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Harrisburg principal shot in 2015 brings positive message to Scotland
Crime Stoppers offers $500 for information on Mitchell kidnapping, robbery suspect
State panel is set to consider funding three airport projects
Menno man sustains no injuries in Wednesday crash that killed 78-year-old
Colome man pleads guilty to soliciting sex from minor
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
Byers leads Class A pack into the state meet
Kernels put away pesky Bobcats in five sets
Bono, Kocers aiming high for SDSU wrestling this season
Area volleyball roundup: Thunder drop Golden Eagles in prep volleyball
Platte-Geddes takes second place at state dance
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Alexandria man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman marks 80th birthday
Floyd "Buddy" Brodkorb
Irene Marie Ryan
Just another day in the old neighborhood
LETTER: What has Congress done about farm prices?
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LETTER: An election season lesson
Livestock's bleak industrial future
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
October 21, 2016
Judge denies new trial for Aberdeen man convicted of murder
ABERDEEN (AP) — A man convicted in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend in Aberdeen will not get a new trial. A jury in August found 34-year-old John Hemminger guilty of premeditated murder in the January 2015 death of 26-year-old Jessica Goebel, of Aberdeen. Hemminger was sentenced...
18 hours 1 min ago
Group nixes simulated gunfire at Halloween event in Aberdeen
ABERDEEN (AP) — Ghouls, clowns and zombies will take over an Aberdeen park this weekend for an annual Halloween event, but gun props will be missing this year. The Aberdeen News reports that the Optimist Club, which holds the "Haunted Forest," is honoring a police request to nix...
20 hours 16 min ago
October 8, 2016
Open Meeting Commission scheduled to gather in Aberdeen
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Attorney General's office says the Open Meeting Commission is gathering in Aberdeen. The meeting is scheduled for Oct. 14 at Beulah Williams Library. The agenda is set to include oral presentations on a complaint related to the Groton City Council....
October 8, 2016 - 10:33am
September 26, 2016
Man convicted in Aberdeen stabbing death asks for new trial
ABERDEEN (AP) — An attorney for an Aberdeen man convicted in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend last year says his client deserves a new trial. John Hemminger, 34, was convicted last month of premeditated murder in the killing of 26-year-old Jessica Goebel. He was sentenced...
September 26, 2016 - 10:58am
September 21, 2016
South Dakota Film Festival kicks off Wednesday in Aberdeen
ABERDEEN (AP) — The 10th edition of the South Dakota Film Festival kicks off Wednesday in Aberdeen. Organizer Brent Brandt tells the Aberdeen American News more than 300 films were submitted to the festival, but only 65 will be screened. The schedule of nine viewing sessions includes...
September 21, 2016 - 12:16pm
Skimmer suspect in Aberdeen pleads guilty to identity theft
ABERDEEN (AP) — One of three men facing federal charges over skimmers that were planted on gas pumps in the Aberdeen region has admitted that he was involved in the scam. The Aberdeen American News reports 29-year-old Robisdel Gonzalez-Abreau pleaded guilty Tuesday to identity theft....
September 21, 2016 - 12:11pm
Aberdeen man charged in assault that fractured man's skull
ABERDEEN (AP) — An Aberdeen man is accused in an attack that left another man with a fractured skull. The Aberdeen American News reports that 34-year-old Charles Teal is charged with felony aggravated assault. The incident was reported just before 7 p.m. on Sunday. Authorities say...
September 21, 2016 - 11:58am
September 19, 2016
Man gets 1 year for assaulting officer on reservation
ABERDEEN (AP) — A South Dakota man has been sentenced to one year in prison after admitting that he assaulted a federal officer in January in a community on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. U.S. District Judge Charles Kornmann has sentenced 23-year-old Dylan Demery to a year...
September 19, 2016 - 11:19am
September 14, 2016
Rash of crimes prompts Aberdeen police to open new office
ABERDEEN (AP) — A rash of violent crimes in Aberdeen has prompted the city's police department to open a satellite office in a former mall. Aberdeen Police Chief Dave McNeil tells the Aberdeen American News the goal of the new office is to encourage communication between law enforcement...
September 14, 2016 - 10:56am
September 12, 2016
Supreme Court to begin October term at Northern State
ABERDEEN (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court will begin its October court term at Northern State University in Aberdeen. The high court is scheduled to hear oral arguments Oct. 3-5 at the school's Johnson Fine Arts Center. The court will hear nine cases. Several non-oral cases...
September 12, 2016 - 11:37am
September 9, 2016
Aberdeen police officer who shot suspect cleared after probe
PIERRE (AP) — An Aberdeen police officer who shot and wounded a suspect has been cleared of any wrongdoing. Attorney General Marty Jackley says a state investigation determined that Officer Ty Reinke was justified in firing his weapon during the Aug. 14 incident. Twenty-one-year-old...
September 9, 2016 - 11:55am
Multiple shots fired at second apartment complex in Aberdeen
ABERDEEN (AP) — Aberdeen police are investigating a second incident of shots being fired at an apartment complex and have offered rewards for information that helps them to crack the case. About 10 shots were fired at an apartment complex shortly before 12:30 a.m. Thursday, according...
September 9, 2016 - 11:41am
September 7, 2016
Life in prison for man convicted in ex-girlfriend's stabbing
FORT PIERRE (AP) — An Aberdeen man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend has been sentenced to life in prison. The Aberdeen American News reports 34-year-old John Hemminger was sentenced Wednesday. A jury found Hemminger guilty last week of first-degree murder in the January...
September 7, 2016 - 12:50pm
Aberdeen funeral home operator sentenced on drug counts
ABERDEEN (AP) — A former operator of an Aberdeen funeral home will be on probation for five years for possessing drugs at the business. Fifty-nine-year-old James Schriver and his 53-year-old brother, George, were arrested in April after police said they found nearly 3 pounds of...
September 7, 2016 - 12:13pm
September 1, 2016
No one injured in late-night Aberdeen drive-by shooting
ABERDEEN (AP) — Aberdeen police are investigating a drive-by shooting during which 11 rounds were fired from a vehicle into an apartment complex. No injuries were reported in the incident shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday. Officers recovered shells that will be submitted for forensic...
September 1, 2016 - 11:19am