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Former SD trooper sentenced to five years for taking $70K
Archery center in South Dakota to expand
Dakotas ranchers helping wildfire-stricken colleagues
Plane inspection just prior to crash in South Dakota
1 dead following single-vehicle crash in Charles Mix County
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
AgweekTV: Aftermath of DAPL protest continues for farmers & ranchers
South Dakota hay relief headed south
Rounds: $4.7B proposed USDA cut 'not necessarily' fair
Catching up with former area athletes: Reiff backup D-tackle for Hawkeyes
Mitchell's VanderPol to play for DWU softball
Special Olympics state basketball returns to Mitchell this weekend
Bears sign QB Sanchez to one-year deal
Mighty Myah: SCW’s Selland named Republic player of the year for third time
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
James "Jim" Lorenz
Glen L. (Bud) Youngstrom
Nola Dee (Haase) Remmers
THUNE: It's time to turn the page on Obamacare
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Wiltz: Conditions can help chances on mountain lion hunt
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
July 7, 2016
Police don't suspect foul play in Rapid City infant death
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities say don't suspect foul play in the death of infant that was found behind a Rapid City motel. Rapid City police...
July 7, 2016 - 8:38am
July 5, 2016
22-year-old man drowns at lake in eastern South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities say a 22-year-old man has drowned in Lake Madison in eastern South Dakota. Lake County Sheriff Tim Walburg tells the Argus Leader it happened at about 6 p.m. Sunday after the man dove off the back of a boat. Dive teams recovered the body at about 8:30...
July 5, 2016 - 8:48am
July 4, 2016
Authorities: Male drowns in eastern South Dakota lake
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities say a young male has drowned in Lake Madison in eastern South Dakota. Lake County Emergency Manager Doug Huntrods tells the Argus Leader that it happened at about 7 p.m. Sunday after the victim fell off the back of a boat. Dive teams recovered the...
July 4, 2016 - 9:23am
June 20, 2016
Authorities identify man killed in Rapid City shooting
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities have identified the man killed in a shooting near a Burger King in Rapid City and are looking for two suspects in the case. Rapid City police said Monday that 23-year-old Kiawe Walker of Rapid City died in the Friday shooting. Authorities responded...
June 20, 2016 - 3:20pm
June 15, 2016
Man shot by tribal police officer in emergency room dies
PINE RIDGE (AP) — A man shot by a Pine Ridge tribal police officer earlier this month inside a hospital emergency room has died from his injuries. The Rapid City Journal reports that the FBI identified the dead man as Jamie Brave Heart, a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe. The shooting...
June 15, 2016 - 11:47am
June 1, 2016
Federal authorities probe death on Pine Ridge Reservation
WANBLEE (AP) — Federal authorities are investigating a death on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation over the weekend. FBI spokesman Kyle Loven says one person died and another was injured in Wanblee. He declined to release further details. The FBI is working with the federal Bureau...
June 1, 2016 - 11:51am
May 31, 2016
South Dakota teen died in Nebraska crash, patrol says
MERRIMAN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old South Dakota resident has been killed in a Nebraska crash. Norfolk radio station KNEN reports the crash happened just after 9 a.m. Sunday on Nebraska Highway 61, just north of Merriman. The Nebraska State Patrol says a southbound...
May 31, 2016 - 1:23pm
May 20, 2016
Police not releasing name from Wednesday incident
The Mitchell Police Division has decided it will not release the name of a man found dead Wednesday at the Highland Mall "out of respect for the family." A man was found dead at the Highland Mall in Mitchell due to an apparent hanging. The man was found after law enforcement was notified...
May 20, 2016 - 1:48pm
May 10, 2016
Custer mourning death of 2-year-old girl in septic tank
CUSTER (AP) — The western South Dakota community of Custer is in mourning after a 2-year-old girl fell into an open underground septic tank and died. Residents have tied teal-and-purple ribbons around town in memory of Evelyn Ferraro, KOTA-TV reported. "We're all just grieving for...
May 10, 2016 - 1:18pm
May 9, 2016
2-year-old girl falls into septic tank, later dies
CUSTER (AP) — A 2-year-old girl died after falling into an underground septic tank near Custer. Evelyn Ferraro was reported missing about 9 a.m. Friday from a mobile home court 3 miles west of Custer. A Custer County sheriff's deputy found the underground tank adjacent to the yard...
May 9, 2016 - 12:33pm
May 3, 2016
Police investigating death of Johnson & Wales freshman from SD
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police in Providence are investigating the death of a Johnson & Wales University freshman who was found unresponsive in a dormitory over the weekend. Maj. David Lapatin says 24-year-old Andrew Loofbourow was found dead in a bathroom at South Hall at approximately...
May 3, 2016 - 12:02pm
April 26, 2016
Woman suspected of being accessory in shooting arrested
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police say a 26-year-old woman has been arrested in Le Mars, Iowa, in connection to a man wanted on a warrant issued in a Sioux Falls homicide. Police spokesman Sam Clemens says the woman was arrested early Tuesday morning on two counts of accessory...
April 26, 2016 - 1:17pm
April 22, 2016
Coroner: Death of Lead librarian caused by exposure
LEAD (AP) — The Lawrence County coroner has attributed the cause of death of a Lead woman to exposure. The Rapid City Journal reports that the body of 51-year-old Roiann Baird was found shortly after dawn on Monday in a snow-covered parking lot near the Lead-Deadwood High School....
April 22, 2016 - 12:13pm