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County could pay thousands for pregnant woman to give birth in jail
Early dropouts in GOP presidential race 'more in line' with Sen. Thune
Fifth Avenue and Burr St. intersection closed
Circuit court cases from 7/26
Highway Patrol plans sobriety checkpoints in August
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Land-locked rancher awarded cash in sale of cattle rival said he owned
Fight over electricity for new grain elevator ends in a compromise
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
Vikings extend contract of head coach Zimmer
USD men's basketball team going on 10-day trip to Spain
Armour rallies for final District 3B state tournament spot
Lakeview women's scramble set for Wednesday
Mitchell's Thill joins junior hockey team
ACT goes under the sea
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Ima Gene Toland
Jackie (Bowar) Miiller
Paul Frederick Monteil Jr.
OUR VIEW: Kudos to city's mosquito control efforts
Tragedies felt in South Dakota
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
OPINION: Journalism needs a new generation of young reporters
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
May 13, 2016
Florida man sustains serious injuries in Fort Thompson rollover
FORT THOMPSON — An Orlando, Florida, man sustained serious injuries in a one-vehicle rollover Thursday night. Kyle Walsh, 26, was traveling about four miles east of Fort Thompson on Highway 34 when his vehicle veered off the roadway, went into a ditch and hit a metal highway...
May 13, 2016 - 5:38pm
April 12, 2016
Four injured in one-vehicle rollover near Oacoma
OACOMA — A Fort Thompson man suffered life-threatening injuries Monday night in a one-vehicle crash 1½ miles north of Oacoma. Shaun St. John,...
April 12, 2016 - 8:48am
October 7, 2015
SD man sentenced for scuffle with arresting officers
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota man has been sentenced to 17 months in prison in connection with a scuffle with two arresting officers outside a casino last year. Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler says 26-year-old Tony St. John was also ordered to spend two years on supervised...
October 7, 2015 - 2:30pm
September 5, 2015
Around the region
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Fort Thompson HEALTH CENTER OPENS DOORS: Horizon Health Care has opened a community clinic in Fort Thompson, as of Sept. 1. Horizon received federal funding in May to open a community health center in Fort...
September 5, 2015 - 10:33am
August 4, 2015
Man gets 10 years for assault on child after birthday party
PIERRE (AP) — A Fort Thompson man has been sentenced for sexually abusing a child after a birthday party. Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler says 22-year-old Dillon Bagola was giving the girl a ride home after a party last August when he pulled over and forced her to engage...
August 4, 2015 - 5:13pm
July 9, 2015
Horizon to open health center in Fort Thompson
FORT THOMPSON—Horizon Health Care Inc., a rural, community-based network providing affordable, primary health care throughout 16 medical and dental clinics in South Dakota, is on track to opening their newest location in Fort Thompson. Scheduled to begin serving patients...
July 9, 2015 - 10:34am
June 20, 2015
One man dead in Fort Thompson from overnight storm
FORT THOMPSON (AP) — One man died and mobile homes were destroyed late Friday when a storm brought rain and straight-line winds blowing at more than 80 mph through two Native American reservations in central South Dakota. The American Red Cross opened an emergency shelter Saturday...
June 20, 2015 - 8:00pm
June 12, 2015
Around the region
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers and staff reports: Aurora County COMMISSION APPROVES OPT-OUT INCREASE: The Aurora County Commission has approved increasing its opt-out to $600,000 to be on the 2016 taxes to go toward upgrades to the county's...
June 12, 2015 - 10:53am
May 21, 2015
Fort Thompson man gets 3 ½ years in prison for arson
PIERRE (AP) — A Fort Thompson man who admitted setting fire to an apartment duplex has been sentenced to 3 ½ years in federal prison. Twenty-one-year-old Lewis Brown was accused of setting fire to an apartment adjacent to one that housed members of a family with whom he had...
May 21, 2015 - 1:14pm
May 8, 2015
SD man sentenced for failing to register as sex offender
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A South Dakota man has been sentenced to prison for failing to register as a sex offender. Federal authorities say that 28-year-old Wylie Wind, of Fort Thompson, failed to update his sex offender registration between Dec, 15 and Feb. 6. Wind was required...
May 8, 2015 - 6:19pm
December 31, 2014
SD man gets 41 months in prison in assault case
PIERRE (AP) — A central South Dakota man convicted of two assault charges has been sentenced to 41 months in prison. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 22-year-old Santana Drapeau was also sentenced to two years of supervise release for his conviction on charges of domestic...
December 31, 2014 - 1:53am
November 18, 2014
Fort Thompson man gets prison for distribution of a controlled substance and aiding and abetting
A Fort Thompson man convicted of distribution of a controlled substance and aiding and abetting was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Emmanuel Harrison, aka Manny Harrison, 29, was sentenced to five months in custody, three years of supervised release, $1,000...
November 18, 2014 - 1:12pm
Fort Thompson man sentenced for assault resulting in substantial bodily injury to a spouse
A Fort Thompson man convicted of assault that resulted in substantial bodily injury was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Arnold Roy Walking Bull Jr., aka Junior Charging Hawk, 38, was sentenced to 12 months and a day of custody, two years of supervised release...
November 18, 2014 - 1:12pm
July 4, 2014
Fort Thompson man sentenced for assaults
A Fort Thompson man convicted of domestic assault by a habitual offender and child abuse was sentenced on June 30 by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Anthony Comes Flying, aka Anthony Miller, 29, was sentenced to 33 months in custody for the domestic assault charge, and 33 months...
July 4, 2014 - 2:16pm
May 13, 2014
Native American Telecom receives state certificate for Fort Thompson
PIERRE -- Crow Creek Telecom received state approval Tuesday to operate a telephone company in South Dakota. The company, Native American Telecom, can offer services only within the Fort Thompson telephone exchange on the Crow Creek Indian Reservation. The state Public Utilities...
May 13, 2014 - 9:39pm