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'I will ... become a chicken': French artist who spent a week inside a rock is now hatching eggs
White House says Trump to sign broadband privacy repeal
Heroin use, addiction up sharply among U.S. whites
Donations boom for family of South Dakota woman who died
Woman who persuaded juveniles in motel fire avoids prison
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
Vikings S Smith undergoes ankle surgery
Zach Parise takes high stick to the face; prognosis unclear
Selland, Sage, Bartscher named to Class B all-state first team
Oropeza lifts DWU to split with Mount Marty
Mitchell starts season strong
'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
Beverly Ann LeBeau
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
December 21, 2016
OUR VIEW: This sentence sent a message
Don't deal drugs. That seemed to be the loud-and-clear message Judge Glen Eng sent when earlier this week he sentenced a Mitchell woman to four years in prison and fined her the maximum $14,000 for charges of possessing and distributing marijuana. For many, this was a surprising...
December 21, 2016 - 5:10pm
Human traffickers preying more on children, men and laborers, study finds
NEW YORK — The face of human trafficking is changing with more children and men falling prey and more victims trapped in forced labor...
December 21, 2016 - 8:58am
December 19, 2016
Mitchell woman gets four years, $14K fine for marijuana charges
A Mitchell woman was sentenced to four years in prison and fined $14,000 after pleading guilty to two felony marijuana charges. Kaitlin Minder,...
December 19, 2016 - 4:02pm
December 15, 2016
U.S. states sue Mylan, Teva, others for fixing drug prices
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two years after high generic drug prices became a public controversy, legal cases are starting to land. Twenty states...
December 15, 2016 - 4:19pm
Governor's group charts course to fight growing meth use
PIERRE (AP) — The fight against growing methamphetamine use and mounting drug arrests in South Dakota should include a new interstate drug trafficking task force, law changes to allow authorities to wiretap cellphones and a range of other efforts, a state workgroup recommended Thursday....
December 15, 2016 - 11:05am
December 14, 2016
Fed up with drug war, Mexican townspeople kidnap drug lord's mom
One Mexican town is so fed up with the drug cartels that have wreaked havoc on their country they've decided on a drastic remedy. Angry townspeople in Totolapán, a small town in Guerrero state, south of Mexico City, kidnapped the mother of a gang leader as a bargaining chip to release...
December 14, 2016 - 12:37pm
December 7, 2016
Alpena, Huron men arrested on meth charges
ALPENA/HURON — Two men were arrested on multiple drug charges Monday in Alpena and Huron as the result of searches. Jason Kerlin, 35, of...
December 7, 2016 - 5:30pm
November 29, 2016
Mitchell man arrested for cocaine, MDMA possession pleads not guilty
A Mitchell man charged with distributing and intending to distribute multiple drugs, including ecstasy, cocaine and methamphetamine, pleaded...
November 29, 2016 - 2:00pm
November 21, 2016
Presentation on meth: 'It's a war'
WAGNER—Officials from three law enforcement agencies in Charles Mix County are asking for the public's help in fighting methamphetamine...
November 21, 2016 - 9:02pm
November 15, 2016
Four Mitchell residents plead guilty to drug charges
Four Mitchell residents involved in a two-residence drug bust pleaded guilty to various drug-related charges Tuesday at the Davison County Public...
November 15, 2016 - 6:17pm
Suspected bomb maker gets 11 days for meth possession
A Pukwana man suspected of making a homemade explosive will spend 11 days in jail for possession of methamphetamine. Donald Pickner, 42, pleaded...
November 15, 2016 - 5:00pm
Mitchell woman pleads guilty to intent to distribute marijuana
A Mitchell woman accused of various drug offenses pleaded guilty Tuesday to two marijuana-related charges. Kaitlin Minder, 23, of Mitchell, pleaded...
November 15, 2016 - 12:32pm
November 11, 2016
Five charged with transporting 60 pounds of marijuana
JONES COUNTY — Two Minnesotans and three Californians were charged with transporting almost 60 pounds of marijuana through central South...
November 11, 2016 - 5:13pm
November 4, 2016
Rapid City drug bust turns up record amount of heroin
RAPID CITY (AP) — A drug bust operation in Rapid City resulted in what authorities say is a record amount of heroin recovered in western South Dakota. Police say the Wednesday operation that involved arrests of two people in separate motel rooms turned up methamphetamine, cash,...
November 4, 2016 - 10:59am
November 1, 2016
Parents injected children with heroin as 'feel good medicine,' police say
A Washington state couple is facing numerous charges after police said the parents kept their three young children in a home littered with rat droppings and drug needles and injected them with heroin, which they called "feel good medicine." Ashlee Hutt, 24, and Mac Leroy McIver, 25,...
November 1, 2016 - 1:45pm