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'Dr. Doolittle' helps amputated animals walk again
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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
Trump declines Nationals' Opening Day first pitch offer
PHOTOS: Area athletes compete in the Gregory Invitational
Coyotes cover new territory in prep baseball
Gregory boys win home meet
Twins' Grossman says he'll be ready by Opening Day
'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
Julie A. Theel
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DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Politicians can't come up with good health care
LETTER: Abortion is evil
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
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
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
Stabbing, escape attempt, alcohol use add up to prison for Mitchell man
A Mitchell man convicted of aggravated assault for stabbing another man in the arm has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for violating his probation. Jacob Stulken, 23, has been involved in multiple incidents with law enforcement, both in and out of jail, since...
October 9, 2013 - 10:21am
September 27, 2013
Minn. fugitive believed to be in South Dakota
A fugitive who initially fled law enforcement officials Tuesday morning is now believed to be in South Dakota, according to the Traill County (N.D.) Sheriff’s Department. Dylan Klade, 21, of Thief River Falls, Minn., was last seen running into a cornfield near Finley, N.D.,...
September 27, 2013 - 10:54am
September 26, 2013
Prison inmates walk away from Rapid City job
RAPID CITY (AP) — Two South Dakota prison inmates are on the loose after leaving their community service job in Rapid City. The Department of Corrections says 21-year-old Lucas Odle and 33-year-old Joseph Larson left their work assignment just before 1 p.m. Thursday. Odle's...
September 26, 2013 - 9:58pm
September 23, 2013
Mitchell man back in jail after huffing
A Mitchell man is in jail after failing to return after a furlough. Joshua Carter, 22, is charged with second-degree escape, which is punishable by up to five years in prison, a $10,000 fine or both. He was on furlough to complete a treatment program at Stepping Stones in Mitchell....
September 23, 2013 - 8:49pm
September 11, 2013
SD fugitive wanted since 1997 arrested in Ariz.; convicted of weapons charges
PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Marshals Service says a man convicted in South Dakota of firearms charges and on the run for more than 15 years has been arrested in Arizona. The service says members of a task force arrested Steve Charles Durant without incident Tuesday in the Phoenix...
September 11, 2013 - 2:23pm
July 31, 2013
Miller gets jail time for second-degree escape
A Fort Thompson man received a two-year suspended execution of sentence Tuesday on an escape charge. Curtis Miller, 28, entered his plea during court at the Davison County Public Safety Center. He failed to turn himself in after he didn't follow conditions of a court-ordered furlough...
July 31, 2013 - 6:55pm
Escape ends with tackle in Mitchell driveway
An escapee from the state penitentiary was tackled in a Mitchell driveway Wednesday morning after trying to evade police on foot. Reports of...
July 31, 2013 - 5:30pm
Report: Penitentiary escapee caught in Mitchell
According to a Daily Republic reporter on the scene, law enforcement authorities have captured an escapee from the Sioux Falls penitentiary in...
July 31, 2013 - 8:47am
Authorities search for inmate missing from Sioux Falls prison
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Authorities are searching for an inmate who walked away from a minimum-security unit at the South Dakota State Penitentiary...
July 31, 2013 - 8:19am
July 22, 2013
2 boys ranch runaways caught near Kennebec after vehicle chase
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Authorities say two runaways from a Sioux Falls-area ranch for troubled boys have been caught after leading authorities on chases involving a stolen vehicle. The Argus Leader reports that the boys were apprehended Monday morning in Lyman County. Lyman County...
July 22, 2013 - 2:24pm
July 12, 2013
US Marshal: Last of inmates caught in Lower Brule
LOWER BRULE (AP) -- The U.S. Marshal's Service says the last of the four inmates who escaped from a jail in Lower Brule has been captured. Authorities say 21-year-old Troy Fairbanks was caught early Friday morning in Lower Brule. Fairbanks and three others broke out of the jail...
July 12, 2013 - 4:09pm
July 11, 2013
Federal fugitive among 4 Lower Brule jail escapees
LOWER BRULE (AP) -- The U.S. Marshal's Service says one of the four inmates who escaped from a jail in Lower Brule is wanted on a federal charge of violating parole. Authorities say 21-year-old Troy Fairbanks was being held by the Lower Brule Tribe on allegations of domestic assault....
July 11, 2013 - 6:01pm
June 28, 2013
Bond set for suspects in thwarted SD prison escape plot
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Bond has been set at $100,000 cash for each of two people accused in a plot to break an inmate out of the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls. Twenty-six-year-old former inmate Lloyd White Face and 45-year-old Jamie Klinghagen are charged with aiding...
June 28, 2013 - 1:10pm
June 27, 2013
SD Penitentiary staff thwart escape plan
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Staff at the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls thwarted a planned escape attempt, corrections officials said Thursday. Authorities said the escape was planned Tuesday during a medical transport of inmate Silver McClanahan, who is serving a life sentence...
June 27, 2013 - 4:10pm