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Woman killed in Friday crash near Montrose
Trump halts big-game trophy decision
Norm Coleman says he’d have beaten Franken in 2008 if groping photo had been public
Suspected MS-13 gang member arrested in northwest ND
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AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
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Mykhailiuk helps No. 4 Kansas rout South Dakota State, 98-64
Butler leads balanced Timberwolves over Mavericks
Tiger women set for strong test
Sioux Falls tabbed to host NAIA men’s basketball tournament
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Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
JACKLEY: Combating opioid addiction
Tooting your own horn could help others
Commentary: No man accused of sexually harassing a woman is irreplaceable - not even Al Franken
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
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Sioux Falls tabbed to host NAIA men’s basketball tournament
August 21, 2017
Statue of rodeo legend Tibbs being returned to Fort Pierre
FORT PIERRE (AP) — A statue of rodeo legend Casey Tibbs is expected to be returned to its place in Fort Pierre this week. KCCR radio reports that the statue has been getting needed repairs over the past year. The statue was originally placed on top of a restaurant in Kirkland, Washington....
August 21, 2017 - 2:15pm
May 2, 2017
Settlement reached in Missouri River project lawsuit
FORT PIERRE (AP) — A city council in central South Dakota has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by a business owner who accused the city of...
May 2, 2017 - 10:39am
April 10, 2017
Fisherman drowns trying to catch boat near Fort Pierre
FORT PIERRE (AP) — A fisherman has drowned trying to catch his drifting boat near Fort Pierre. Pierre Fire and Rescue Chief Ian Paul says a...
April 10, 2017 - 11:14am
November 30, 2016
Stanley County sues FEMA over 2011 flood project
FORT PIERRE (AP) — Stanley County is suing the Federal Emergency Management Agency after the agency demanded the county give back money that was used on a project following record flooding on the Missouri River in 2011. The Argus Leader reports that FEMA has demanded Stanley County...
November 30, 2016 - 3:05pm
October 5, 2016
Holt birth announcement
A girl, Nani Holt, was born on Sept. 21, 2016, to Kyle and Jessica (Lachnit) Holt, Fort Pierre. Grandparents are David and Julie Lachnit, Mitchell;...
October 5, 2016 - 10:43am
September 7, 2016
Life in prison for man convicted in ex-girlfriend's stabbing
FORT PIERRE (AP) — An Aberdeen man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend has been sentenced to life in prison. The Aberdeen American News reports 34-year-old John Hemminger was sentenced Wednesday. A jury found Hemminger guilty last week of first-degree murder in the January...
September 7, 2016 - 12:50pm
September 1, 2016
Man found guilty of murder in ex-girlfriend's fatal stabbing
FORT PIERRE (AP) — A jury has convicted a South Dakota man of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend nearly two dozen times. Thirty-four-year-old John Hemminger, of Aberdeen, was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder in the January 2015 death of Jessica Goebel. The conviction...
September 1, 2016 - 11:11am
August 31, 2016
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...
August 31, 2016 - 11:50am
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