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Two injured in crash northeast of Wessington Springs
Amid falling enrollment, South Central considering consolidation
Three injured in crash southeast of Lake Andes
Trump discusses border wall with Mexico, no mention of payment
Police: 2 missing girls found safe; mother in custody
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Dry weather impacting pasture, range conditions
Pilot project aims for farm-friendly wetland preservation
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Mitchell outlasts Yankton for dual win
Five-set thriller finally goes Mitchell's way
Mitchell Christian earns first volleyball win
Four Angels lead amateur baseball all-tournament team
Mitchell dance team finishes ninth in opener
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Gordon R. Plowe
Gordon Franklin Thomsen
Diane Kay McCarthy
Bernard (Barney) Metz
Stacy Rae Nedved
Training for the race called life
It's a great fair, state or territorial
OUR VIEW: Long-term solutions needed for workforce issue
No laughing matter
In 2016 elections, how can anarchy take us forward?
SD pheasant count shows 20 percent decrease
WILTZ: A fishing trip to Ontario where the adults were carefree kids again
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
UPDATE: Authorities say 25-year-old Woonsocket woman murdered
August 29, 2016
Moving of 1,000 wild horses in South Dakota clears hurdle
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — The federal government is a step closer to relocating more than 1,000 wild horses to a private ranch in southwestern South Dakota. Initial results of a Bureau of Land Management study indicate the move would have no negative impacts on the environment, the Black...
August 29, 2016 - 12:16pm
August 23, 2016
Man pleads not guilty to hit and run during July 4th parade
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — A Belle Fourche motorist accused of hitting a go-cart during a Fourth of July parade in the city has pleaded not guilty to felony hit and run. Authorities allege 28-year-old Eric Jaramillo crashed his car into the go-cart, injuring the driver, then left the...
August 23, 2016 - 11:02am
July 21, 2016
Belle Fourche man accused of hit and run during parade
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — A Belle Fourche motorist accused of hitting a go-cart during a Fourth of July parade in the city has been charged with felony hit and run. Authorities allege 28-year-old Eric Jaramillo crashed his car into the go-cart then left the scene. He was arrested at...
July 21, 2016 - 11:43am
July 16, 2016
More than 1,000 wild horses being relocated to Butte County
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — The federal Bureau of Land Management is proposing to relocate more than 1,000 wild horses to a private ranch in southwestern South Dakota. The herd would come from the famed Triple U Ranch, a main setting for filming of the movie Dances with Wolves outside...
July 16, 2016 - 9:59am
June 23, 2016
Woman accused of child sex crimes reaches plea deal
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — A Belle Fourche woman accused of encouraging a 15-year-old girl to send nude photos to the woman's father and engage in sexual activity with him has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that 19-year-old Caitlin Rosales pleaded...
June 23, 2016 - 12:23pm
May 5, 2016
Conviction, sentence upheld in sex trafficking case
RAPID CITY (AP) — U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler says the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction and sentence of a Belle Fourche man in a federal commercial sex trafficking case. Thirty-three-year-old Jerry Lane Golliher was convicted in October 2014 of federal...
May 5, 2016 - 11:04am
April 21, 2016
Belle Fourche police seize more than 50 lbs. of pot, hashish
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — Belle Fourche police say more than 50 pounds of marijuana and hashish was confiscated after a man was arrested for driving under the influence. The Rapid City Journal reports police stopped the vehicle driven by 59-year-old man on Sunday. Police say the man...
April 21, 2016 - 11:57am
March 15, 2016
Woman accused of child sex crime offenses faces new charge
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — A Belle Fourche woman facing child sex crime charges now also is accused of threatening a victim. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that 19-year-old Caitlin Rosales now faces a witness tampering charge, along with possession of child pornography and solicitation...
March 15, 2016 - 12:07pm
March 10, 2016
Belle Fourche man, adult daughter accused of sex crimes
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — A Belle Fourche man and his adult daughter are facing child sex crime charges. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that 42-year-old Jeremy Rosales and his 19-year-old daughter Caitlin Rosales were arrested Feb. 18 and charged with child porn and solicitation of...
March 10, 2016 - 12:43pm
February 24, 2016
Children ID program coming to Belle Fourche
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — Belle Fourche parents will get a chance to register their children in a comprehensive child identification program this week. Officials with the state's Child Identification Program will be in Belle Fourche Thursday and Friday to collect identifying items from...
February 24, 2016 - 11:35am
September 11, 2015
Belle Fourche man to be inducted into national rodeo hall
SPEARFISH (AP) — The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum is inducting a longtime Belle Fourche competitor and performer into its Rodeo Hall of Fame. Jerry LaRue Olson, 80, will be inducted during ceremonies Sept. 25-26 in Oklahoma City, the Black Hills Pioneer reported. "This...
September 11, 2015 - 12:39pm
August 14, 2015
Belle Fourche police chief pushes for higher officer wages
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — The police chief in Belle Fourche (foosh) says he would rather have fewer but better-paid officers on the force. Chief Scott Jones this week offered to surrender one of 11 officer positions to allow for higher salaries for the remaining officers. The Black...
August 14, 2015 - 3:20pm
August 10, 2015
Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce reports fiscal insolvency
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — The Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce's president says the organization is financially insolvent. Chamber President Mark Reese tells the Black Hills Pioneer that the organization needs funding to meet 2015 obligations and said the group is falling behind...
August 10, 2015 - 11:28am
June 11, 2015
SD man whose crash conviction was overturned files $20M suit
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Belle Fourche man whose conviction for a fatal crash on Interstate 90 was overturned has filed a $20 million lawsuit against a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper and his supervisor, the state and others. Oakley Engesser was convicted of vehicular homicide...
June 11, 2015 - 1:21pm
May 13, 2015
Longtime Belle Fourche teacher dies while jogging after work
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — No foul play is suspected in the death of a Belle Fourche teacher who died while jogging after work. The body of 56-year-old Phil McNally was found on a bike and walking path late Monday afternoon. McNally taught at the high school for 15 years and also...
May 13, 2015 - 12:59pm