Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Kabul attack
Aberdeen approves animal carcass composting facility
Game, Fish and Parks: Avoid Big Sioux close to Dell Rapids
Bust still missing from Rapid City Chamber of Commerce
An annual drive to the rodeo
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
An annual drive to the rodeo
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Officials approve egg farm that will use cage-free barns
Celebrating the homesteaders and agricultural heritage of South Dakota
Indian Canyon Fire spares Edgemont but harms ranchers
Class B junior teener roundup: Gregory dominates to reach semifinals
State Legion roundup: Webster upsets Spearfish
Milbank drops Winner/Colome
Amateur baseball roundup: Raptors slam past Mount Vernon in District 5B
Wagner drops slugfest against Tea
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
Robert C. Menholt
Bernard Vincent Kayser
LETTER: Probe of Clinton's 'misdeeds' unsuccessful
LETTER: While dangers multiply, so do breakthroughs
Breaking barriers to mental health care
OUR VIEW: Oh, that wicked heat
Let me know what you think
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
WILTZ: Catching catfish and old dogs like myself
WILTZ: Dependence on technology has gone too far for this angler
GF&P increasing efforts to band Canada geese
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
January 16, 2013
Man will plead guilty in stabbing case
A plea agreement has been reached in the case of a Mitchell man accused of stabbing another man in the arm May 31 during an altercation at a local residence. During court Tuesday at the Davison County Public Safety Center, Jacob Stulken, 22, and his attorney Donna Bucher, of...
January 16, 2013 - 6:54am
January 15, 2013
Yankton jail escapee apprehended after nearly 3 months
YANKTON (AP) -- An inmate who escaped from the Yankton County jail last fall has been apprehended in Sioux Falls. Authorities tell the media that Kai Hansen was arrested Monday afternoon in a motel. Police recovered a vehicle Hansen is believed to have stolen in Yankton County after...
January 15, 2013 - 7:51am