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Warriors win tight team race in Region 3B
Knights cruise past Mitchell girls
GPAC tournament pairings: DWU women host Briar Cliff, Tiger men host Concordia
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Area girls basketball playoff pairings
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Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
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OPINION: The lost year for economy?
LETTER: SD GOP ignores the will of the people
LETTER: The boondoggle of wind energy
LETTER: Speaking out against corruption
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Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
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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
Fort Thompson man gets probation for assaulting officer
FORT THOMPSON -- A Fort Thompson man was sentenced Wednesday for assaulting a federal officer. Dwight Rank, 25, was sentenced to 18 months of probation, six months of home confinement and fined $3,000, plus a $25 special assessment to the Victim Assistance Fund. Rank was indicted...
April 8, 2013 - 8:58pm
February 28, 2013
Fort Thompson man gets one year in prison for violating probation
A man has been sentenced to one year in prison for violating his probation from a third-offense drunken driving conviction. Maurice Rencountre, 32, admitted Jan. 8 to missing at least six mandatory breathalyzer tests last year. The tests were part of the state 24/7 Sobriety program,...
February 28, 2013 - 7:09am
February 5, 2013
Fort Thompson man denies drug, firearm charges
FORT THOMPSON -- A Fort Thompson man pleaded not guilty Jan. 25 to drug- and firearm-related charges. Samuel Redwater, 22, was indicted by a federal grand jury Jan. 16 on one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm, possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, and...
February 5, 2013 - 9:10pm
January 15, 2013
Fort Thompson man pleads guilty to abusive sexual contact
FORT THOMPSON -- A Fort Thompson man pleaded guilty Thursday to abusive sexual contact. Jarrod Johnson, 41, faces a maximum of three years in prison and a $250,000 fine on the charge, which stems from an incident when Johnson engaged in and attempted to engage in sexual contact...
January 15, 2013 - 12:29am
January 10, 2013
Woman gets prison for fatal July crash
FORT THOMPSON -- A Fort Thompson woman was sentenced Monday to 33 months in prison for involuntary manslaughter. Leigha Koster, 20, led law enforcement on a high-speed chase July 28 after she drove off during a traffic stop. Speeds exceeded 100 mph during the chase. Koster...
January 10, 2013 - 4:59am
December 12, 2012
Fort Thompson woman gets jail, probation for meth
A Fort Thompson woman who claims she was too drunk to remember using methamphetamine was sentenced Tuesday to 60 days in jail and three years on probation for possessing the drug. Teanna Lynn Dion, 27, was arrested July 2 in Mitchell after police found two pipes with meth residue...
December 12, 2012 - 6:11am
November 21, 2012
Remains of missing teen identified
FORT THOMPSON -- Officials have positively identified human remains found on the Crow Creek Indian Reservation as that of Shauntae Hope Marks. The 15-year-old went missing May 4 from Fort Thompson. On Oct. 19, Crow Creek reservation residents found a body in Fort Thompson in...
November 21, 2012 - 7:09am