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Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Lyman School Board tables move to restructure elementary programs
Estimated 30 protesters remain in Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp after closure, officers monitoring
Treasury's Mnuchin says he wants "very significant" tax reform passed by August
Fox News veteran Alan Colmes dies at 66
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
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Brozik finds another gear in senior season
District 8B girls basketball semifinals moved to earlier times
Photos from the DWU Men’s 98-90 win over Concordia in GPAC Tourney
Photos from the DWU women's 94-60 win over Briar Cliff in GPAC Tourney
Updated GPAC tournament pairings: DWU women host Doane, Tiger men travel to Northwestern
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Vernon E. Vlasman
Violet Odella Moline
LETTER: Speaking out against corruption
LETTER: Thune, Rounds in unique position to support ethanol
PIERSON: South Dakota cannot be a one-party rule
OUR VIEW: Criminal justice reforms caused unintentional consequences for local law enforcement
WOSTER: A presidential decision to celebrate birthdays
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
July 8, 2014
Inmate thwarted in attempt to escape
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The South Dakota Corrections Department says a maximum-security inmate tried to escape from a Sioux Falls hospital. The agency says Alonzo Young was taken by ambulance Sunday from the Jameson Annex of the State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls to a hospital after...
July 8, 2014 - 12:23pm
Man gets prison for leaving Rapid City halfway house 17 years ago
The man had created a new identity using the birth certificate of a dead child from Mitchell.
May 8, 2014 - 3:53pm
Man who rolled out of police vehicle while in handcuffs pleads not guilty to two charges
MOUNT VERNON -- A Minnesota man allegedly fled from a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper by exiting from a moving law enforcement vehicle while he was handcuffed has pleaded not guilty to two charges. Matthew Nelson, 18, of Wrenshall, Minn., was arrested March 19 after he was...
April 8, 2014 - 11:04pm
March 18, 2014
Fugitive who walked away from Yankton prison a year ago nabbed in Iowa
STORM LAKE, Iowa (AP) — A 54-year-old man who'd fled a South Dakota prison facility more than a year ago has been found in northwest Iowa. Police in Storm Lake say David Lee, originally from Minneapolis, was captured Friday. Officers had been tipped to watch for a vehicle listed...
March 18, 2014 - 10:21am
March 13, 2014
Chamberlain teen charged with forgery, burglary, escape
CHAMBERLAIN -- A Chamberlain man is being held in the Brule County Jail on several charges, including escape. James Shortbear, 18, was arrested March 3 after he tried to cash a forged check at Wells Fargo in Chamberlain. Further investigation found that prior to trying to cash the...
March 13, 2014 - 11:21pm
February 4, 2014
Teen in custody after foot pursuit
A 17-year-old boy who fled Tuesday from the Davison County Courthouse in Mitchell was chased on foot by police through backyards of nearby homes before being detained. The 17-year-old, whose name is not being released because of his age, fled from the courtroom shortly after 11:30...
February 4, 2014 - 8:15pm
January 14, 2014
Minimum-security inmate missing in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities are searching for a state prison inmate missing in Sioux Falls. State corrections officials say 43-year-old Geoffrey Peterson went to his work release job Monday and failed to return to a minimum-security unit at the State Penitentiary. Peterson...
January 14, 2014 - 10:32am
January 9, 2014
Christmas Eve crash sends SD escapee back to prison
RAPID CITY (AP) — A South Dakota prison inmate who went missing for six months is back in custody. Thirty-nine-year-old Cleveland Roubideaux left a minimum-security prison in Rapid City on work release June 25, 2013, but didn't show up at his job. He wasn't apprehended until...
January 9, 2014 - 3:07pm
January 8, 2014
Jail escapee in Sioux Falls quickly apprehended
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — An inmate who escaped from the Minnehaha County Corrections Center didn't stay on the lam for long. Authorities say 42-year-old Ryan Quartier escaped Tuesday by breaking a window and fleeing. He was taken back into custody about 15 minutes later when police...
January 8, 2014 - 10:10am
January 1, 2014
Mitchell man gets prison for not returning to custody after treatment
A Mitchell man was sentenced Tuesday to two and a half years in prison for the crime of escape. Joshua Carter, 22, pleaded guilty to the charge, a felony, in November. Carter failed to return or turn himself in to law enforcement after he completed a treatment program in September. Carter...
January 1, 2014 - 8:13pm
December 17, 2013
Rapid City chase suspect wants new public defender
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Rapid City man shot by a Highway Patrol trooper after a chase on Interstate 90 wants a new court-appointed attorney. Twenty-seven-year-old William Chandler maintains there's a lack of communication between himself and his current public defender. Judge Janine...
December 17, 2013 - 1:54pm
December 13, 2013
Chamberlain woman charged with impersonation, escape
CHAMBERLAIN — A Chamberlain woman is charged with felony escape from a law enforcement officer and false impersonation. Billie Jean Harrison-Williamson, 22, was arrested in November after she allegedly gave a false name to a law enforcement officer. She was a passenger in a...
December 13, 2013 - 7:44am
November 20, 2013
Mitchell man guilty of escape
A Mitchell man pleaded guilty Tuesday to an escape charge. Joshua Carter, 22, entered his plea during court at the Davison County Public Safety Center. Carter failed to return or turn himself in to the custody of the Davison County sheriff after he completed a treatment program...
November 20, 2013 - 10:52pm
November 4, 2013
Judge denies separate trials in prison attack case
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A South Dakota inmate accused of aiding in an attack on a prison guard has lost his bid to have a trial separate from another inmate charged in the case. Garrett Dumarce, 25, and Carlos Green, 28, are charged with aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer....
November 4, 2013 - 6:51am
October 9, 2013
Man pleads not guilty to escape
A Mitchell man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to second-degree escape for allegedly failing to return to jail after a furlough. Joshua Carter, 22, was arrested Sept. 17 after he was allegedly found lying in Dry Run Creek Park in an intoxicated state. A Mitchell police officer found...
October 9, 2013 - 10:44am