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School safety, new high school topics of Mitchell Board of Education forum
5 Sisseton Wahpeton tribal executives admit to stealing thousands in funds
Man testifies in his own trial in marijuana resort case
Trump administration dropping nuclear waste burial test
Law school move could hurt business in South Dakota city
Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Cool, wet weather limits fieldwork in South Dakota
Southwest Minnesota's Tru Shrimp venture builds on region's crops
ND organic farmer wins USDA appeal after 7 years
NOEM: Sharing our agricultural traditions
AgweekTV: North Dakota flavor in DC
Watch: Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater throws during first day of OTAs
Rain forces Los Angeles to wait another year for Super Bowl
Cornbelt team camp dates set for June
Mitchell's Ruff hits fifth career hole-in-one
NFL shortens overtime to 10 minutes
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
Gary L. Hanson
Charles William Deter
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
OUR VIEW: Bring on the moisture
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Hauser: When Jesus told his disciples they were to be salt, light
THUNE: South Dakota businesses would benefit from pro-growth tax reform
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
Dick and Joan Goetsch
Myron and Margaret Eich
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
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