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Speaker: Acknowledge racism exists
Lawyers fight at state permit hearing about whether manure is health threat
Howard school given $1 million to use for student scholarships
Stickney ambulance service 'stellar' in first five months
Wagner community to recognize local National Guard unit
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
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
Greenway Pork is doing it right
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Feds reviewing court ruling on fertilizer dealers policy
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Mitchell finding ways to pressure opposing quarterbacks
Pooley striving for ESD title
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell readies for freshman season
Miller to serve in mentor role for Nuggets
DWU soccer teams fall to Northwestern College
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
April 27, 2016
Lyman County Sheriff's Office locates vehicle connected with Sioux Falls homicide
PRESHO — The vehicle of a murder suspect was found in Lyman County Wednesday morning. Lyman County Sheriff Steve Manger said Jared Stone's 1998 blue Chevrolet Lumina was found Wednesday morning at mile marker 226 on Interstate 90 near Presho. An arrest warrant for Stone, 21,...
April 27, 2016 - 5:58pm
March 10, 2016
Aberdeen man pleads not guilty to killing infant son
ABERDEEN (AP) — An Aberdeen man accused of killing his infant son late last year has pleaded not guilty. Twenty-six-year-old Myron Touche Jr. faces murder and manslaughter charges in the Dec. 17 death of 3-week-old Elias Touche, who authorities said suffered head trauma. The American...
March 10, 2016 - 12:51pm
March 8, 2016
Sioux Falls foster mother charged with murder in boy's death
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls foster mother is facing charges including murder in the January death of a 2-year-old child in her care. Thirty-two-year-old Mary Beth Jennewein was arrested Monday and was being held on $1 million bond. She was scheduled to make a court appearance...
March 8, 2016 - 3:46pm
September 29, 2015
Police investigating Rapid City's 6th homicide of 2015
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City police say they're investigating the city's sixth homicide of the year. Officers arrived at of 1st and North streets about 9 p.m. Wednesday and found a man who had been assaulted with a baseball bat lying in the street. Medical crews rushed the...
September 29, 2015 - 3:08pm
September 18, 2015
Rapid City police say death of man appears to be homicide
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities in Rapid City say a 56-year-old man has died in what appears to a violent assault. Officers responded to a parking lot near the intersection of East Boulevard North and East Philadelphia Street shortly before 3 a.m. Thursday and found dead man...
September 18, 2015 - 3:26pm
August 15, 2015
Lake Andes man appealing homicide conviction
LAKE ANDES — A Lake Andes man who was convicted of two counts of vehicular homicide has appealed the case because he feels his blood was improperly used as evidence. Ronald Fischer, 31, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for the deaths of Maegan Spindler, 25, and Rob Klumb,...
August 15, 2015 - 8:55am
June 25, 2015
Woman whose body was found in river drowned, had wounds
VERMILLION (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says a woman whose body was found in the Missouri River in southeastern South Dakota died from drowning with contributing circumstances. Jackley on Wednesday released additional information about the autopsy of 29-year-old...
June 25, 2015 - 1:36pm
June 10, 2015
AG: Woman whose body was found in river suffered head trauma
VERMILLION (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says the woman whose body was found in the Missouri River in southeastern South Dakota suffered blunt force trauma to the head. Jackley on Tuesday said autopsy findings also indicate that 29-year-old Alicia Hummel,...
June 10, 2015 - 10:36am
June 3, 2015
Authorities treating Iowa woman's death as a homicide
VERMILLION (AP) — The death of a 29-year-old Iowa woman whose body was found in the Missouri River in southeastern South Dakota is being investigated as a homicide. Alicia Hummel, of Sioux City, Iowa, was found dead Monday in Vermillion near the Myron Grove boat launch, which...
June 3, 2015 - 10:55am
May 28, 2015
North Carolina murder suspect arrested in South Dakota
WATERTOWN (AP) — A suspect in a North Carolina homicide has been apprehended in South Dakota. The Argus Leader newspaper reports that Antonio Currie of Gibsonville, North Carolina, was arrested in Watertown on Wednesday. Police Sgt. Troy VanDusen says Currie was arrested...
May 28, 2015 - 3:22pm
April 30, 2015
Woman charged in 2011 killing of homeless man in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police have arrested a woman in a homicide that occurred about 3 ½ years ago. Fifty-eight-year-old Daniel Eastman was beaten and stabbed in a downtown Sioux Falls alley in August 2011. He died in a hospital a few months later. The killing...
April 30, 2015 - 1:36pm
February 4, 2015
Sioux Falls Police: Only 1 unsolved murder in last 10 years
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Sioux Falls police department has investigated and solved all but one homicide over the last decade. The department released its crime statistics for 2014 on Wednesday. Sioux Falls Police solved all six of the homicides committed last year. Nationally,...
February 4, 2015 - 4:01pm
January 2, 2015
All 6 Sioux Falls homicides in 2014 were women
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls recorded a higher-than-usual number of homicides in 2014 and all six victims were women, which police said could be a first in the city. Of the city's 12 total homicides from 2011 to 2013, three were women, The Argus Leader reported. "The fact...
January 2, 2015 - 11:45am
September 16, 2014
Davidson death ruled homicide
The man who murdered Mitchell resident Crystal Schulz in 2013 is a victim of homicide. Kent Davidson, 37, was found dead in his cell Sept. 8...
September 16, 2014 - 6:51am
March 17, 2014
Sioux Falls records 2014's first homicide
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls has recorded its first homicide for 2014. Police say the death of a woman who was found at her home Sunday evening has been ruled a homicide. Authorities have identified the victim as 56-year-old Kari Ann Kirkegaard. Investigators say Kirkegaard's...
March 17, 2014 - 9:04pm