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Mitchell native has passion for politics
South Dakota farmers plaintiffs in GMO class action lawsuits
Bankruptcies for Dec. 11-17
Fire put out with snow, extinguisher
Don't call it gym class: Mitchell teacher earns honor
GUEBERT: The elephant in the pantry
COLUMN: Need to look back before continuing forward
Davison County 4-Hers honored at program
Seeds available for educational garden programs
SDCA urges Vilsack to withdraw second beef checkoff proposal
Miller scores 21 points in first start for Cavs
Vikings take on Dolphins without Barr
Area high school basketball roundup: Skorepa's double-double carries Scotland past Bon Homme
Mitchell Christian boys defeat Andes Central 57-29
Mitchell Kernel girls fall 57-46 to Rapid City Central
Photos from the Oak Ridge Boys' Christmas Tour at the Corn Palace
At the Movies
Mitchell woman celebrates 70th
New books at Mitchell Public Library
Popp birth announcement
William "Bill" Simpson
Adeline M. Sprecher
Eric Lee Haiar
LETTER: Remember Jesus is bigger than we are
LETTER: Does 911 service depend on your family?
LETTER: Want a voice? Participate
LETTERS: Christians stand up for what's right
LETTER: Is this pool a want, or a need?
PHOTO: Ice fishing time
SD accepting applications for wildlife grants
14-year-old catches 23-pound northern pike in SD
WILTZ: A Dakota wildlife paradise
Youth hunters have success
April 25, 2013
4-year-old left behind on field trip to Brookings museum
MARSHALL, Minn. (AP) -- Administrators at Marshall Public Schools have scheduled a meeting to review field trip protocol after a 4-year-old child was left at a museum. Jacqueline Whylly says it was her worst nightmare to learn her son had been left at the Children's Museum of South...
news / state
April 25, 2013 - 11:52am
February 22, 2013
Gann Valley woman arrested after child's death
GANN VALLEY -- A Gann Valley woman has been arrested in connection with the death of a 4-year-old child. Donika Gonzales, 22, was arrested Friday and charged with one count of abuse or cruelty to a minor, a felony with a maximum punishment of 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine....
February 22, 2013 - 3:53pm
February 15, 2013
Mission woman sentenced in asphyxiation death of child
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A South Dakota woman has been sentenced to six months in custody and six months of home confinement for the asphyxiation death of a child. The U.S. Attorney's Office says Kristen Bear Heels, of Mission, caused the death of a child under 7 by overlaying, which...
news / state / crime
February 15, 2013 - 3:18pm
January 22, 2013
Wife pitted against her husband as SD child death trial opens
PARKER -- Four-month-old Jacob Miller died an "untimely death at the hands of his father," a prosecutor said Tuesday during opening statements in the trial of a Scotland, S.D., man accused of killing his infant son. The defense claims the infant boy was inadvertently suffocated...
news / crime
January 22, 2013 - 8:04pm
UPDATE: Laurie Cournoyer convicted in Wagner child death case
WAGNER -- A Wagner woman arrested after a 2-year-old girl was found dead last July in a closet in her home has been convicted of three drug charges and failing to report the death of a child. Laurie Cournoyer, 29, pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of possession of methamphetamine...
news / crime
January 22, 2013 - 7:40pm
December 27, 2012
Toddler death in Sioux Falls deemed suspicious
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Sioux Falls police are describing the death of an 18-month-old toddler as suspicious. Emergency personnel responded to a call at a Sioux Falls residence Monday afternoon that the infant was not breathing and had no pulse. The child regained a heartbeat but died...
news / crime / state
December 27, 2012 - 7:15am
October 4, 2012
Supreme Court hears Mitchell custody case
PIERRE -- The case of a Mitchell man who claims he should have been given custody of his two children after a lengthy legal battle went before the South Dakota Supreme Court earlier this week. Oral arguments were presented Monday by the attorneys in the case. Appellant Jered Mandel's...
news / local
October 4, 2012 - 5:26am
February 8, 2012
Pierre man enters plea in child-in-van case
PIERRE (AP) -- A South Dakota man accused of stealing a van with a 2-year-old girl in the back seat and crashing it has pleaded no contest to grand theft and drunken driving charges. Thirty-five-year-old Jason Driving Hawk of Pierre told Judge Mark Barnett that he doesn't remember...
news / state / crime
February 8, 2012 - 12:24pm
November 16, 2011
Mitchell man in care of parents until placement hearing
A Mitchell man has been placed in the care of his parents until proper placement is arranged for his developmental disabilities. Brandon Myears, 27, appeared in court Tuesday for a status hearing with his attorney, Tim Whalen, of Lake Andes. Myears allegedly distributed at least...
news / crime / local
November 16, 2011 - 7:22am