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Big Friend-Little Friend mentoring program builds lifelong friendships
Parkston student granted Make-A-Wish one year after life-changing transplant
UPDATE: Suspect still unidentified as friends, colleagues mourn loss of deputy
Sioux Falls police chief blames drugs for increase in crime
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
USDA nominee has support of SD delegation
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
Offensive outburst helps Golden Eagles over TDA
Area high school basketball: Poyer leads Blackhawks to 281 Conference tourney title
Nighthawks top Golden Eagle girls
Comeback kid: Havlik competing for Augustana
Kernel wrestlers take down Tigers
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Helen Rose Bame
Thomas Ralph Mielke
Marian L. Young
W.P. "Pete" Olson
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OUR VIEW: MBA has big chance to thrive
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
Palace City Profile: Life's path led back home for the Anderson family
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
February 5, 2015
Bond set at $500,000 for Groton man accused in drug bust
ABERDEEN (AP) — A judge has set bond at half a million dollars for a Groton man accused of threatening a witness in a drug bust. Judge Richard Sommers said he believes 45-year-old Timothy Thurston is a flight risk and a threat to a key witness in the drug case. Thurston...
February 5, 2015 - 1:20pm
October 16, 2014
6 men face charges in Sioux Falls meth bust
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Six Sioux Falls men have been charged with multiple drug counts following a year-long investigation that led to a methamphetamine bust. Sioux Falls Police spokesman Sam Clemens tells the Argus Leader that law enforcement began monitoring 30-year-old Malek...
October 16, 2014 - 12:10pm
Police: Bust will hurt Sioux Falls meth trade
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A big drug bust in Sioux Falls is expected to put a big dent in the methamphetamine trade in the area Police on Tuesday arrested six men and seized more than 1½ pounds of meth, after a year-long investigation. Authorities believe the meth was being shipped...
October 16, 2014 - 11:59am
July 8, 2014
Electricity theft report leads to meth lab bust
A report of electricity theft led to three arrests for a meth lab in a Mitchell apartment building. Susan Angela Normile, 20, and Donald Dale Kindt, 39, were living together at 814 N. Winsor, Apartment No. 11, with a 1-year-old child. On Monday, law enforcement found several containers...
July 8, 2014 - 4:47pm
Three arrested in meth lab bust
Three Mitchell residents have been arrested after law enforcement discovered a meth lab in two of the suspects' apartment. Susan Angela Normile, 20, and Donald Dale Kindt, 39, were living together at 814 N. Winsor, Apartment No. 11, with their 1-year-old child. On Monday, law enforcement...
July 8, 2014 - 1:39pm
May 7, 2013
Bond set for man in big South Dakota drug bust
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A South Dakota judge has set bond at $75,000 for a Virginia man accused of hauling 24 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of his rental car. A South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper stopped 28-year-old Tam Hoang Nguyen for speeding eight miles east of Rapid City on...
May 7, 2013 - 5:44pm
May 2, 2013
Confiscated trash used in Lake Andes meth bust
LAKE ANDES -- With four garbage bags in his vehicle Monday, Charles Mix County Deputy Neal Moad had what he needed for an arrest. According to court documents, Moad had waited earlier that day outside a Lake Andes residence, located at 310 Seventh Ave., until sanitation workers...
May 2, 2013 - 5:24am
April 27, 2013
Three arrested in Mitchell on several drug charges
Mitchell police arrested three people Thursday on several drug charges. The James Valley Drug Task Force executed a search warrant on a residence at 1116 E. First Ave., Lot 39, in Mitchell, and arrested Joshua Paul Tipton, 24, Briana Rae Sonneburg, 23, both of Mitchell, and Travene...
April 27, 2013 - 7:51am
March 20, 2013
Two Mitchell men arrested in local drug bust
Two Mitchell men were arrested Tuesday and charged with numerous marijuana-related crimes. Jared Nespor, 24, is charged with one count of possession of more than 1 pound of marijuana, a felony with a maximum punishment of 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine. He is also charged...
March 20, 2013 - 8:10pm
February 6, 2013
Rapid City drug, counterfeiting operation busted
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A traffic stop in Rapid City led to what police say is the bust of a major local drug trafficking and money counterfeiting operation. The investigation began with the search of a vehicle that was pulled over early Monday and ended with the searches of two homes,...
February 6, 2013 - 10:38am
January 25, 2013
Search of Mitchell home results in two drug arrests
Two Mitchell residents were arrested Wednesday after law enforcement executed a search of their residence and allegedly found more than 5 pounds of marijuana. Jared Nespor, 23, and Melissa Schuppan, 24, are charged with four felonies as a result of the search, which took place...
January 25, 2013 - 7:56am
January 17, 2013
8 face charges in drug bust in Sisseton area
SISSETON (AP) -- Authorities believe they have taken several methamphetamine dealers and users off the streets in northeastern South Dakota. Attorney General Marty Jackley and Roberts County State's Attorney Kerry Cameron say eight people were arrested on various drug charges in...
January 17, 2013 - 12:23pm
July 5, 2012
Jerauld assists in Huron drug bust
HURON -- The Jerauld County K9 unit, Deputy Shane Mentzer and Ajax, a Belgian Malinois dog, assisted the Huron Police Department and South Dakota Highway Patrol in a drug bust Monday. The Huron Police Department Special Response Team and South Dakota Highway Patrol Alpha Team...
July 5, 2012 - 7:22am
July 3, 2012
5 arrested in Huron drug bust
HURON (AP) -- Five people face drug charges after a bust in Huron involving two SWAT teams and state crime agents. The media reports that the teams with the Huron Police Department and the state Highway Patrol executed four narcotics search warrants mid-day Monday. South Dakota Division...
July 3, 2012 - 9:17am
June 1, 2012
Father, son arrested in Sioux Falls drug bust
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A father and his teenage son are in jail after a Sioux Falls drug bust. Forty-seven-year-old Brian Robert Moe faces multiple drug-related charges, including possession with intent to deliver. Sioux Falls Police Spokesman Sam Clemens tells the Argus Leader that...
June 1, 2012 - 2:23pm