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Firefighters saved some piglets from a blaze; then they ate them as sausages
Fargo man delays ‘pro-white’ rally; no new date set
A postal worker faked cancer and got paid to miss two years of work. Here's how a judge punished her.
Small town Minn. grocery store shares tips on how to remain viable
The strange story of a 'Blacks for Trump' guy standing behind the president at his Phoenix rally
Walmart and Google are plotting to change your shopping habits
Google's newest Android operating system gets its official name: Oreo
Macy's to restructure merchandising unit, cut 100 jobs
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Getting drought-relief hay to Northern Plains no easy task
SD ag, fishing officials update water issue
Officials seek trucking help for donated drought-relief hay
Seeing red: Take a trip to Wisconsin's cranberry marshes
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
Dakota Wesleyan drops five-set match
Walk-off single lifts White Sox over Twins
Prep Focus: Kernels' Miller leads team with her play, poise
ESD coaches poll: Harrisburg heavy favorite for conference football crown
DWU, DSU set for college football rivalry clash
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
John A. Fillaus
A time for wine, a time for beer
Commentary: Trump's Arizona rally showed just how unfit he is
DAUGAARD: There's something for everyone at the State Fair
WOSTER: Musings about tractor mowing
BANDA: From Parmesan to Gruyere to ricotta, here are ways to eat and appreciate this palate pleaser
Wiltz: Adventures at Isle Royale National Park
South Dakota graduate student conducts fox study
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
James and Karen Geppert
May 14, 2017
Powwow adds color to local prison
SPRINGFIELD — Feathers, beads and dancing regalia added color this weekend to a local prison. On Saturday, nearly 400 people attended a...
May 14, 2017 - 1:01pm
April 27, 2017
Springfield inmates arrested for prison assault
SPRINGFIELD — Two inmates in Springfield were arrested after allegedly assaulting a man in prison. Robert Hernandez and John Reddest, both...
April 27, 2017 - 5:00pm
April 18, 2017
Escaped South Dakota prison inmate back in custody
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A South Dakota prison inmate who was placed on escape status last week is back in custody. Corrections officials say Sioux...
April 18, 2017 - 4:38pm
March 30, 2017
Missing state prison inmate back in custody in Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) — A state prison inmate who walked away from a minimum-security facility in Rapid City is back in custody. South Dakota corrections officials say 51-year-old Robert Running Shield was placed on escape status Monday night after leaving the Rapid City Community Work...
March 30, 2017 - 10:47am
March 22, 2017
Inmate dies in South Dakota's Springfield prison
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — South Dakota corrections officials say an inmate has died at the Springfield prison. The Department of Corrections says 62-year-old Dennis Lambert died Sunday at the Mike Durfee State Prison following an illness. Lambert was serving two consecutive 10-year sentences...
March 22, 2017 - 11:34am
March 13, 2017
Jail population, work release numbers down in 2017
Work is the gateway to a crime-free life. That's what First Circuit Court Judge Tim Bjorkman thinks, and it's why he lets some inmates in Davison...
March 13, 2017 - 5:05pm
January 3, 2017
ND inmate charged with stabbing another inmate in the mouth with pencil
MINOT, N.D. -- A 29-year-old Flint, Mich., man is accused of assaulting another inmate at the Ward County Jail in Minot on New Year's Day.According...
January 3, 2017 - 5:56pm
December 27, 2016
Inmate fails to return to Davison Co. Jail
Authorities are searching for a Davison County Jail inmate who has failed to return to jail after a two-hour furlough. Wetu Kiyukan, 21, of Mitchell,...
December 27, 2016 - 6:08pm
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