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Speaker: Acknowledge racism exists
Lawyers fight at state permit hearing about whether manure is health threat
Howard school given $1 million to use for student scholarships
Stickney ambulance service 'stellar' in first five months
Wagner community to recognize local National Guard unit
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Greenway Pork is doing it right
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Feds reviewing court ruling on fertilizer dealers policy
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Mitchell finding ways to pressure opposing quarterbacks
Pooley striving for ESD title
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell readies for freshman season
Miller to serve in mentor role for Nuggets
DWU soccer teams fall to Northwestern College
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
October 31, 2013
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
September 3, 2013
Fort Thompson man gets prison time for assault
A Fort Thompson man will spend nearly two years in prison for assault with a dangerous weapon. Myron Touche Sr., 44, was sentenced Aug. 26 to 22 months in prison. He will also spend 18 months on supervised release and pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund....
September 3, 2013 - 8:04pm
August 19, 2013
Pow wow marks 150th anniversary of Fort Thompson
FORT THOMPSON -- The sound of drums will lead you in. Amidst the carnival rides, outgoing and incoming vehicles, food vendors and tipis dotting...
August 19, 2013 - 9:53am
August 13, 2013
Crow Creek Tribe, highway patrol set joint pow-wow enforcement plan
FORT THOMPSON -- The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and South Dakota Highway Patrol will conduct a joint law-enforcement operation during the tribe's upcoming pow-wow scheduled Friday through Sunday. Seven Highway Patrol troopers, two with police service dogs, will assist tribal police during...
August 13, 2013 - 7:48pm
July 31, 2013
NCAA star inspires Crow Creek youth
FORT THOMPSON -- Shoni Schimmel signed autographs, posed for pictures and re-lived basketball memories. For the rest of this week in Fort...
July 31, 2013 - 9:12pm
July 25, 2013
Fort Thompson man charged with firearms offense
FORT THOMPSON -- A Fort Thompson man has been charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm. Bryant James Ross, 39, was indicted by a federal grand jury July 17 and pleaded not guilty to the charge July 19. Ross faces a maximum penalty upon conviction of 10 years in prison...
July 25, 2013 - 12:24am
July 23, 2013
Fort Thompson man accused of failing to register as sex offender
FORT THOMPSON -- A Fort Thompson man is accused of failing to register as a sex offender. Kyle Marks, 29, was indicted by a federal grand jury June 12 and pleaded not guilty to the charge July 17. Marks faces a maximum penalty upon conviction of 10 years in prison and a $250,000...
July 23, 2013 - 7:52pm
June 18, 2013
Fort Thompson man gets prison for firearm offense
A Fort Thompson man convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm was sentenced last week by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Samuel Redwater, 22, was sentenced to 24 months of imprisonment, two years of supervised release and a $100 special assessment to the Federal...
June 18, 2013 - 5:07pm
June 7, 2013
Fort Thompson man pleads guilty to gun threat
FORT THOMPSON -- A Fort Thompson man pleaded guilty Tuesday to assault with a dangerous weapon. Myron Touche Sr., 43, faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. He could also be sentenced to three years of supervised release and an additional two years of...
June 7, 2013 - 8:41pm
May 9, 2013
Fort Thompson man pleads not guilty to escape
A Fort Thompson man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to second-degree escape. Curtis Miller, 27, allegedly failed to return to custody in October after failing to follow the rules of a furlough from jail. He claimed in court his lawyer at the time didn't know Miller was supposed to...
May 9, 2013 - 6:53am
April 30, 2013
Fort Thompson man pleads not guilty to sexual abuse of a minor
FORT THOMPSON -- A Fort Thompson man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to sexually abusing a minor. Aaron Grass Rope, 20, was indicted by a federal grand jury April 12. The charge stems from an incident Dec. 8 in which Grass Rope allegedly engaged in a sexual act with a victim who...
April 30, 2013 - 7:25am
April 14, 2013
Tribe to plant community orchard
FORT THOMPSON -- A community orchard will be planted today on the Crow Creek Reservation, thanks in part to a large grant. The Crow Creek...
April 14, 2013 - 7:56am
April 12, 2013
Who are Free Conferencing and Native American Telecom?
Free Conferencing isn't registered as a business in South Dakota. But the Long Beach, Calif., company, started in 2001 by David Erickson and still run by him as a privately held corporation, has been doing a lot of business in South Dakota through other companies. One of them, Native...
April 12, 2013 - 9:53pm