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Subsidy cuts could mean 'death spiral' for small airports in upper Midwest
Two injured in separate crashes in Mitchell
Burr Street reconstruction set to start Monday
12 candidates line up for Mitchell City Council seats
Christiansen, Gades run for open school board seat
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
Selland, Sage, Bartscher named to Class B all-state first team
Oropeza lifts DWU to split with Mount Marty
Mitchell starts season strong
With youth, Golden Eagles track looks to excel
ADs to consider basketball, volleyball postseason plans this week
'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
July 17, 2014
Mitchell man charged with escape for running from officer
A Mitchell man is charged with felony escape when he ran from an officer after being arrested for misdemeanor charges. Mason Jorgensen, 19, was arrested July 9 for an arrest warrant out of Hanson County. Mitchell Police Officer Pat Marler responded to a noise complaint on the...
July 17, 2014 - 9:34am
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