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Rapid City volunteers look to expand bird rehab services
A woman was arrested in Black Hills after abducting her kids
Trump advances Dakota Access Pipeline, but timeline unclear as tribe plans legal action
South Dakota Senate panel approves science instruction bill
In Trump freeze, U.S. agencies delay rules affecting farm towns
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
In Trump freeze, U.S. agencies delay rules affecting farm towns
Preparing for spring
Bringing oats research to the next level with SDSU, General Mills
AgweekTV: Changes in antibiotics in livestock
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
With winter storm, area sports schedules become shuffled
Week of Jan. 23 South Dakota Sportswriters Basketball Polls
Athlete of the Week: Parkston’s Holzbauer staying focused on task at hand
Area basketball roundup: Fighting Cougars slip past Flyers
Golden Eagles shoot past Howard
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
Ted E. Schmidt
Ruby Mae Hoffman
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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
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
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