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Viral photos showing Chicago police sleeping in squad car prompt outrage
Jury in Manafort's case said it is split on at least one count
Trump denies report that he considered restricting Obama's intelligence briefings
Less lethal guns knock down SD teenager in standoff with police
Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts found dead a month after she vanished, authorities say
ND, Minnesota ranked in top 10 for women's equality while SD ranks 37th
Sanford, Good Samaritan Society affiliation clears regulatory process
Minnesota ranch looks to regenerate land rather than sustain it
'Simplicity is king': Stone Mill, partners ride wave of demand for clean, raw grains
Red Trail president speaks up for ethanol production
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Trump administration plans to reorganize agriculture research offices, alarming some scientists
North Dakota man embarks on covered wagon trip across the country
Native American farm fund to start disbursing millions in civil rights case
Would rain help or hurt?: On balance, it’s needed
DWU volleyball hopes experience translates to playoffs
Twins starter Gonsalves loses major league debut
White Sox manager taken to hospital before Twins game
Parkston boys golf notches top-10 finish in Dell Rapids
'Never underestimate the heart of a champion': Lynx begin title defense
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OUR VIEW: Week in review: the best, worst
LETTER: Keep up the good work
MERCER: In SD's election laws, what does 'new nominee' mean?
LETTER: Bjorkman will restore balance to Congress
LETTER: From Brown v Board-of-Education to Trump
Backwaters kayaking provides a day of scenic beauty
Water Spaniels compete at national field trials
Wiltz: A neighboring hunting saga worth watching
Hunters killed a mother bear and two 'shrieking' newborn cubs in their den, Alaskan troopers say
The man who taunted a bison in Yellowstone park had visited 3 national parks that week. He had incidents in all of them.
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crime and courts
June 12, 2018
Davison County Magistrate Court for March 26 through April 9
The following cases were disposed in Davison County Magistrate Court between March 26 and April 9. • Chaske Brian Miller, 22, Lake Andes; petty theft, second degree, $400 or less; $100 fine; $66 costs; $14.99 restitution; 30 days in jail; 30 days suspended; conditions: pay fines,...
June 12, 2018 - 1:52pm
Davison County Magistrate Court for April 23-May 7
The following cases were disposed in Davison County Magistrate Court between April 23 and May 7: • Morgan Elaine Sechser, 20, Mitchell; possession of alcohol by minor; $175 fine; $66 costs; five days in jail; five days suspended; conditions: have no like offenses and obey all laws...
June 12, 2018 - 1:52pm
June 6, 2018
No official charges filed yet from Sunday crash in Mitchell
Charges are still pending following a crash Sunday in Mitchell that left the driver with critical injuries. Multiple law enforcement agencies...
June 6, 2018 - 3:39pm
June 5, 2018
Watertown leads the way as South Dakota converts to a next-generation 9-1-1
PIERRE — The Watertown Police Department last week became South Dakota's first to switch to the next-generation system for taking 9-1-1 emergency telephone calls. "It was just over an hour it took to convert," Maria Bell told state 9-1-1 Coordination Board members in a teleconference...
June 5, 2018 - 9:39pm
May 24, 2018
Sioux Falls man arrested day after fatal hit and run on a gravel road
CANTON, S.D. -- A 21-year-old Sioux Falls man has been arrested in a fatal hit-and-run just south of Sioux Falls. Lincoln County Sheriff’s...
May 24, 2018 - 10:16pm
May 17, 2018
Man who repeatedly sexually assaulted girls on Sisseton-Wahpeton reservation gets 45 years
ABERDEEN, S.D.—A 26-year-old Milwaukee, Wis., man who had been visiting and staying with extended family on the Sisseton-Wahpeton reservation in far northeast South Dakota has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for sexually assaulting two girls under the age of 12. Dashown...
May 17, 2018 - 5:25pm
May 14, 2018
Two Howard businesses fail alcohol compliance checks
On Wednesday, the South Central Alcohol Task Force conducted seven alcohol compliance checks, with two failures, in Miner County. The following Howard businesses were checked and passed:Don's Place, Longbranch Bar, Maroney's Bar, Dollar General and the Howard Athletic Club. There...
May 14, 2018 - 2:51pm
May 9, 2018
Mitchell man sentenced to 70 months in federal prison for fentanyl charges
A former Mitchell man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance. Jacob Hubbs,...
May 9, 2018 - 4:41pm
Davison County Magistrate Court April 9-23
The following cases were disposed of in Davison County Magistrate Court between April 9 and April 23.
May 9, 2018 - 4:37pm
May 7, 2018
No failures in Aurora County alcohol compliance checks
On May 2, the South Central Alcohol Task Force conducted alcohol compliance checks in Aurora County. The following establishments were checked and passed: White Lake: Jake's Corner, The Pour House, Ron's Market, Hillman's Gas and Garage, Siding 36 Motel and RV Park and White Lake...
May 7, 2018 - 1:32pm
May 2, 2018
Mitchell man sentenced for rape
A Mitchell man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Tuesday for raping a 15-year-old girl earlier this year. Steven Nichols, 47, took a plea deal in March to reduce a first-degree rape charge to fourth-degree rape. Judge Chris Giles sentenced Nichols to 15 years in the state penitentiary...
May 2, 2018 - 6:07pm
May 1, 2018
Felony court report for May 1 cases
The following cases were among those heard recently during a felony court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell. •...
May 1, 2018 - 5:32pm
April 30, 2018
While pleading guilty in court, SD contractor found to be high on meth, ecstasy
PIERRE, S.D.—A South Dakota contractor's plea to a guilty charge on assault wasn't accepted last week, after a judge thought the man looked high on drugs and then admitted he was on meth and was later found to also have ecstasy in his system. Jesse Lange, 30, of Rapid City was...
April 30, 2018 - 6:44am
April 27, 2018
SD woman who embezzled from regional Lakota church group, business group sent to prison
PIERRE, S.D.— A 61-year-old Pierre woman who had just been caught embezzling from the Fort Pierre Development Corp. and then embezzled...
April 27, 2018 - 3:38pm
April 18, 2018
Sex offender pleads guilty in rape case
A convicted sex offender accused of raping a 15-year-old boy pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of fourth-degree rape during felony court....
April 18, 2018 - 3:55pm