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U.S. Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote
200 immigrants in Texas were smuggled into a pitch-black trailer. 10 died, and the driver has been charged.
Schopp says no missing money came from GEAR UP program
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Aquatic center waterslide plan stays afloat
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
A Wisconsin company is offering to implant microchips in their employees
The 401(k) match is back, and it's getting bigger
Starbucks' latest bid to perk up sales growth: on-tap coffee
J.C. Penney to add toy sections in all stores
The happenstance farmer: Young Minnesota producer in unexpected career
Testing times: Drought means watching forage, water
How drought victims can use ND's 1.4M acres of CRP land to find relief
Nebraska soybean plant predictor of South Dakota project
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Vermillion ends Royals’ run with late-night shutout
After long rain delay, Spearfish ends M/M’s season
Pitch-count rule looms large at Legion tourneys
Bergeson places 28th in trapshooting at NHSFR
Mitchell tennis claims two titles
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Flax oil good for humans, pets
Bee management practices continually changing
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Geraldine "Gerry" Mathis
Agnes F. Schelske
Sheri Podhradsky Camfield
DAUGAARD: Budget practices: SD vs. DC
OPINION: State agencies know governor is watching
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
LETTER: Improving government in South Dakota.
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Wiltz: A dream of an outdoor TV show
South Dakota drought conditions affect pheasant population
Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
Wiltz: What exactly was a mountain man?
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Lori Vogt Bridal Shower
Richard 'Wally' Moe
Florence (Smith) Wilson
Jim and Connie Lynde
April 3, 2014
Fort Thompson man gets prison for failure to register as a sex offender
FORT THOMPSON -- A Fort Thompson man was sentenced Monday to 30 months in prison for failing to register as a sex offender. Patrick Scott Pomani, 33, was indicted by a federal grand jury in July and pleaded guilty in January. The conviction stems from Pomani failing to register...
April 3, 2014 - 5:16pm
April 2, 2014
Vehicle crash kills Fort Thompson woman
FORT THOMPSON -- A Fort Thompson woman died in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday two miles east of Marion Road on Interstate 90 near Sioux Falls. Nicole Estella Metcalf, 21, was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Malibu eastbound on Interstate 90 when she stopped the vehicle in the right driving...
April 2, 2014 - 9:28pm
March 6, 2014
Feds to supervise Ft. Thompson woman after she stole dead ex's car
A Fort Thompson woman will be on supervised release after being convicted of larceny. Ruby Sazue, 20, was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Sazue was sentenced to time served (105 days), 18 months of supervised release, $7,300 in restitution, and a $100 special...
March 6, 2014 - 10:20pm
February 23, 2014
Fort Thompson police investigate church break-in
FORT THOMPSON (AP) — Police in Fort Thompson are investigating a break-in and vandalism at a church on the Crow Creek Reservation. Crow Creek Tribe Chairman Brandon Sazue tells KELO television that the tribe has offered a reward of $1,000 for any information on the incident...
February 23, 2014 - 11:04pm
December 10, 2013
Fort Thompson man accused of failing to register as offender
A Fort Thompson man pleaded not guilty last week to a November indictment for failure to register as a sex offender. Stuart Dion, 30, was indicted on Nov. 14. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on Dec. 3. The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 10 years...
December 10, 2013 - 7:02am
December 2, 2013
Fort Thompson woman indicted for larceny
A Fort Thompson woman pleaded guilty in federal court last week to larceny. Ruby Sazue, 20, was indicted Nov. 14 and appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on Nov. 26. The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to five years in custody, a $250,000 fine or both,...
December 2, 2013 - 6:54pm
November 26, 2013
Fort Thompson man gets prison for assaulting officer
A Fort Thompson man was sentenced Nov. 20 for assaulting, resisting and impeding a federal officer. Patrick Wind, aka Patrick Azure, 21, appeared before U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Wind was sentenced to 13 months of imprisonment, 18 months of supervised release,...
November 26, 2013 - 10:12pm
November 24, 2013
Crow Creek's Hunkpati Investments expands program for matching savings
FORT THOMPSON — Hunkpati Investments is expanding its Crow Creek Asset Building Okodakiciyapi: Adult Individual Development Account Program. The IDA will now offer services to more people over a larger area, assisting individuals with assets such as home ownership, education...
November 24, 2013 - 8:52pm
November 22, 2013
Fort Thompson man gets prison for firearm crime
A Fort Thompson man convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm was sentenced Wednesday in federal court. Bryant Ross, 39, was sentenced to nine months of imprisonment, 18 months of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime...
November 22, 2013 - 9:20pm
November 1, 2013
Around the Region
A look at news around the Mitchell region, compiled from weekly newspapers. Aurora County AG BUILDING RENOVATION: After months of deliberations, the Aurora County Commission directed Auditor Susan Urban to advertise for sealed bids on the initial phase of the county ag building’s...
November 1, 2013 - 5:04pm
October 31, 2013
Chase in Buffalo County ends with one dead
FORT THOMPSON — Federal officials are seeking an Eagle Butte man who may have information regarding a chase and fatal shooting that happened Wednesday in Buffalo County. The FBI wants to speak with Jason Garreau, 27, said Minneapolis Division FBI spokesman Kyle Loven. Loven...
October 31, 2013 - 9:50pm
Buffalo County chase ends in fatal shooting
FORT THOMPSON — A federal official confirmed Thursday that a man was killed by law enforcement after a chase Wednesday in Buffalo County. Minneapolis Division FBI spokesman Kyle Loven said the bureau is in charge of an investigation into the pursuit. He is unsure whether the...
October 31, 2013 - 10:55am
FBI investigating shooting near Fort Thompson
A representative of the U.S. Marshals Service confirmed that a Wednesday shooting is under investigation but declined to comment on a report that the incident occurred near Fort Thompson and may have involved a marshal. The Daily Republic sought information on the incident...
October 31, 2013 - 6:07am
September 26, 2013
Ft. Thompson man pleads guilty to biting, beating woman with stick
A Fort Thompson man pleaded guilty Monday to simple assault and assault by striking, beating and wounding. The charges stem from incidents on Jan. 19 and Jan. 21 wherein Michael James Farmer, 26, assaulted the mother of his children by biting her on the arm and back, and hitting...
September 26, 2013 - 10:31pm
September 6, 2013
Fort Thompson man pleads guilty to firearm charge
A Fort Thompson man has pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. Bryant Ross, 39, appeared before U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange on Aug. 29 and pleaded guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 10 years of imprisonment, a $250,000 fine...
September 6, 2013 - 8:21pm