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Oktoberfest brings German heritage to Menno
Area students place at National FFA Convention
Rounds, Thune won't support lame-duck hearings for SCOTUS nominee
Mitchell kidnapping, robbery suspect arrested in North Dakota
Photos from the Corn Palace Challenge on Saturday night
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
April 16, 2015
Inmate missing from Yankton prison arrested in Pierre
PIERRE (AP) — An inmate missing from a minimum-security prison in Yankton has been arrested in Pierre. KCCR radio reports that 28-year-old Jonathan Archambeau turned himself in to police on Wednesday. Archambeau had been placed on escape status Sunday night when he failed...
April 16, 2015 - 11:42am
73-year-old state prison inmate dies after lengthy illness
YANKTON (AP) — A state prison inmate has died after what state corrections officials say was a lengthy illness. Seventy-three-year-old Ronald Rodden died Wednesday at a Yankton hospital. Rodden was serving three consecutive 15-year sentences for second-degree rape in Pennington...
April 16, 2015 - 11:24am
April 13, 2015
Yankton prison inmate missing, placed on escape status
YANKTON (AP) — An inmate missing from a minimum-security prison in Yankton has been placed on escape status. Corrections officials say 28-year-old Jonathan Archambeau failed to return from his work-release job on Sunday night. Archambeau is serving a four-year sentence for...
April 13, 2015 - 2:18pm
April 1, 2015
San Francisco jail guards forced inmates to fight
Several guards at San Francisco's main county jail orchestrated "gladiator-style" fights between inmates, placed bets on the outcomes and threatened those who disobeyed, the city's public defender said on Thursday. The report released by San Francisco's elected public defender,...
April 1, 2015 - 4:20pm
March 27, 2015
State prison inmate dies in hospital after 'lengthy illness'
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A 56-year-old state prison inmate has died in Sioux Falls following a 'lengthy illness.' The South Dakota Department of Corrections says Curtis Dosch passed away Thursday in a local hospital. Dosch was sentenced to a suspended prison term of 28 years in...
March 27, 2015 - 5:07pm
March 11, 2015
Inmate at SD county jail dies after found hanging in cell
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities in southeast South Dakota say an inmate at a county jail died at a hospital Wednesday after he was found hanging in his cell. Minnehaha County Chief Deputy Sheriff Michelle Boyd says inmate Phillip Sean Bland was found hanging from his bedsheets...
March 11, 2015 - 8:19pm
February 17, 2015
Inmate serving rape sentence dies following lengthy illness
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A South Dakota prison inmate serving a 30-year sentence for first-degree rape has died of natural causes following a lengthy illness. The South Dakota Department of Corrections says 60-year-old Harold Kusick died Monday in Sioux Falls. Kusick was sentenced...
February 17, 2015 - 4:45pm
December 5, 2014
Inmate attempts suicide at Davison Co. jail.
A 24-year-old inmate attempted to hang himself using a bedsheet in his cell Friday at the Davison County Jail in Mitchell Don Radel, the jail's administrator, told The Daily Republic that the inmate was not seriously hurt, but was still examined by paramedics and taken to Avera Queen...
December 5, 2014 - 4:03pm
December 26, 2012
Authorities apprehend inmate who walked away in Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Authorities say an inmate who walked away from a minimum security prison in Rapid City more than two months ago is back behind bars. State corrections officials say Jeremy Phelps was arrested Sunday in Rapid City. He is being held in the Pennington County jail. Phelps...
December 26, 2012 - 11:29am
December 3, 2012
Death of South Dakota inmate is apparent suicide
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- South Dakota corrections officials say the death of an inmate at the State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls is an apparent suicide. Authorities say the state Division of Criminal Investigation is still looking into the death of 22-year-old Corey Rhodes. An autopsy...
December 3, 2012 - 12:05pm
November 5, 2012
South Dakota inmate dies; routine autopsy planned
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- An inmate at the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls died over the weekend. Corrections officials say an autopsy is being done as standard procedure on the body of 58-year-old Louis Cunningham, who died late Saturday or early Sunday. Cunningham had...
November 5, 2012 - 8:42am
September 24, 2012
SD inmate apprehended after reported missing
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A South Dakota prison inmate has been apprehended after leaving the State Penitentiary without authorization. The state Corrections Department reports that Gregory Lewandowski left the minimum-security unit in Sioux Falls, but was caught later Saturday while...
September 24, 2012 - 6:53am
July 31, 2012
SD authorities searching for missing inmate
YANKTON (AP) -- Authorities in South Dakota are searching for a state prison inmate who left his work release job in Yankton without permission. Corrections officials say 45-year-old Myron Rainbow Sr. went missing Monday night. He was serving a five-year sentence for a fourth-offense...
July 31, 2012 - 10:30am
July 10, 2012
Missing South Dakota prison inmate back in custody
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A missing state prison inmate is back in custody in South Dakota. Corrections officials say 30-year-old Justin Davis returned to the minimum-security unit of the Black Hills Correctional Transition Center in Rapid City on Monday night. He had failed to return on...
July 10, 2012 - 8:21am
July 2, 2012
South Dakota work release inmate back in custody
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A work release inmate is back in custody after failing to return on time to a minimum-security unit of the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls. Corrections officials say 35-year-old Jason Lucas returned to the facility Sunday afternoon. He had left...
July 2, 2012 - 10:07am