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Platte PD investigating playground swing rigged with fishing hooks
USDA: South Dakota's hog and pig numbers up 5 percent
Sioux Falls authorities arrest 2 men after concert lets out
South Dakota annual park entrance license going on sale
Rapid City children's nonprofit seeks funding for expansion
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
Gregory co-op called regulatory success
Presho farmer pushes for farmer lien rights
Area prep football roundup: Chamberlain clips Falcons
Canistota powers past Mount Vernon/Plankinton
Last-second kick propels Seahawks past MCM
Area football roundup: Gregory stifles Blackhawks
No. 2 Kernels smash Patriots 28-7
Former Mitchell woman marks 89th birthday
Former Mitchell resident marks 94th birthday
Freeman woman celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell couple celebrates golden anniversary
Mabel V. Koehler
Therese Dorothy McCrary
Donald L. Ehlers
LETTER: Glass-Steagall can save economies
LETTER: Trump does not tell the truth
LETTER: SD should be a leader with E30
LETTER: Why I'm voting for Hillary Clinton
LETTER: Wind farms are good for SD
EHD causing high whitetails casualties
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
September 21, 2016
Davison Co. Jail could need $50K in security upgrades
The Davison County Jail could be in for another major expense in 2016. After a $237,571 renovation of the decaying jail showers, spending a total...
September 21, 2016 - 12:13pm
September 10, 2016
Davison Co. officials seeking cheaper options for same level of care in jail
Drug use may lead to extensive jail time, but the user isn't the only one paying for the crime. Through the first eight months of this year,...
September 10, 2016 - 8:35am
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