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Former SD trooper sentenced to five years for taking $70K
Archery center in South Dakota to expand
Dakotas ranchers helping wildfire-stricken colleagues
Plane inspection just prior to crash in South Dakota
1 dead following single-vehicle crash in Charles Mix County
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
AgweekTV: Aftermath of DAPL protest continues for farmers & ranchers
South Dakota hay relief headed south
Rounds: $4.7B proposed USDA cut 'not necessarily' fair
Catching up with former area athletes: Reiff backup D-tackle for Hawkeyes
Mitchell's VanderPol to play for DWU softball
Special Olympics state basketball returns to Mitchell this weekend
Bears sign QB Sanchez to one-year deal
Mighty Myah: SCW’s Selland named Republic player of the year for third time
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
James "Jim" Lorenz
Glen L. (Bud) Youngstrom
Nola Dee (Haase) Remmers
THUNE: It's time to turn the page on Obamacare
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Wiltz: Conditions can help chances on mountain lion hunt
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
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