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State officials hope ruling moves case to US Supreme Court
Rapid City gas station clerk stabbed to death in robbery
Mother, missing children could be in Black Hills
Company gives $50K donation under new school choice law
Bill offered to overhaul initiative requirements, start date
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Area wrestling roundup: KWLPG wins three at home quad
No. 5 Avon downs Mitchell Christian
Mitchell Christian holds off Avon
Area basketball roundup: Peterson powers Platte-Geddes over Burke/South Central
Harrisburg fends off Kernel boys
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Marian L. Young
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
OUR VIEW: Classic basketball never gets old
ROUNDS: Repealing Obamacare first step to replacing it with affordable, patient-centered plan
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
December 22, 2016
Mississippi officials arrest church member in 'Vote Trump' arson case
(Reuters) - An man who was a member of a historic black church in Mississippi that was burned and spray-painted with the words "Vote Trump," has been arrested in the case, authorities said on Wednesday. The Greenville church was set ablaze a week before the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential...
December 22, 2016 - 11:02am
December 7, 2016
Two juveniles charged in Tenn. wildfires
Two juveniles have been arrested and charged with arson in connection with deadly Tennessee wildfires that broke out last in and around the Great...
December 7, 2016 - 4:15pm
December 1, 2016
Delmont apartment fire suspect arrested in Texas
AUBREY, Texas — A man charged with setting fire to a Delmont apartment complex in February has been arrested in Texas. Brian Good, 55,...
December 1, 2016 - 4:58pm
August 4, 2016
Man charged with arson in Delmont apartment fire
DELMONT — Charges have been filed against a man in connection with a fire that destroyed a Delmont apartment building and authorities are...
August 4, 2016 - 5:18pm
July 12, 2016
Stolen vehicle from Delmont found burning in Wagner
WAGNER — Law enforcement is seeking information regarding a stolen vehicle that was found burning near the airport in Wagner. At about 1:50 a.m. Sunday, Wagner police officers responded to a call of a vehicle fire on 298th Street, north of the Wagner Municipal Airport, according...
July 12, 2016 - 5:17pm
March 2, 2016
Child playing with lighter starts Aberdeen area home on fire
ABERDEEN (AP) — No one was hurt when a child playing with a cigarette lighter started a mobile home on fire near Aberdeen. Rural Fire Chief Mark Stoks tells the American News that the fire started about 5 p.m. Tuesday, in a back bathroom of the home. He says the home suffered smoke,...
March 2, 2016 - 12:16pm
February 25, 2016
Man sentenced for arson crime near Wasta on Halloween 2014
RAPID CITY (AP) — A man accused of setting fire to a vacant house in Pennington County 1 1/2 years ago has been sentenced to serve five years in prison. Thirty-five-year-old Utah native Shawn Hall initially had been declared not mentally fit to stand trial. After nearly half a year...
February 25, 2016 - 3:51pm
February 23, 2016
2 North Dakota men sentenced in South Dakota arson fire
ABERDEEN (AP) — Two North Dakota men have each been sentenced to a year in prison for their roles in a January 2015 arson fire that significantly damaged the Road House Bar and Grill in the South Dakota town of Herreid. Campbell County State's Attorney Mark Kroontje tells the American...
February 23, 2016 - 5:16pm
February 10, 2016
2 of 3 men accused of burning down church plead guilty
RIDGEVIEW, S.D. (AP) — Two of three Dewey County men accused of burning down a church that had stood for nearly a century have pleaded guilty. Twenty-seven-year-old Cody Yellow and 28-year-old Ake Kyle Eagle Hunter have each pleaded guilty to one count of accessory after the fact...
February 10, 2016 - 12:17pm
November 3, 2015
Scott Westerhuis acted alone, but why still unknown
PLATTE—Nearly a month and a half after the death of a family of six rocked Platte, many people in the community still want to know: Why? But...
November 3, 2015 - 9:45pm
August 12, 2015
3 men charged in federal court with burning down church
RIDGEVIEW (AP) — Three Dewey County men are accused of burning down a church that had stood for nearly a century. Twenty-seven-year-old Cody Yellow, 28-year-old Robert Grindstone and 28-year-old Ake Kyle Eagle Hunter are charged in federal court with third-degree burglary and...
August 12, 2015 - 10:55am
August 3, 2015
Jewish extremists torch Palestinian homes, killing toddler, authorities say
DUMA, West Bank — Arsonists set fire to two Palestinian homes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Friday, burning a toddler alive and injuring three others in an attack that authorities say was most likely carried out by Jewish extremists. The assailants signed their work with...
August 3, 2015 - 10:20am
July 31, 2015
Outdoor Campus recovers from arson; ready for weekend event
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls residents have come to the rescue of an outdoors program targeted by an arsonist. An early morning fire July 11 burned down a shed housing more than $30,000 worth of outdoors equipment owned by the state Game, Fish and Parks Department. The blaze...
July 31, 2015 - 3:38pm
June 19, 2015
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation resident faces arson charge
KYLE (AP) — Federal authorities are accusing a Pine Ridge Indian Reservation resident of setting fire to a friend's home in April. A grand jury in western South Dakota has indicted Danny Ferguson, of Kyle, on an arson charge. Ferguson is expected to appear in court for the...
June 19, 2015 - 10:31am
May 21, 2015
Fort Thompson man gets 3 ½ years in prison for arson
PIERRE (AP) — A Fort Thompson man who admitted setting fire to an apartment duplex has been sentenced to 3 ½ years in federal prison. Twenty-one-year-old Lewis Brown was accused of setting fire to an apartment adjacent to one that housed members of a family with whom he had...
May 21, 2015 - 1:14pm