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Photos from the Corn Palace Challenge on Saturday night
Trial for Kimball shooter to be moved out of Brule County
Menno man sustains no injuries in Wednesday crash that killed 78-year-old
Trial for Kimball shooter to be moved out of Brule County
78-year-old man who died in crash in Vermillion identified
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
DWU smothers Northwestern
Area Class B runners finish strong at state meet
Kernels, area teams set start times for football playoff openers
Platte-Geddes takes second place at state dance
SD Mines, Dakota State men to scrimmage Sunday in Chamberlain
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Floyd "Buddy" Brodkorb
Irene Marie Ryan
LETTER: John Thune puts party before country
LETTER: Stop harassing road hunters
LETTER: Excited about Amendment V
LETTER: Our nation is turning into a socialistic welfare state
LETTER: Victim’s rights amendment will clog the courts
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
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
October 14, 2012
Fort Thompson man sentenced for thefts
FORT THOMPSON -- A 19-year-old Fort Thompson man convicted of stealing checks was sentenced Tuesday to time served and ordered to pay $1,700 in restitution. Aaron Grass Rope pleaded guilty Aug. 14 to one count of larceny for stealing eight checks from an individual in July 2011. ...
October 14, 2012 - 7:23am
October 12, 2012
Ft. Thompson woman pleads guilty to manslaughter
FORT THOMPSON -- A Fort Thompson woman pleaded guilty Thursday to involuntary manslaughter. Leigha R. Koster, 20, was driving drunk July 28 when she fled from police during a traffic stop, drove in excess of 100 mph, lost control of her vehicle and crashed. A passenger, Koster's...
October 12, 2012 - 5:37am
September 27, 2012
Fort Thompson man pleads not guilty for failing to register as sex offender
FORT THOMPSON -- A Fort Thompson man pleaded not guilty Monday to failure to register as a sex offender. Royce Gregory Loudner, 46, faces a maximum of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine if convicted of the charge. He was indicted by a federal grand jury Sept. 19. Loudner is in...
September 27, 2012 - 8:42am