owners to return. They've finally been reunited.
Comey defends FBI and himself in interview with House panels
Tesla may consider buying idle GM plants
US economy adds 155,000 jobs in November, below expectations; unemployment, 3.7 percent
Cupkie Christmas Village is a true holiday experience!
FFA state champions crowned in leadership development events
Smithfield Foods fined over $53K for water quality violations
place a business brief
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
Report details efforts to rescue mother fatally pinned by hay bale
4 things to avoid co-op financial woes: Boards can learn from Ashby, Minn., scandal
Wheeler dealer: Young grain merchant suddenly owes $5M
Field of drains: Record-setting flood year raising interest in tile
Area wrestling roundup: Howard wins home invitational
Area basketball roundup: Menno girls upset No. 4 TDA
MHS gymnasts place second at Aberdeen Central Invitational
With Boudreau concerned, Wild look to pick up pieces of their shattered game
VIDEO: SDSU's Johnston talks Macy Miller closing in on all-time scoring record
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Joseph Philip Wagner
Don F. Garvis
Veeder: The light of childhood reminds us to embrace life
LETTER: Let's really look at evolution
Swift: Saving 'Niece-mas' by getting with the program
OPINION: A special day for the Corn Palace
Bursack: People with dementia still sensitive to caregiver's body language
Examining mallards: New technology helping gather information on ducks
Optimism brings more hunters: Pheasant license sales up slightly
Side by side, veteran Minnesota wardens train rookies
Controversial South Dakota deer-hunting license system changes still a possibility
Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into Minn. basement
Charlie & Karen Prickett
Charlotte "Chuckie" Mayer
December 6, 2018
Catching up with former area athletes: Selland propels Augustana women to 8-1 start
The Augustana University women's basketball team is off to an 8-1 start, thanks in part to Letcher native Shelby Selland posting her best campaign...
December 6, 2018 - 7:00am
November 17, 2018
A little library for Letcher
LETCHER — In his little hometown, Michael Hoffman came up a good idea. Letcher's public library has been closed for years due to lack of...
November 17, 2018 - 8:23am
November 8, 2018
Hockey hunt takes on a new cause
With the support of veterans, a traditional Mitchell hunting fundraiser is helping a new cause this year. The Sam Tronnes Memorial Foundation...
November 8, 2018 - 7:59am
November 1, 2018
Selland prepares for big season for Jacks
BROOKINGS — There were no Louisvilles, Oklahomas or Villanovas in South Dakota Class B girls basketball for Myah Selland. But if the Letcher...
November 1, 2018 - 7:00am
October 3, 2018
Miller named Summit League preseason player of the year
BROOKINGS—For the second time in her career, South Dakota State University women's basketball player, and Mitchell native, Macy Miller...
October 3, 2018 - 4:17pm
September 13, 2018
Missing boy found safely after night-long search
LETCHER—After members of multiple law enforcement agencies spent the night searching for him, a 9-year-old boy with autism was found unharmed Thursday morning. Although authorities had already passed through the area near the intersection of 243rd Street and 404th Avenue on...
September 13, 2018 - 8:39pm
July 19, 2018
Santel rolls out fiber internet upgrade plan
LETCHER — Santel Communications kicked off its big investment in fiber-optic internet in one of its smallest towns. The rural telephone...
July 19, 2018 - 4:00pm
June 30, 2018
Close to home: Moody, Christensen enjoy competing nearby in national rodeo
HURON—Mason Moody doesn't usually hear the crowd when he's in the chute and when he's atop a bull. But this week was different. Competing...
June 30, 2018 - 7:00am
June 27, 2018
Moody posts top time at junior high national rodeo
HURON — Mason Moody, of Letcher, claimed the top time in the boys goat tying through the first-go Wednesday at the National Junior High Finals Rodeo at the South Dakota State Fairgrounds. Moody posted the top time of 8.6 seconds in his performance on Wednesday morning, which...
June 27, 2018 - 11:06pm
May 10, 2018
Terrific trio of retiring teachers
FORESTBURG — Retiring wasn't a hard decision for Rich Danek. The long-time high school math teacher had already retired once from coaching...
May 10, 2018 - 7:00am
May 9, 2018
Area baseball roundup: West Central wins slugfest over MCM
SALEM — In a game that featured 29 hits and 15 errors, West Central rallied past McCook Central/Montrose for a 22-12 victory in a prep...
May 9, 2018 - 10:17pm
May 8, 2018
Area track roundup: Byers breaks 33-year-old SESD record
WAGNER — Chamberlain’s Ella Byers broke a 33-year-old Southeast South Dakota Conference meet record. The junior won the mile-run in 5-minutes...
May 8, 2018 - 10:22pm
April 7, 2018
Around the Region: Winner, Letcher, Burke
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Winner FORMER FAMOUS RESIDENT DIES AT 85: Delores Taylor, a former Winner...
April 7, 2018 - 6:00pm
March 30, 2018
Catching up with former area athletes: Schmidt helping in Vikings' hot start
The Augustana University baseball team is off to a 22-1 start and currently on an eight-game winning streak. Freshman Jed Schmidt is third on the team in innings pitched and has started three games on the mound for the Vikings. The former Mitchell Kernel has picked up two wins, 16...
March 30, 2018 - 3:12pm
March 8, 2018
Cyclones surge past SCW in Round of 16
HURON—One year competing in Class B boys basketball, one state tournament berth for Clark/Willow Lake. The fifth-seeded Cyclones surged...
March 8, 2018 - 10:54pm