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Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths
Regulator: Dakota Access pipeline worker killed in accident
Far-reaching tribal solidarity displayed at pipeline protest
3 tribal colleges in South Dakota get USDA grant funding
Defense attorneys ask about death penalty in casino killing
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
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
No. 3 Harrisburg rallies past No. 2 Mitchell
Dakota State stuns Dakota Wesleyan football team
No. 3 Jaguars fend off No. 4 Cowboys
Kernels cross country brings back bigger squad
Titans overtake Razorbacks in first half
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Shellie Rene Hansen (Gaulke)
Andrew Clarence Sybesma
Steven Douglas Coulter
Fern M. Chasing Horse
LETTER: Booze is seemingly everywhere
LETTER: Time passes, but remember all involved at 9-11
LETTER: Ask for fair pay on Labor Day
LETTER: Let's double check Thune's claim
LETTER: State's attorney should look into gas prices
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
March 4, 2014
SD panel votes to keep guns away from mentally ill
By Chet Brokaw PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota should take steps to keep guns out of the hands of people found to be mentally ill and a threat to themselves or others, a state Senate committee recommended Tuesday. The Judiciary Committee voted 5-2 to endorse the measure after...
March 4, 2014 - 7:20pm
Bill would bar mentally ill in SD from having guns
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota Senate Committee is considering a bill intended to prevent people with mental illnesses from obtaining guns. The measure would allow people who are involuntarily committed as mentally ill and deemed a threat to others to be added to the National...
March 4, 2014 - 7:17am
February 20, 2014
House OKs reporting mentally ill to FBI's criminal system
PIERRE — The state House of Representatives decided Thursday that South Dakota should become part of the national system for identifying people whose mental defects prohibit them from legally purchasing firearms in the United States. The vote was 53-17 in favor of the measure....
February 20, 2014 - 9:33pm
February 19, 2014
POWERS: SD’s pistol permit system faster than a speeding ... snail
By Pat Powers Dakota War College When I was with the Secretary of State’s Office, I was in charge of administrative services. Someone...
February 19, 2014 - 4:23pm
February 18, 2014
Panel defeats bill to give SD gun laws more power
By Nora Hertel PIERRE (AP) — A bill that would have given South Dakota state gun laws supremacy over those of federal and local governments failed in a legislative panel Tuesday. The House Local Government Committee voted 8-4 to reject the measure. The bill would have...
February 18, 2014 - 8:54pm
February 14, 2014
Man charged with illegally having firearm
A Mitchell man is accused of possessing a firearm with prior convictions for violent crimes. Joshua Benson, 26, was arrested Jan. 27 after police allegedly found a rifl e, marijuana and drug paraphernalia inside his residence, located at 611 E. Sixth Ave. Benson was convicted of...
February 14, 2014 - 6:06am
February 11, 2014
Panel OKs allowing concealed guns in SD Capitol
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota House Transportation Committee has voted 8-5 to support a bill allowing people with concealed carry permits...
February 11, 2014 - 5:54pm
February 7, 2014
Legislators test their marksmanship
PIERRE -- During Attorney General Marty Jackley's recent legislative tour, legislators had an opportunity to test and compare their marksmanship. In doing so, they may donate to a charity of their own choosing and there is no cost to taxpayers. The results of the attorney general's...
February 7, 2014 - 5:58pm
January 30, 2014
South Dakota House votes against guns in Capitol
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota public officials will not be allowed to carry guns in the state Capitol. A bill allowing legislators to pack heat in public buildings failed to pass the House with 49 representatives voting against it and 18 in support. It would have applied to state...
January 30, 2014 - 8:10pm
January 28, 2014
Bill OK'd to let SD lawmakers carry guns in Capitol
By Chet Brokaw PIERRE (AP) — Saying they were afraid of being attacked while on the job, members of a South Dakota legislative committee...
January 28, 2014 - 3:01pm
MILBANK: America's numbness to mass shootings
WASHINGTON -- If you think it'll be a month of Sundays before this country gets serious about gun violence, you're probably underestimating. It's already been nearly three months of Mondays -- 77, to be exact -- and we're not making progress. After the July 2012...
January 28, 2014 - 10:48am
January 14, 2014
Deadwood business aims to combine bullets and beer
DEADWOOD (AP) — A businessman in the western South Dakota gambling town of Deadwood wants to combine an indoor shooting range with a saloon. The...
January 14, 2014 - 10:45am
January 9, 2014
Rapid City police chase ends in crash, injuries
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City police say a car being pursued by officers crashed into a light pole and caught fire, sending the three people inside to the hospital to be treated for serious injuries. Authorities say the car sped off Wednesday night when an officer tried to make...
January 9, 2014 - 12:41pm
January 8, 2014
Use of pistol brings assault charge
WHITE LAKE — A White Lake man is accused of threatening two women with a pistol. Zane Wiggers, 27, is charged with aggravated assault, which carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine. Wiggers was allegedly arguing with his girlfriend...
January 8, 2014 - 9:41pm
Mitchell man accused of stealing pistol
A Mitchell man is accused of stealing a pistol from Cabela’s. Jonathan Harder, 20, is charged with grand theft, which carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of two years in prison and a $4,000 fine. Harder was arrested Dec. 26 after police were notified he had been seen...
January 8, 2014 - 5:28pm