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Trump says 'major, major' conflict with N.Korea possible, but seeks diplomacy
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Tripp-Delmont residents ready for vote following final opt-out meeting
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Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
Cool temperatures could delay planting
Ag groups urge Trump to stick with NAFTA
Farm bill stalwarts say money 'will be hard to come by'
SD ranchers loss nearly $100 per cow in 2016
South Dakota US senators praise Perdue as ag secretary
List of first-round NFL draft picks: The top 32
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Tigers drop a pair against Morningside College
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New Kernel coach likes proposed Sweet 16
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'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
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Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Carol Ann (Altwicker) Heath
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Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Wiltz: Make our walleyes great again?
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
April 19, 2017
OUR VIEW: Solution needed now for jail OT
It's time for the Davison County Commission to be vocal on a persistent problem draining taxpayer dollars. The county's jail overtime budget...
April 19, 2017 - 5:15pm
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
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