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White House says Syria's Assad preparing another chemical attack, warns of 'heavy' penalty
Judge mulling options to expand, dismiss GEAR UP lawsuit
Russia sanctions bill remains stalled in Congress
School board approves $30.26 million K-12 budget
Inmate caught in Arkansas after 32 years on the lam
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
2 LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybee stress in SD
South Dakota youth nonprofit to breed cattle with donation
5 questions with ... Tom DePuydt, farmer/rancher, Saco, Mont.
Mitchell's Bergeson advances to nationals in trapshooting
Dimock-Emery blanks Wagner
Building begins for Neuendorf's Kernels
Hoek tabbed to lead DWU golf programs
Wild sign Olofsson to two-year contract
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Mary Jane Kiner
OPINION: Lead legislator leads on public notice law
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: 'Somebody always needs to be looking'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
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