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Driver in fatal crash sentenced for vehicular homicide
Buffer strip boosters plan another go during 2017 session
Saturday night street dance reunites recently returned guardsmen
Australia native brings passion for praise, music to Holy Family
Officials begin plans for potential fourth DWU building project in four years
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Buffer strip boosters plan another go during 2017 session
Egg-laying chickens and eggs both up in South Dakota
The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
Land-locked rancher awarded cash in sale of cattle rival said he owned
Fight over electricity for new grain elevator ends in a compromise
Class B state amateur baseball tournament pairings announced
Canova edges Flandreau for District 4B title
Unbeaten Angels outlast Pheasants
Postseason amateur baseball roundup: Nolz, Mudcats book spot at state
Freeman Academy, Marion join forces in athletic co-op
Local man reaches 93rd birthday
Chamberlain man celebrates 94th
Fulton couple to celebrate 40 years
Twin sisters turn 90 years old
Mitchell couple to celebrate 50th
Sophie Van Hyft
Viola "Ole" Terveen
Constance "Connie" C. Perkins
LETTER: Trump not the answer
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LETTER: Abortion is the problem
LETTER: There never has been racial equality
LETTER: God is alive and well
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
July 28, 2016
County could pay thousands for pregnant woman to give birth in jail
Davison County taxpayers may be forced to spend thousands of dollars for a woman to give birth while she serves her jail sentence. During a circuit court session Tuesday, a Mitchell woman was placed on probation for ingestion of methamphetamine, but she was also ordered to immediately...
July 28, 2016 - 5:44pm
June 14, 2016
Commissioners begin 2017 annual budgets
It's budget time for the Davison County commissioners. The commissioners met during their regular scheduled meeting Tuesday in Mitchell to discuss and review the 2017 annual budget, but preliminary budget numbers weren't available at the meeting. The group will be meeting with officials...
June 14, 2016 - 4:18pm
June 11, 2016
Booked behind bars on weekends
Corrections Officer Tom Kulm checks the same people into the Davison County Jail every weekend. Every Friday, he spends 30 minutes with each...
June 11, 2016 - 10:09am
June 10, 2016
Contractors wrap up jail shower renovation
Contractors finished up construction at the Davison County Jail this week, completing a six-month project to renovate the jail's showers. The Davison County Commission approved a bid of $206,313 from Puetz Construction and Mueller Lumber in December to renovate the jail's four shower...
June 10, 2016 - 5:48pm
April 13, 2016
Seven arrested for drugs, alcohol in three SD jails
Seven inmates in three area jails were arrested last month after law enforcement allegedly found them in possession of drugs or alcohol. Jeanna Lalli, 37, of Hibbing, Minnesota, Scott Abernathey, 24, of Menahga, Minnesota, and Candida Greger, 37, Martina Medicinehorn, 30, and Tia...
April 13, 2016 - 5:21pm
January 5, 2016
Two inmates arrested for starting fire in Charles Mix County Jail
LAKE ANDES — Two inmates were detained and have been charged with felonies after allegedly starting a small fire in the Charles Mix County Jail. Luke Dvoracek, 23, of Marty, and Felipe Bernie, 27, of Wagner, allegedly started a piece of tissue paper on fire on Dec. 11 by using...
January 5, 2016 - 6:41pm
County looks to lower jail expenses
The Davison County Jail was not able to work within its budget for another year, but the county is already looking solve the issues in 2016. At last week's Davison County Commission meeting, County Auditor Susan Kiepke announced the need for a $236,960 supplement needed to fund the...
January 5, 2016 - 6:38pm
December 29, 2015
Davison County Jail exceeds budget by $236K
For another year, the Davison County Jail overshot its budget, including spending nearly six times the allotted amount for overtime. The Davison...
December 29, 2015 - 6:15pm
November 10, 2015
Worsening county jail showers inch toward renovation
An overhaul to Davison County's deteriorating jail showers is one step closer to fruition after years of discussion. At the Davison County Commission's regular meeting on Tuesday, the commissioners met with Mark Puetz and Herm Harms, of Puetz Corporation, to discuss bid specifications...
November 10, 2015 - 4:22pm
November 8, 2015
County to review jail shower remodel
The Davison County Commission will continue its months-long discussion on the Davison County Jail showers at Tuesday's regular meeting. The commission will discuss the showers with Puetz Corporation Architect Herm Harms at its 9 a.m. meeting at the Davison County North Officers at...
November 8, 2015 - 7:33pm
October 29, 2015
Detox hold in Mitchell leads to arrest
A Sioux Falls man was arrested in Mitchell after police allegedly discovered a knife in his boot while he was being held for detoxification in jail. Colton Lacombe, 26, was brought to the Davison County Jail at about 12:15 a.m. on Oct. 12, court documents state.
October 29, 2015 - 5:57pm
October 2, 2015
Woman arrested for attempts to smuggle drugs into jail
WINNER — A Rosebud woman was arrested on Sept. 8 for allegedly smuggling drugs into prison. On Sept. 5, Emily Gassman, 23, allegedly brought socks with baggies of marijuana sewn into the seams to the Winner City Jail for inmate Arthur Burnette. On Sept. 8, Gassman returned...
October 2, 2015 - 10:33am
September 8, 2015
Work-release escapes slightly up in Davison County
Two men are still missing from jail after failing to return from work release in Davison County. "It's odd that we've had two in six months,"...
September 8, 2015 - 9:49pm
August 12, 2015
Rapid City jail brings back Native American drum group
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Pennington County Jail in Rapid City is bringing back its spiritual drum group. County officials say the program goes back to the late 1990s but had dropped off in recent years. Officials say it has been difficult to find someone to coordinate the activities...
August 12, 2015 - 3:48pm
July 19, 2015
Sheriff: More needed to cut Minnehaha County jail population
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — As Minnehaha County prepares to expand its overcrowded jail, the sheriff says officials should rethink who will be held in the facility. The planned $42.5 million facility would be full less than three years after breaking ground, said Sheriff Mike Milstead,...
July 19, 2015 - 1:04pm