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Police search for gunman who killed five at Washington state mall
Police say body of Twin Cites woman could be in Fargo area
Man sentenced for driving drunk with child in vehicle
South Dakota chamber says Amendment V is bad for business
Department of Agriculture seeks input on pollinator plan
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
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
South Dakota corn production forecast to be down 6 percent
DWU football cruises to GPAC win at Hastings
No. 4 Gorillas knock off No. 1 Warbirds
Photos from the Kernels homecoming game against Spearfish
Titans win Class 9AA battle
Area high school football roundup: Black Panthers blank Crusaders
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
Louis A. Nolz
Francis V. Schaefer
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
LETTER: Burg for SD State Senate
LETTER: Agenda request did require board action
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
August 15, 2016
Toddler receives minor injuries after falling out of window
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police say a toddler jumping on a bed received minor injuries after falling out of a second-story window. The Argus Leader reports that the two-year-old fell Friday evening. Sgt. Ryan Flogstad says that the fall was "just an accident." The child did...
August 15, 2016 - 12:47pm
August 10, 2016
South Dakota man in critical condition after mountain fall
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 19-year-old South Dakota man is hospitalized in critical condition after falling while climbing the highest mountain peak in Montana. Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman Susan Gregg tells The Billings Gazette that Craig Pfeifle of Rapid City was in critical...
August 10, 2016 - 10:53am
August 9, 2016
19-year-old climber rescued from Granite Peak, hospitalized
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 19-year-old South Dakota man has been hospitalized in Billings after a 20- to 30-foot fall on Montana's highest peak. The Park County sheriff's office says the man had been climbing Granite Peak with his father Monday when he fell near the summit of the...
August 9, 2016 - 1:05pm
August 2, 2016
40,000-pound concrete panel falls on construction worker
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A construction worker has been hospitalized after wind gusts caused a 40,000-pound concrete panel to fall on his legs. Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Travis Thom says the incident happened at a construction site shortly after 11 a.m. Monday. The worker,...
August 2, 2016 - 10:20am
June 22, 2016
Officer-involved shooting sends Hot Springs man to hospital
HOT SPRINGS (AP) — A man was taken to a hospital with undisclosed injuries after being shot by a police officer in Hot Springs. The Police Department and state Attorney General's Office say Hot Springs officers responded to a disturbance call at a residence about 1 a.m. Wednesday...
June 22, 2016 - 12:09pm
April 4, 2016
Nebraska woman bitten by zoo tiger pleads guilty to trespassing
April 4 (Reuters) - A Nebraska woman who snuck into an Omaha zoo enclosure and was bitten by a tiger she was trying to pet pleaded guilty on Monday to trespassing and was fined $250, prosecutors said.Jacqueline Eide, 33, was bitten in November by the three-legged tiger named Mai after...
April 4, 2016 - 6:18pm
Man injured at South Dakota Industries
ALEXANDRIA — A man was injured Monday at South Dakota Industries and was taken directly to Sioux Falls for treatment. The man's name and injury was not available. Mitchell Ambulance responded at about 3 p.m., Hanson County Sheriff Randy Bartlett said. Mitchell Fire Captain Mark...
March 4, 2016 - 2:03pm
February 26, 2016
1 child killed, another injured by pickup in Rapid City area
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — One child died and another was seriously injured when they were struck by a pickup truck on a road 2 miles north of Rapid City. The Highway Patrol says the incident happened about 6:15 p.m. Thursday. A 3-year-old girl who was riding a tricycle and a 2-year-old...
February 26, 2016 - 12:18pm
January 4, 2016
Life-threatening injuries sustained in rollover crash
A woman sustained life-threatening injuries following a rollover crash Saturday near Mitchell. Laurie Wenzel, 59, of Mitchell, was driving southbound Saturday in a Cadillac SRX on 403rd Avenue. At about 11:30 a.m. near 253rd Street, 5 miles west and 1 mile north of Mitchell, the vehicle...
January 4, 2016 - 12:08pm
October 21, 2015
Starting USD running back out for season with broken arm
VERMILLION (AP) — University of South Dakota starting running back Trevor Bouma is done for the season after breaking an arm. Bouma suffered the injury Saturday in USD's 24-21 upset of four-time defending Football Championship Subdivision champion North Dakota State, the school...
October 21, 2015 - 2:23pm
September 14, 2015
Platte woman injured in crash
PLATTE —— A Platte woman was injured following a two-vehicle crash Sunday morning near Platte. Pattie DeGrotte, 49, of Platte,...
September 14, 2015 - 8:22am
September 9, 2015
Mitchell man on moped hospitalized after crash
A Mitchell man was hospitalized after his moped struck the back of a vehicle Wednesday morning. According to police, Cory Rice, 18, of Mitchell,...
September 9, 2015 - 5:15pm
July 23, 2015
Woman attempting selfie gets tossed by bison
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. -- A 43-year-old woman from Mississippi received minor injuries Tuesday when she turned her back on a bison to get a “selfie” with it near the Fairy Falls Trailhead in Yellowstone National Park. She is the fifth person to be injured after getting...
July 23, 2015 - 10:52am
June 30, 2015
Man seriously injured after jumping off cliff at Hippie Hole
ROCKERVILLE (AP) — A man seriously injured a leg and foot after jumping off a cliff at a popular swimming area in western South Dakota and failing to clear the rocks below. Authorities say the man in his early 20s jumped off the cliff at Hippie Hole near Rockerville Sunday...
June 30, 2015 - 3:42pm
June 25, 2015
Brown County deputy runs into tree during foot chase in Aberdeen
ABERDEEN (AP) — A Brown County sheriff's deputy needed stitches after being injured during a foot chase with a suspect in Aberdeen. The American News reports that deputies responding to a reported fight Tuesday night arrested one man on drug charges at the scene. A second man...
June 25, 2015 - 11:24am