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Mitchell awards indoor pool project bid to Puetz Corp.
Dakota Access firm files motion to halt environmental study
Coca-Cola completes first shipments out of new Mitchell facility
Experience Yosemite through 'someone else's eyes' at local art show
DWU's Around the World Cultural Festival set for this month
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
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Harrisburg fends off Kernel boys
No. 1 Tigers take out Kernels
Fab freshman: DWU’s Hoglund holding his own in first season
Week of Jan. 16 South Dakota Prep Basketball Polls
Athlete of the week: MCM's Laetsch racking up the assists
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
Marian L. Young
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
OUR VIEW: Classic basketball never gets old
ROUNDS: Repealing Obamacare first step to replacing it with affordable, patient-centered plan
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
October 31, 2016
Woman pleads not guilty to stealing money from nonprofit
PIERRE (AP) — A Fort Thompson woman has pleaded not guilty to stealing money from a nonprofit on the Crow Creek Indian Reservation. Forty-one-year-old Tally Colombe was indicted on a larceny charge in October for allegedly stealing from Hunkpati Investments. U.S. Attorney Randolph...
October 31, 2016 - 11:14am
October 27, 2016
Fort Thompson woman accused of stealing funds meant to help tribal members
FORT THOMPSON -- A Fort Thompson woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for stealing funds belonging to an investment program on the Crow Creek Indian Reservation in central South Dakota.. Tally Colombe, 41, has been pleaded not guilty to the charge. She faces up to five...
October 27, 2016 - 6:14pm
October 24, 2016
Fort Thompson man charged with child rape, abuse
CHAMBERLAIN — A Fort Thompson man was charged with first-degree rape of a 12-year-old girl and abusing two other children over the past year. James Blue, 36, was charged with first-degree rape, sexual contact with a minor and two counts of child abuse for allegedly raping a...
October 24, 2016 - 5:10pm
October 21, 2016
Man accused of running female over with vehicle pleads not guilty
FORT THOMPSON — A man accused of running over a woman with his vehicle pleaded not guilty Tuesday to assault charges. According to the United...
October 21, 2016 - 5:16pm
Fort Thompson man pleads not guilty to kidnapping, assault charges
FORT THOMPSON — A 38-year-old Fort Thompson man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of kidnapping and assault with intent to commit murder....
October 21, 2016 - 5:04pm
October 13, 2016
Fort Thompson man sentenced for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine
A Fort Thompson man convicted of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced to prison on Oct. 3 in federal court. Lucas Paul Evans, 29, was sentenced to 94 months in custody, four years of supervised release, a $1,000 fine and a special assessment of $100 to the Federal...
October 13, 2016 - 12:36pm
October 3, 2016
Group in Crow Creek Rez gets $169K to help minority farmers
FORT THOMPSON (AP) — A nonprofit on the Crow Creek Indian Reservation is among several organizations across the country sharing $8.4 million in federal grants to help socially disadvantaged, tribal and veteran farmers and ranchers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded...
October 3, 2016 - 11:25am
September 20, 2016
Man accused of altering opioid prescription gets probation
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota man accused of altering his prescription for opioids has been sentenced to one year of probation. U.S. District Judge Roberto Lange has sentenced 42-year-old Fort Thompson resident Bryce Damon Drapeau. He pleaded guilty in June to one count of false...
September 20, 2016 - 10:49am
August 18, 2016
State Patrol to help tribe during big powwow
FORT THOMPSON – For the fourth consecutive year, South Dakota’s Highway Patrol will partner with the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe in a joint enforcement operation during the Dakota Nation powwowt his Friday through Sunday, Aug. 19-21, in Fort Thompson.The Highway Patrol was first invited...
August 18, 2016 - 12:42pm
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