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Update 3:27 p.m.: COVID Update for Sept. 18: Turner, Hutchinson Counties See New Deaths; Local Counties See Big Case Increases

Turner and Hutchinson counties reported new deaths related to COVID-19 in Friday’s daily update from the South Dakota Department of Health … Read more

Charges upgraded, second suspect arrested in Omaha death

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man charged in the death of a teenager at an Omaha motel is now facing a second-degree murder charge, police said Frid… Read more

Warrant approved for Nebraska bar owner in protestor's death

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been approved for a former Omaha bar owner who shot and killed a protester during a confrontation … Read more

Sports

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Wrapping Up Week Four Of MMU Football Practice

Although the school’s annual Mission Day was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a handful of Mount Marty University football players — … Read more

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Volleyball Roundup: Wynot Outlasts Wildcats

EDITOR'S NOTE: This roundup has been updated to add several late-reported matches from Thursday. Read more

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H-N's Jueden Joins 1K-1K Club

Hartington-Newcastle senior Kayden Jueden recorded her 1,000th career dig during Thursday's volleyball match against Wynot. She recorded he… Read more

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Update 3:27 p.m.: COVID Update for Sept. 18: Turner, Hutchinson Counties See New Deaths; Local Counties See Big Case Increases

Turner and Hutchinson counties reported new deaths related to COVID-19 in Friday’s daily update from the South Dakota Department of Health … Read more

Meetings

TOASTMASTERS CLUB 1294 Read more

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Wheel Tax Hike OK’d

Yankton County residents will soon be paying a dollar more per year in wheel tax. Read more

Opinion

A Pandemic Update: Three Months Later

We’ll reach the end of summer next week with the autumn equinox — but in some ways, we still seem pretty much where we were when the summer… Read more

Letter: Freedom, Noem Style

Congratulations to Gov. Noem! She has put our great state in the limelight by promoting unrestricted mass gatherings—including fireworks fo… Read more

Letter: Explanation Would Be Helpful

Donald Trump knew in February how dangerous and deadly coronavirus was going to be but he deliberately played down its severity. Most of us… Read more

Obituaries

Corene Mehlhaf

Corene Kay Mehlhaf (Oelsligle) “Corky,” age 48 of Menno, SD passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Si… Read more

LeRoy Harty

LeRoy F. Harty, age 72 of Yankton, SD went home to his Lord and Savior Monday, September 14, 2020 at his residence from natural causes whil… Read more

Gary Honomichl

Gary Lee Honomichl, 77, of Yankton passed away Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, at the Avera Sister James Care Center, Yankton. Read more

Upcoming Events

Billiards at The Center

Enjoy playing billiards on some of the finest tables in town at 8:30 am daily at The Center. Read more

Line Dancing at The Center

Come kick up your heels with Line Dancing at 9:30 am every Monday, Wednesday & Friday at The Ce… Read more

Exercise Group at The Center

Stay healthy with low impact exercise at 11 am every Monday, Wednesday & Friday at The Center! Read more

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