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Rep. Steve Scalise discharged from hospital after 'successful' surgery
Barbara Bush honored by friends and family at private funeral in Houston
International inspectors enter Douma, site of alleged Syrian chemical attack
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Mitchell’s prom pair: Teachers mark 25 years of putting on the big dance
Commentary: Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400
The gift of a supportive mother-in-law
An unpredictable spring puts burden on early planting
Palm resigns as publisher of The Daily Republic
Michelle Rook joins AgweekTV as anchor
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Timberwolves' Wiggins drawing few foul calls in playoffs
Kyle Busch makes it three in a row at Richmond
Wolves blow out Rockets in Game 3: Butler, Teague total 51 points
Cron homers twice as Snell, Rays dominate Twins
After early playoff exit, Wild ask where it all went wrong
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Roger A. Sorensen
Lilas I. Schmucker
Donald W. Schimmel
Roger A. Sorensen
Thomas A. Thomson
LETTER: A defense of the NRA
LETTER: 'Big Wind' is moving into South Dakota
LETTER: Voting is a right worth exercising
LETTER: Hawks are factor in pheasant numbers
OPINION: Grandpa games; Making memories with grandchildren
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Antlerless deer hunting proposed for Dec. 8-16
Road trip options abound in Manitoba
Scanning the 10-day forecast — and hoping
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
October 23, 2014
Minimum-security inmate missing in Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities are searching for an inmate who walked away from a minimum-security prison in Rapid City. State Corrections Department officials says Jay Dooley was last seen Wednesday night. Dooley had been serving a three-year sentence for damaging property...
October 23, 2014 - 7:32am
October 16, 2014
Wagner woman wanted for walking away from treatment facility
WAGNER — A Wagner woman accused of trying to bite off another woman's finger last year is wanted for walking away from a Mitchell treatment facility. In July, a judge ordered that Amanda Williams, 21, be placed in a halfway house to complete addiction treatment. In August,...
October 16, 2014 - 12:22pm
October 2, 2014
SD program to analyze defendants' flight risk
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Three South Dakota counties are working with criminal law experts to develop a pilot program that would determine the flight risk of defendants. The Argus Leader reports the program would provide judges in Minnehaha, Brown and Pennington counties information...
October 2, 2014 - 3:19pm
August 24, 2014
Authorities searching for missing inmate in Pierre
PIERRE (AP) — Law enforcement authorities in Pierre are searching for a missing inmate who failed to report to a work release job site Saturday. The South Dakota Department of Corrections says 31-year-old Bridget Franzen is serving a 5-year sentence for possession of a controlled...
August 24, 2014 - 11:07pm
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