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The Latest: Tokyo weather forecast shifts rowing schedule

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: Read more


The Latest: Pakistan is latest nation to pass 1M virus cases

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan has passed the grim milestone of 1 million cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began last year. Read more


Western wildfires: Crews make progress on huge Oregon blaze

BLY, Ore. (AP) — The nation's largest wildfire raged through southern Oregon on Friday but crews were scaling back some night operations as… Read more


USD Places 206 On Summit League Honor Roll

SIOUX FALLS — The University of South Dakota had 206 student athletes across 12 school sports sponsored by the Summit League on the Summit … Read more

Alexandria, Harrisburg Sit Atop Final Amateur Poll

WATERTOWN — The Harrisburg Hops (Class A) and Alexandria Angels (Class B) remain on top of the final amateur baseball poll released Wednesd… Read more

SDABA 2021 Hall Of Fame Class Announced

FREEMAN — Five former amateur baseball standouts have been selected as the 2021 class of the South Dakota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame. Read more



Yankton Featured In Sioux Falls Author’s Debut Novel

Though Jan Dirksen isn’t a Yankton native, she’s as familiar with the town as many, spending much of the summer months visiting the communi… Read more


Champion Debaters Host Online Camp

It’s not just talk — a group of young debaters wants to foster and grow debate in South Dakota. Read more


By One Vote, LCC Passes $25M Project

LAUREL, Neb. — Laurel-Concord/Coleridge school officials will tell you: “Every vote counts” isn’t just a slogan. Read more


Blue Skies Don’t Smile As Western Fires Roar

“Blue skies smiling at me, nothing but blue skies do I see.” Read more

Letter: Peaceful And Patriotic

Do your readers know what Rev. Dan Brandt of Avon, Maxine Waters, Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, ABC, NBC, CBS and all other news media have … Read more

Ben Shapiro: Crying ‘Misinformation’ To Justify Tyranny

This week, President Joe Biden was asked whether he had any message for social media amidst a dramatic rise in the number of diagnosed COVI… Read more


Frances Honner

Frances Ann Honner, age 88 of Yankton, SD and formerly of Tabor, SD passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital i… Read more

Edwin Highland

Edwin L. Highland, 81, of Yankton died unexpectedly Sunday, July 18, 2021, at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton. Read more

Lester Gross

Lester Gross, 88, of Richfield, Minnesota, died Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at Avera Sr. James Care Center in Yankton. Read more

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Weather Today

Mostly clear


97° 72°

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 90s and lows in the low 70s.

Cloud Coverage:12%
Wind:S at 15 mph
Chance of Rain:1%
UV Index:9 Very High
Sunrise:06:12:13 AM
Sunset:08:59:34 PM

This Week's Forecast

Mostly clearFri
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19%90° 70°
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24%94° 72°
5%101° 76°
Partly cloudyWed
6%103° 74°
Partly cloudyThu
15%94° 70°

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