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Oktoberfest brings German heritage to Menno
Area students place at National FFA Convention
Rounds, Thune won't support lame-duck hearings for SCOTUS nominee
Mitchell kidnapping, robbery suspect arrested in North Dakota
Photos from the Corn Palace Challenge on Saturday night
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
DWU smothers Northwestern
Area Class B runners finish strong at state meet
Kernels, area teams set start times for football playoff openers
Platte-Geddes takes second place at state dance
SD Mines, Dakota State men to scrimmage Sunday in Chamberlain
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Joseph J. Turnis
Timothy Edward Cokeley
Floyd "Buddy" Brodkorb
LETTER: John Thune puts party before country
LETTER: Stop harassing road hunters
LETTER: Excited about Amendment V
LETTER: Our nation is turning into a socialistic welfare state
LETTER: Victim’s rights amendment will clog the courts
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
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
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