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Tuesday need-to-know: 5 stories
A bear mauled a cyclist in the Alaskan woods. His friend came to his rescue.
A man helped a lost toddler find her parents, police say. He was smeared online as a predator
Gregory County finding success in war on drugs
Quilt trail making way through Mitchell
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
Continued improvements showcased at Sanborn Co. 4-H arena
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
2 LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybee stress in SD
South Dakota youth nonprofit to breed cattle with donation
Shattuck hits ace at Lakeview
Mitchell 14U boys basketball team takes 2nd
Mitchell's Bergeson advances to nationals in trapshooting
Dimock-Emery blanks Wagner
Building begins for Neuendorf's Kernels
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Mary Jane Kiner
OPINION: Infringing on your property rights
OPINION: Lead legislator leads on public notice law
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: 'Somebody always needs to be looking'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
July 24, 2013
1 killed in Aberdeen construction zone incident
ABERDEEN (AP) -- Authorities say one person was killed in a vehicle accident in a construction zone at an Aberdeen industrial park. The Aberdeen American News reports that emergency personnel were called to the scene at about 5:15 p.m. Tuesday. Police Capt. Dave McNeil says the...
July 24, 2013 - 8:24am
July 23, 2013
Lake Andes man arrested for vehicular homicide
A Lake Andes man has been arrested on two counts of vehicular homicide. Ronald Fischer Jr., 28, voluntarily surrendered himself Tuesday to the Charles Mix County sheriff. A warrant had been issued for his arrest for a fatal crash on July 8 in Pickstown. The crash killed Dr. Robert...
July 23, 2013 - 4:28pm
Teen dies in 3-car accident involving school bus
ARLINGTON (AP) -- A 17-year-old Badger girl has died following a three-vehicle crash near Arlington that involved a school bus carrying students. The Highway Patrol says Savannah Koistinen, of Badger, was eastbound on U.S. Highway 14 Monday evening when she was struck from behind...
July 23, 2013 - 3:04pm
July 9, 2013
2 pedestrians killed by minivan in southeast SD
The Highway Patrol identified the victims of the Monday night incident as 46-year-old Robert Klumb, of Pierre, and 25-year-old Maegen Spindler, of Cazenovia, N.Y. Authorities say they were hit by a vehicle driven by 28-year-old Ronald Fischer Jr., of Lake Andes. The patrol says he...
July 9, 2013 - 10:31am
May 8, 2013
Sturgis man dead after I-90 crash; 6 injured
RAPID CITY (AP) -- One person was killed and six others injured in a two-vehicle crash that shut down the westbound lanes of Interstate 90 in southwestern South Dakota for about an hour. The Highway Patrol says 46-year-old Kristian Sateren, of Sturgis, was pronounced dead at the...
May 8, 2013 - 3:23pm
April 28, 2013
ND man faces charges in crash that killed Spearfish man
SPEARFISH (AP) -- A North Dakota man is being charged in a crash that killed another man in western South Dakota. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says 27-year-old Gabriel Culver, of Dickinson, is being charged with vehicular homicide, driving under the influence and careless driving. Culver...
April 28, 2013 - 11:44pm
April 19, 2013
Authorities investigate hit-and-run fatal near Sisseton
SISSETON (AP) -- Authorities are seeking the public's help as they investigate a fatal hit-and-run north of Sisseton earlier this month. Officials say 27-year-old Adrian Fourstar III was found dead on state Highway 127 about 2 ½ miles north of Sisseton in the early morning hours...
April 19, 2013 - 3:11pm
April 3, 2013
Woman called 'hero' after dying in attempt to save toddler killed in Sioux Falls fire
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A 29-year-old woman who died trying to save a 2-year-old boy from a fire is a hero, Sioux Falls Fire Chief Jim Sideras said Wednesday. Sulmi Siomara Guerra Sandoval, 29, was taking care of two of her five children and babysitting two others Tuesday morning when...
April 3, 2013 - 4:20pm
Lower Brule man dies in motorcycle crash
LOWER BRULE -- A Lower Brule man died in a vehicle accident over the weekend. According to a funeral home handling arrangements, Clinton Skunk, Lower Brule, 20, died Saturday in a motorcycle accident. Lower Brule tribal law enforcement declined to release any details about the...
April 3, 2013 - 5:42am
April 2, 2013
Adult, young child killed in Sioux Falls apartment fire
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- One adult and one child were killed in an apartment fire in Sioux Falls on Tuesday, while three other children were taken a hospital, authorities said. All of the victims were in the same apartment, and it appeared the adult took three children outside to safety...
April 2, 2013 - 4:51pm
March 26, 2013
Pine Ridge humanitarian dies in Wyoming crash
PINE RIDGE (AP) -- An advocate for the poor in California who made trips to South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation to help people there has died in a vehicle crash in Wyoming. Thomas Streicher, 58, lost control of his van on an icy Interstate 80 Friday while returning from...
March 26, 2013 - 8:51am
March 21, 2013
One dead in car-semi crash near Canistota
CANISTOTA -- One person died in a two-vehicle crash on S.D. Highway 42 about 10 miles east of the junction with U.S. Highway 81 on Thursday. A 2008 KIA Sedona was traveling east on Highway 42 and nearing the intersection with 447th Avenue. A northbound 2007 Peterbilt semi-truck stopped...
March 21, 2013 - 2:19pm
March 18, 2013
One dead in Saturday crash near Brookings
BRUCE -- A Bruce man died in a two-vehicle crash at 204th Street and 464th Avenue two miles west of Bruce on Saturday. Kenneth M. Bickley, 62, was driving a 2000 GMC Jimmy south on 464th Avenue. He failed to stop at the stop sign and entered the intersection, where his vehicle...
March 18, 2013 - 6:26am
March 15, 2013
Two killed in accident outside stateline casino
LARCHWOOD, Iowa -- Two people are dead following a two-vehicle accident by the Grand Falls Casino Resort Thursday night. Multiple news reports state that the accident happened before 6 p.m. right by the casino marquee when a car turned right from the entrance to the casino and...
March 15, 2013 - 6:52am
March 5, 2013
Cause of motel fire that killed Avon man still undetermined
ST. CHARLES, Minn. (AP) -- Investigators have been unable to determine what caused a St. Charles motel fire that killed a South Dakota man in December. The State Fire Marshal's office has classified the cause of the fire as undetermined. The Post-Bulletin reports the file was closed...
March 5, 2013 - 6:43pm