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Kennebec man arrested for assault outside Presho bowling alley
Corps denies easement to complete Dakota Access Pipeline construction in ND
Sense of duty draws U.S. veterans to Dakota pipeline protest
South Dakota trooper shoots man after chase in Yankton
Two dozen dead in California loft fire; death toll expected to rise
Starbucks CEO steps down to focus on high-end coffee, shares dip
Burger King follows McDonald's with sales abroad beating U.S.
No partner in sight, Twitter faces tough solo choices
Apple sends out invites for Oct. 27 event
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
MHS wrestling team goes 1-3 in Watertown tournament
Vinatieri's field goal gives South Dakota State playoff win
No. 7 Concordia hands No. 1 DWU women first loss
A diligent Cavalier: Bon Homme's Mesman is Daily Republic's volleyball player of the year
No. 3 Iowa tops SDSU wrestling 29-8
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Donald J. Star
Rochelle Nancy Linaman-Riners
Robert G. Hoscheid
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Christmas at the Capitol
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
September 30, 2016
Sioux Falls police probe death of baby; day care shut down
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police are investigating the death of a 2-month-old boy who was found unresponsive at an in-home daycare. Emergency crews were called to the day care the afternoon of Sept. 23 after the baby was found unresponsive in a car seat. The infant died later...
September 30, 2016 - 10:40am
September 22, 2016
Butte County resident dies of West Nile-related causes
PIERRE (AP) — A second South Dakota resident has died of causes related to the West Nile virus this season. State epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger tells the Capital Journal the Butte County resident died earlier this month. He says the person was in the 70s age group. The mosquito-borne...
September 22, 2016 - 11:22am
September 15, 2016
Gov. Daugaard orders state capitol flags at half-staff for former state Rep. Robert Sivertson
PIERRE — Former state legislator Robert Sivertson of Sioux Falls died Tuesday. Sivertson, 91, was elected in 1970 to the state House of Representatives. He served three terms. Gov. Dennis Daugaard has ordered flags to fly half-staff at the State Capitol on Monday, Sept. 19,...
September 15, 2016 - 5:14pm
September 12, 2016
Family of woman who died in Whiteclay hopes for answers
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The family of woman who died this summer in Whiteclay hopes an investigation will yield answers about the circumstances of her death. Authorities have said Sherry Wounded Foot of Porcupine, South Dakota, died from head trauma, but they haven't released many...
September 12, 2016 - 11:29am
September 10, 2016
State inmate dies in hospital after attempted suicide
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Corrections says a state prison inmate who attempted suicide has died at a hospital. The agency says 25-year-old Nicholas Tchida was hospitalized Sunday after he was found hanging in his cell at the South Dakota State Penitentiary...
September 10, 2016 - 10:14am
September 9, 2016
College student presumed drowned was trying to help others
ELK POINT (AP) — A college student from Iowa who is presumed drowned in the Missouri River in South Dakota was trying to help others when he went missing. Twenty-three-year-old Tom Patterson, of Frostburg, Maryland, was swimming with friends Sunday afternoon southwest of Elk Point...
September 9, 2016 - 11:44am
August 30, 2016
19-year-old dies from injuries in Montana mountain fall
RAPID CITY (AP) — A 19-year-old South Dakota man who fell while climbing Montana's highest mountain peak earlier this month has died from his injuries. The Rapid City Journal reports that Thomas Craig Pfeifle died at a hospital Monday. Pfeifle had fallen 20 to 30 feet while climbing...
August 30, 2016 - 11:23am
August 27, 2016
Regulator: Dakota Access pipeline worker killed in accident
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A man working on the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline was killed in an apparent accident in western North Dakota, a state regulator said Saturday. North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Brian Kalk said the man, whose name has not been released, died...
August 27, 2016 - 10:27am
August 3, 2016
Death at Orient-area dairy farm believed tied to methane gas
ORIENT (AP) — Authorities believe a man who died after an incident at a dairy farm near Orient succumbed to methane gas from a manure pit. Fire Chief Joe Schulte tells the American News that Lonnie Martinmaas died at the Faulkton Medical Center on Sunday, and Rick Martinmaas was...
August 3, 2016 - 11:01am
July 25, 2016
16-year-old charged in death of 19-year-old over weekend
SIOUX FALLS -- A 16-year-old Sioux Falls boy has been charged with manslaughter in the death of a 19-year-old man early Saturday in a neighborhood east of the airport.Law officers and paramedics were called at 12:57 a.m. to the 900 block of East Hermosa Drive for a cardiac arrest,...
July 25, 2016 - 9:00am
July 15, 2016
Rapid City man working dies after falling off roof
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office says a 48-year old Rapid City man is dead after a construction accident. KEVIN-TV says the man died after falling from the roof of a rural county residence on Friday. The man was flown by helicopter to Rapid City Regional Hospital,...
July 15, 2016 - 5:13pm
July 13, 2016
Searchers locate body of man who drowned in Pactola Lake
SILVER CITY (AP) — Authorities in western South Dakota have recovered the body of a man who drowned in Pactola Lake, thanks to some help from first responders from North Dakota. The Pennington County Sheriff's Office says the body of 64-year-old Dana Caswell, of Deadwood, was recovered...
July 13, 2016 - 5:28pm
July 12, 2016
Man drowns in Black Hills lake; authorities to search for body
RAPID CITY -- Authorities from the Burleigh County sheriff’s office in Bismarck will arrive at Pactola Lake in the Black Hills Tuesday to try to find the body of Dana Caswell, 64, of Deadwood, who drowned Sunday after jumping off a boat to go swimming. The North Dakota team will...
July 12, 2016 - 1:28pm
July 11, 2016
Authorities identify man who drowned at Pactola Lake
SILVER CITY (AP) — Authorities in western South Dakota have identified the man who drowned Sunday near the dam on the east side of Pactola Lake. The Pennington County Sheriff's Office on Monday said the man was 64-year-old Dana Caswell, of Deadwood. Officials from several agencies...
July 11, 2016 - 3:25pm
Saudi exchange student living in SD drowns in Minnesota park
COMFREY, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old exchange student from Saudi Arabia who was living in South Dakota has drowned in a park in southern Minnesota. The Brown County sheriff's office identifies the victim as Assaf Hussain Alharbi of Brookings, South Dakota. Emergency...
July 11, 2016 - 12:16pm