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Parkston hosts mock car crash to highlight the dangers of distracted driving
Jury selection begins for child-murder trial
Avera Queen of Peace Foundation names new director
Hungry Dog owners attempt to ‘move on’ from drug charges
Fort Thompson man charged with child rape, abuse
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Roland "Rollie" Benson
Albertine "Tina" Anderst
Jean A. Geyerman
Ellen M. Hoffman
Joseph J. Turnis
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
June 1, 2013
Kansas man sentenced for January jail break
HURON (AP) -- A 45-year-old Kansas man was sentenced Friday to 35 years in prison for breaking out of the Beadle County jail in January. ...
June 1, 2013 - 8:23am
May 9, 2013
Fort Thompson man pleads not guilty to escape
A Fort Thompson man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to second-degree escape. Curtis Miller, 27, allegedly failed to return to custody in October after failing to follow the rules of a furlough from jail. He claimed in court his lawyer at the time didn't know Miller was supposed to...
May 9, 2013 - 6:53am
April 4, 2013
Hermosa man gets 7 years in prison for gun assault, escape
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A South Dakota man convicted on assault and escape charges has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison. Barry Allman, of Hermosa, was charged in federal court with two counts of assault resulting in serious bodily injury and one count of escape. Authorities...
April 4, 2013 - 4:57pm
April 1, 2013
Nebraska authorities search for armed and dangerous fugitive
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) -- Nebraska authorities have been searching for a 39-year-old Missouri fugitive. The Nebraska State Patrol used a helicopter and police dogs while looking for Lloyd Tabor III on Friday. Officers say Tabor fled on foot after a vehicle he was driving got a flat...
April 1, 2013 - 1:42pm
Missing minimum-security prison inmate found in Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Authorities have apprehended a state prison inmate who went missing from a minimum-security unit in Rapid City. Corrections officials say 35-year-old Aaron Olson left the prison Monday morning to go to his work-release job but didn't show up there. He was found...
April 1, 2013 - 1:35pm
March 29, 2013
Missing Sioux Falls inmate back in custody
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A state prison inmate is back in custody after walking away from the minimum-security unit at the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls. Corrections officials say 24-year-old Mark Fromelt left the facility Thursday to go to a work-release job but didn't...
March 29, 2013 - 1:06pm
March 28, 2013
2 teens plead guilty to escape from Huron jail
HURON (AP) -- Two Huron teenagers accused of assaulting a guard and escaping from a juvenile detention center in the city have pleaded guilty to escape under a deal with prosecutors. Sixteen-year-old Eduardo Valdez and 17-year-old Matthew Rainbow were charged in adult court after...
March 28, 2013 - 11:12am
March 21, 2013
1 SD missing inmate found, another still sought
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A state prison inmate who walked away from a minimum-security unit in Rapid City earlier this month is back in custody. Authorities are still looking for an inmate who failed to return to a similar unit in Sioux Falls. State Corrections officials say 19-year-old...
March 21, 2013 - 11:42am
March 19, 2013
Authorities search for inmate who walked away from Sioux Falls unit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Authorities are searching for an inmate who walked away from a minimum-security unit at the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls. Corrections officials say 30-year-old Travis Thorngren had been serving a 5-year sentence on a grand theft conviction in...
March 19, 2013 - 11:37am
February 28, 2013
Man pleads not guilty to escaping from Huron jail
HURON (AP) -- A Kansas man accused of breaking out of a jail in South Dakota's Beadle County in January has pleaded not guilty. The media reports that 45-year-old Charles Beeney entered his pleas this week to assault, grand theft and escape charges. He is being held in the State...
February 28, 2013 - 12:14pm
February 27, 2013
Huron man pleads guilty to harboring 2 escaped juveniles
HURON (AP) -- A Huron man has pleaded guilty to harboring two juveniles who escaped from a Beadle County jail last fall. Authorities say 20-year-old David Mendoza hid the two suspects after they assaulted a jailer and broke out of the facility on the evening of Nov. 13. The two...
February 27, 2013 - 2:20pm
February 12, 2013
Inmate indicted on new charges from Jan. 8 escape from Huron jail
HURON (AP) -- A man serving a two-year prison term in South Dakota for stealing a pickup truck and leading authorities on a chase last December...
February 12, 2013 - 6:47am
February 6, 2013
Hermosa man pleads guilty to escaping federal custody
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A South Dakota inmate has pleaded guilty to escaping after receiving a furlough to attend a funeral. Twenty-two-year-old Barry Allman, of Hermosa, was released from federal custody for the funeral last November and failed to return. He was captured in Rapid City...
February 6, 2013 - 10:41am
February 5, 2013
Parolee search ongoing
SIOUX FALLS -- A search is under way for a parolee with Davison County ties who absconded from the Community Transition Program in Sioux Falls. ...
February 5, 2013 - 6:21am
February 4, 2013
Inmate absconds from minimum-security unit in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Authorities are looking for an inmate who left a minimum-security unit at the State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls without authorization. Corrections officials say 31-year-old Jarod Shoemaker was assigned to a community transition program. He absconded Monday morning. Shoemaker...
February 4, 2013 - 11:00am