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Mitchell chapter of Pheasants Forever among many honored at national banquet
South Dakota quietly became a leader in national trust field
Tribes call on Washington to respect Native sovereignty
Former Standing Rock program leader accused of embezzlement
Two snow events to bring 5 to 7 inches to Mitchell, NWS says
Deere & Co. raises sales forecast amid signs of farm recovery
Gun sales are down, so why did gun stocks just go up?
Rural banker survey suggests economic outlook improving
No more cheeseburgers: McDonald's announces 'healthy' changes to its Happy Meal
Sioux Falls officials defend boozy cupcake business
place a business brief
Discussion about Winner school's agriscience center put on hold again
AgweekTV: Consumer Trust Workshop
AgweekTV: Consumer Trust Workshop
Legislation would exempt livestock producers from emissions reporting
An Ore. woman was infected with rare eye worms, possibly while walking near cattle
Tiger men close regular season with road win
Havlik leads Mitchell to strong region showing
No. 2 Bulldogs stifle DWU women
Warriors outmuscle Region 3B field
MCM claims second at Region 2B meet
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
Donald F. Ebersdorfer
Cecilia Mary Vander Heiden
Jacqueline "Jackie" Brink
What is love? The answer depends on who you ask
Comparing electric costs
LETTER: Be patriotic, don't name-call
LETTER: So much wrong with abortion
LETTER: No economic boon for Tripp
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
Wiltz: The foxes I have known
Pheasant Country holds annual habitat education banquet
Ralph & Gail Dybdahl
Chris & Sandi Paustian
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
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