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The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
County could pay thousands for pregnant woman to give birth in jail
Early dropouts in GOP presidential race 'more in line' with Sen. Thune
Fifth Avenue and Burr St. intersection closed
Circuit court cases from 7/26
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
Land-locked rancher awarded cash in sale of cattle rival said he owned
Fight over electricity for new grain elevator ends in a compromise
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
MAC swimmers set for state
Four Corners claims District 3B title
Kimball-White Lake tops Platte in region title game
Amateur baseball roundup: Mustangs stun Mudcats for state berth
Mitchell Black advances to title game
ACT goes under the sea
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Sophie Van Hyft
Alvira V. Spomer
Viola "Ole" Terveen
Leroy Harold Goehring
Constance "Connie" C. Perkins
OUR VIEW: Kudos to city's mosquito control efforts
Tragedies felt in South Dakota
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
OPINION: Journalism needs a new generation of young reporters
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Witnesses testify about crash that killed Klumb, Spindler
LAKE ANDES -- Blue tarps and yellow flags dotted the golf course at Randall Hills Golf Club in Pickstown the evening of July 8, 2013. Those tarps...
September 29, 2014 - 9:57pm
SD Highway Patrol plans sobriety checkpoints
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Highway Patrol says it is targeting 17 counties with sobriety checkpoints in October. The Patrol announced the checkpoints on Monday. The counties scheduled for sobriety checkpoints in October are: Brookings, Brown, Clay, Codington, Davison,...
September 29, 2014 - 8:13pm
September 28, 2014
Moped driver arrested on drug, DUI charges
A Mitchell man was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence and possession of marijuana Saturday morning after a traffic stop of his moped went awry and he led a police officer on a short foot chase. Micah Barber, 34, was taken into custody around 4 a.m. Saturday when he...
September 28, 2014 - 10:20pm
September 24, 2014
Mitchell man in custody after high-speed chase through Nebraska
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Two people from South Dakota were arrested in Nebraska after a high speed chase through Howard and Hall counties. The Grand Island Independent reports 30-year-old Lucas Johnson of Mitchell, South Dakota, was arrested in Hall County on Tuesday. He is...
September 24, 2014 - 7:18am
August 26, 2014
OPINION: South Dakota's continuing DUI problem
On Aug. 21, the South Dakota Supreme Court has ruled that the state's DUI implied consent law was unconstitutional. Without explicit consent of a drunk driver, police must get a warrant to determine the blood alcohol content, unless exigent circumstances exist. The Legislature will...
August 26, 2014 - 9:48pm
August 24, 2014
SD Highway Patrol to change DUI procedure after court decision
Troopers must now adhere to SD Supreme Court’s ruling that requires drivers' consent for blood draws in most cases.
August 24, 2014 - 9:38pm
August 22, 2014
SD Highway Patrol troopers didn't stop their practice of taking blood without getting warrant
PIERRE -- South Dakota Highway Patrol troopers deliberately continued to have blood drawn involuntarily from drunk driving suspects during the past 17 months without obtaining warrants from judges, despite a U.S. Supreme Court decision to the contrary. The Highway Patrol continued...
August 22, 2014 - 8:17pm
SD high court strikes down forced DUI blood tests
By Regina Garcia Cano SIOUX FALLS — A South Dakota law that allowed blood to be drawn from suspected drunk drivers without their permission or a warrant is unconstitutional, the state Supreme Court found in a ruling announced Thursday. The ruling follows a decision by U.S....
August 22, 2014 - 8:14am
August 21, 2014
S.D. Supreme Court rules the state’s DUI implied consent law is unconstitutional
PIERRE – The South Dakota Supreme Court has ruled that the state’s DUI Implied Consent Law is unconstitutional, South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced Thursday. The high court upheld a circuit court’s decision to suppress blood evidence in the case State...
August 21, 2014 - 11:03am
August 10, 2014
244 DUI arrests reported in connection with Sturgis rally
STURGIS (AP) — The South Dakota Highway Patrol says it tallied 244 DUI arrests during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The Patrol says a total of 252 people were arrested for misdemeanor drug offenses and 90 for felony drug offenses. Authorities seized more than $25,000...
August 10, 2014 - 11:23pm
August 6, 2014
94 DUI arrests reported in connection with rally
STURGIS (AP) — The South Dakota Highway Patrol has reported 94 DUI arrests so far in connection with this week's Sturgis Rally. The Patrol says that as of 6 a.m. Tuesday 104 people have been arrested for misdemeanor drug offenses and 34 for felony drug offenses. Authorities...
August 6, 2014 - 7:35am
July 31, 2014
Supreme Court overturns Montrose man's DUI charge
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court has overturned a drunken driving conviction for a Montrose man who accidently bumped his parked truck into neutral while reaching for a cigarette almost two years ago. Fifty-four-year-old Donald Nekolite was charged with DUI while...
July 31, 2014 - 3:50pm
July 22, 2014
Sioux Falls man pleads guilty in fatal New Year's Day crash
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls man accused of driving drunk and killing a woman in a New Year's Day crash has pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter and second-offense driving under the influence. The deal between 21-year-old Oscar Madrigal and prosecutors caps his prison...
July 22, 2014 - 12:46pm
July 16, 2014
Woman faces 9th DUI after Sioux Falls crash that injured 2
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A woman faces vehicular battery and her ninth drunken driving charge in a crash that seriously injured two people. KELO-TV reports that 56-year-old Cynthia Goeman pulled out in front of 24-year-old Quintin McMartin's motorcycle at about 2 a.m. Sunday. The...
July 16, 2014 - 11:31pm
June 12, 2014
W.Va. woman arrested for third DUI
A West Virginia woman was arrested May 26 for driving drunk on Interstate 90. Amy Wright, 37, was driving on I-90 when a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper pulled her over for crossing the solid white line and swerving in her lane. The trooper smelled alcohol on Wright's breath...
June 12, 2014 - 2:31pm