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Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
Former trooper guilty of taking $70K steps down from school board
Dakota Access oil could flow by March 6
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Home-court advantage benefitting Tiger women
Class B state wrestling preview: Titans' Urban looks for state success as a senior
Rubio to stay put with Timberwolves
State wrestling: Kernels hoping to carry momentum into state
Blackhawks breeze into region final
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Vernon E. Vlasman
Arline June Shipman
Vernon E. Vlasman
LETTER: Troubled by EB-5 plea deal
LETTER: When will GOP take its role seriously?
LETTER: Don't cut corners on the Corn Palace
LETTER: Voter faith in SD Legislature is eroding
LETTER: Rough start for GOP
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
Marcella and Elmer Werning
August 11, 2016
Healthy cooking lessons coming to South Dakota State Fair
HURON (AP) — Looking for alternatives to the state fair's deep-fried staples? Worry no more, the South Dakota State University Extension has you covered. Registered dietitians with the SDSU Extension will be offering healthy cooking lessons during this year's South Dakota State...
August 11, 2016 - 11:27am
July 29, 2016
Fish kill in Huron lake impacts swimming, triathlon
HURON (AP) — A fish kill in Ravine Lake in Huron has disrupted recreational swimming and a weekend triathlon. Parks Director Laron Klock tells KOKK radio that state wildlife officials believe the die-off is due to a combination of low oxygen levels in the water, high water temperatures...
July 29, 2016 - 10:36am
July 28, 2016
Engine failure blamed for Huron plane crash
HURON — A plane crash near Huron last week was caused by engine failure, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. At about...
July 28, 2016 - 11:13am
Officials continue search for woman missing nearly 3 years
HURON (AP) — Officials recently searched a small area of land near an irrigation ditch in Beadle County for a Woonsocket woman who disappeared under suspicious circumstances nearly three years ago. Sanborn County Sheriff Tom Fridley tells KOKK that authorities are continuing to...
July 28, 2016 - 11:04am
July 20, 2016
Bridge work to begin on Highways 37 and 81
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says two bridge rehabilitation projects will begin on Monday, on Highway 37 south of Huron and Highway 81 south of Salem. The Highway 37 structure work will be done in the south bound lanes of Highway 37 approximately 14 miles south of...
July 20, 2016 - 5:35pm
July 19, 2016
One injured when plane makes emergency landing near Huron
HURON—A Hawaii woman suffered minor injuries Tuesday in the emergency landing of a small plane near Huron. Bruce Mayes, of Hawaii, was...
July 19, 2016 - 9:57pm
July 9, 2016
Huron man charged in kidnapping, domestic violence case
HURON (AP) — A Huron man accused of assaulting a woman and detaining her and a child faces kidnapping and domestic violence charges. Huron police say that 27-year-old Dustin Wilken was arrested and the woman and her child were taken to safety. Authorities say they responded after...
July 9, 2016 - 6:56pm
July 6, 2016
Post 18 pounds Huron for victory, 15-2
For the second consecutive day, the Mitchell Post 18 Legion baseball team scored runs in bunches. Scoring five runs in the third inning and nine...
July 6, 2016 - 11:40pm
July 5, 2016
Prosecutor trying to help people through expungement process
HURON (AP) — A state's attorney in South Dakota is looking to help those who were arrested at one point but never formally charged or had the charges dismissed clear their names. KOKK-AM reports Beadle County State's Attorney Mike Moore is planning to host an event possibly next...
July 5, 2016 - 12:12pm
June 16, 2016
Man pleads no contest in dispute over tree trimming at lake
HURON (AP) — A Lake Byron resident accused of misconduct in a dispute over tree trimming has pleaded no contest to an aggravated assault charge. Authorities say 68-year-old Greg Johnson pointed a shotgun at workers who were trimming tree branches from power lines, and also became...
June 16, 2016 - 12:03pm
Huron woman sentenced for stealing from GoFundMe account
HURON (AP) — A Huron woman who stole money from a crowd-funding account she set up to help an 8-year-old burn victim with medical expenses has been spared jail time but ordered to make restitution. Beadle County State's Attorney Mike Moore tells KOKK radio that 35-year-old Jaima...
June 16, 2016 - 11:56am
June 15, 2016
Minnesota man pleads not guilty to murder in South Dakota
HURON (AP) — A Minnesota man charged in the slaying of a man in eastern South Dakota has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder. KOKK radio reports that 32-year-old Jose Vega, of Montevideo, Minnesota, appeared in court on Tuesday. His trial was scheduled to begin Aug. 24. Vega...
June 15, 2016 - 11:41am
June 14, 2016
Arkansas man arrested in South Dakota after high-speed chase
HURON (AP) — An Arkansas man faces charges including resisting arrest and drug possession after allegedly leading South Dakota authorities on a high-speed chase that reached speeds of 115 mph. Huron police attempted to stop 29-year-old Jonathon Mason for speeding late Saturday night....
June 14, 2016 - 11:57am
June 9, 2016
Bond set for Minnesota man charged in South Dakota slaying
HURON (AP) — A Minnesota man suspected in the slaying of a man in South Dakota has been returned to that state to face charges. Thirty-two-year-old Jose Vega, of Montevideo, Minnesota, is one of two men charged with first-degree murder in the death last week of 49-year-old Keith...
June 9, 2016 - 12:41pm
Group promoting farm, ranch safety with online videos
HURON (AP) — A group of farmers in South Dakota is trying to raise awareness of farm and ranch safety issues and best practices through a series of videos available online. The South Dakota Farmers Union is leading the safety effort with 10 educational videos that were produced...
June 9, 2016 - 12:23pm