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Thune Could Play Pivotal Role In Internet Access

The senator could become the head of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee.

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Ag Machinery Sales Fall

Lower commodity prices are partly to blame.

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Davison County Commissioner Weiss Passes Away

Weiss died of cancer early Saturday evening in Sioux Falls.


Tornado Touches Down In Yankton County

No one was injured, and no damage was reported.

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DWU Music Department Has New Name

The department will be called The Ron And Sheilah Gates Department of Music.


DWU Homecoming Theme Announced

Blue & White Days will be September 18-20.

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Two Arrested On Drug Charges In Mitchell

The two also committed a theft in Parkston.


SD Committee Exploring Road And Highway Revenues

The committee met in Pierre this week.


Public Forum Held On Pool Project

The location of the pool was a main discussion point.


Public Forum On Indoor Pool To Be Held Wednesday Night

The forum begins at 7:00 pm at City Hall.


Democratic Lawmakers Call For Officials To Testify About EB-5 Program

The Government Operations and Audit Committee meets on September 24 in Pierre.


Guymon Granted Suspended Imposition Of Sentence

The former Mitchell man pleaded guilty to voter fraud last year.


Parkston Man Seriously Injured In Tractor Accident

Douglas Bormann, 57, was airlifted to a hospital.


Five Apply For Mitchell School Board Seat

Wednesday was the deadline for applications.


SD Students Score Above National Average On ACT Test

About 78 percent of SD's 2014 graduating class took the exam.

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Noem And Robinson Hold Forum At DakotaFest

The two are running for South Dakota's lone seat in the U.S. House.

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SD Democrats Call For Subpoenas Regarding EB-5 Scandal

Among those named are Governor Dennis Daugaard and former Governor Mike Rounds.


Sibson Is Third Person To Submit Mitchell School Board Application

The seat currently held by Rick Johnson is opening.


Income Eligibility For State Housing Fund In Jerauld County Expanded

The fund is to assist those affected by a June tornado.

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Mitchell City Council To Hold Forum On Pool Project

The forum will be held on Wednesday, August 27th at 7 pm at City Hall.

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Sam fails to secure spot on Rams practice squad


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