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Man sustains minor injuries after vehicle hits tree
Mitchell marching band wins class, places fifth overall in competition
Mitchell marching band wins class, places fifth overall in competition
UPDATE: Protest at Enbridge property in Bemidji, Minn., ends
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Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
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AgweekTV: Finding Common Ground
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Why small, local, organic farms aren't the key to fixing our food system
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Dome thriller: DWU holds off Hastings
Brian Murphy: Case Keenum's career day lets Vikings fans breathe easy
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
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NASCAR: Kyle Busch wins ISM Connect 300 in New Hampshire
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
LaVern "Pappy" Leftwich
Lori Jean Will
Laura Jean Haiar
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
LETTER: School district creating competition
LETTER: A ridiculous proposed tax on tobacco
LETTER: A terrible headline
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
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
April 8, 2013
Fort Thompson man gets prison for being felon in possession of firearm
FORT THOMPSON -- A Fort Thompson man pleaded guilty April 2 to being a felon in possession of a firearm. Samuel Redwater, 22, faces a maximum of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine, plus up to three years of supervised release. The charge stems from an incident Dec. 19 in which...
April 8, 2013 - 9:04pm