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Minnesota congressman joins 30 others in skipping Trump inauguration
Britain will not seek 'half in, half out' EU deal, May says
Aurora County alcohol sting held
MLK's daughter says 'God can triumph over Trump'
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
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McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Week of Jan. 16 South Dakota Prep Basketball Polls
Athlete of the week: MCM's Laetsch racking up the assists
Cubs race past Titans
Mitchell Christian nets second win
Area basketball roundup: Freeman flies past Lyman
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
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No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
June 15, 2013
Inmate who left Yankton prison captured in Fla.
YANKTON (AP) -- Authorities say a 51-year-old inmate who left a minimum-security prison in South Dakota earlier this month has been captured in Florida. The U.S. Marshals Service says Richard Beckwith was picked up Friday at a home in Jacksonville, Fla. Beckwith was being...
June 15, 2013 - 8:21am
June 10, 2013
Minimum-security inmate missing in South Dakota
YANKTON (AP) -- Authorities are searching for an inmate who went missing from a minimum-security prison in Yankton. Corrections officials say Richard Beckwith signed out of the Yankton Minimum Unit to go to a work release job Sunday morning and never arrived at the job site. The...
June 10, 2013 - 7:49am
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