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Mitchell veterans park suffers signage setback
Mitchell police issues warning about door-to-door salespeople
Two injured in crash northeast of Wessington Springs
Amid falling enrollment, South Central considering consolidation
Three injured in crash southeast of Lake Andes
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Dry weather impacting pasture, range conditions
Pilot project aims for farm-friendly wetland preservation
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
SD college football preview: Coyotes open at New Mexico Thursday
Kimball/White Lake sweeps Ethan
Chamberlain's Byers, Winner Area's girls run to victory at MCM
Mitchell outlasts Yankton for dual win
Five-set thriller finally goes Mitchell's way
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Gordon R. Plowe
Gordon Franklin Thomsen
Diane Kay McCarthy
Training for the race called life
It's a great fair, state or territorial
OUR VIEW: Long-term solutions needed for workforce issue
No laughing matter
In 2016 elections, how can anarchy take us forward?
SD pheasant count shows 20 percent decrease
WILTZ: A fishing trip to Ontario where the adults were carefree kids again
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
UPDATE: Authorities say 25-year-old Woonsocket woman murdered
Case of Aberdeen man accused in killing heads to jury soon
FORT PIERRE (AP) — Jurors will soon be deciding the fate of an Aberdeen man accused of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend nearly two dozen times. Thirty-four-year-old John Hemminger is on trial in Fort Pierre in the January 2015 death of Jessica Goebel. About a week of testimony...
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August 25, 2016
Aberdeen slaying trial focuses on relationship, police work
FORT PIERRE (AP) — Jurors in the case of an Aberdeen man accused of fatally stabbing a woman nearly two dozen times will be deciding whether a violent relationship ended in tragedy or inexperienced police detectives bungled an investigation. John Hemminger, 34, is on trial in the...
August 25, 2016 - 11:38am
August 17, 2016
Man accused of shooting Fort Pierre business takes deal
FORT PIERRE (AP) — A Colorado man accused of shooting the walls and windows of a Fort Pierre business with a shotgun and then eluding authorities has taken a deal and pleaded guilty to a felony charge. KCCR radio reports that 31-year-old Dalton Winchester claims the incident was...
August 17, 2016 - 11:26am
August 4, 2016
Proposed Fort Pierre livestock rules anger rural residents
FORT PIERRE (AP) — Fort Pierre officials are reworking an ordinance aimed at limiting agricultural operations in the city, after some rural residents complained the regulations would also affect them. One of the proposed provisions would raise the property threshold for owning livestock...
August 4, 2016 - 11:03am
June 27, 2016
Missouri River cleanup event set to be held next month
FORT PIERRE (AP) — Residents of Pierre and Fort Pierre are set to come together for a gathering to help clean up part of the Missouri River. The Pierre Capital Journal reports that the event will be held July 6. Paul Lepisto of the Izaak Walton League says more than 100 Pierre and...
June 27, 2016 - 12:30pm
June 6, 2016
Man convicted of killing cab driver gets chance at parole
FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A Pierre man sentenced to life without parole for killing a cab driver two decades ago when he was 14 has been re-sentenced to a term that offers a chance for release in five years. Circuit Court Judge John Brown re-sentenced Paul Dean Jensen Jr. on Friday...
June 6, 2016 - 11:52am
May 10, 2016
2 race horses euthanized after breaking legs in Fort Pierre
FORT PIERRE (AP) — Two race horses were euthanized after being injured during a weekend event in Fort Pierre. Track Manager Dennis Booth says the two quarter horses collided during a race Saturday and both went over the rail, each breaking a leg. They were humanely put down, following...
May 10, 2016 - 1:12pm
April 26, 2016
Former director of Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center back on the job
FORT PIERRE (AP) — The woman who resigned as executive director of the Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center in Fort Pierre has returned to the job. Cindy Bahe stepped down earlier this month after leading the nonprofit center since 2011. She left for a job with the South Dakota Bar Association...
April 26, 2016 - 1:15pm
March 18, 2016
Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center director resigning in early April
FORT PIERRE (AP) — The head of the Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center in Fort Pierre is stepping down. KCCR radio reports that Executive Director Cindy Bahe is resigning effective the first week of April. Bahe has headed the nonprofit center since 2011. The Rodeo Center Board of Directors...
March 18, 2016 - 11:17am
March 16, 2016
Fort Pierre fire chief leaving for job in Harrisburg
FORT PIERRE (AP) — The volunteer fire chief in Fort Pierre is stepping down. Cody Lengkeek is moving to Harrisburg to start a new job. His last day with the Fort Pierre department is Friday. Lengkeek has been with the fire department for 10 years, the last two as chief. Current...
March 16, 2016 - 12:47pm
March 2, 2016
No election in Fort Pierre after challenger disqualified
FORT PIERRE (AP) — Fort Pierre will not hold a city election this year, after the only potential challenging candidate was disqualified. KCCR radio reports that there is no opposition for three City Council seats up for election, and Mayor Gloria Hanson also has no challenger. City...
March 2, 2016 - 12:31pm
February 1, 2016
Fort Pierre planning bicentennial celebration next September
FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Officials are beginning to plan a bicentennial celebration for Fort Pierre in September 2017. Mayor Gloria Hanson has already begun talking to the Stanley County School District and other organizations so they know to leave their calendars free on Sept....
February 1, 2016 - 11:14am
January 19, 2016
Stanley County School Board won't consider 5-day school week
FORT PIERRE (AP) — The Stanley County School Board won't consider returning to a conventional five-day school week, after being inundated with calls, emails and letters from opponents of the move. The board in 2008 voted to go to a four-day school week. Returning to a five-day week...
January 19, 2016 - 1:19pm
October 16, 2015
Fort Pierre teacher is South Dakota 2016 Teacher of the Year
FORT PIERRE (AP) — Fort Pierre elementary school teacher Sarah Lutz has been named South Dakota's 2016 Teacher of the Year. Lutz is a third-grade teacher at Stanley County Elementary and a member of the school's leadership team. She also serves as a volunteer coach for the...
October 16, 2015 - 1:27pm
October 12, 2015
Family escapes fire that destroys Fort Pierre home
FORT PIERRE (AP) — A family was able to safely escape a fire that destroyed their home in Fort Pierre. The fire broke out Saturday night at a house on Main Street. Fort Pierre Fire Chief Cody Lengkeek tells KCCR-AM the fire started in a gas grill on the porch. The family...
October 12, 2015 - 12:26pm