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Getting drought-relief hay to Northern Plains no easy task
Despite warning, Schopp says she wasn’t aware of GEAR UP wrongdoing
Pierre woman pleads not guilty to human trafficking
Yankton man pleads guilty to robbing downtown bank
Montana woman pleads not guilty to murder in South Dakota
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
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
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
ESPN removes Robert Lee from calling U-Va. game in Charlottesville because of his name
First Mitchell Quarterback Club of the season set for today
Area prep volleyball roundup: Jaguars outlast Bearcats
Young Golden Eagles looking to build
Opening-night thriller: No. 3 Mitchell rallies to edge No. 4 Aberdeen in five sets
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
July 25, 2017
Governor names Giles a First Circuit judge
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed Chris Giles as judge of South Dakota’s First Circuit Court. Giles, of Madison, will oversee cases in Aurora,...
July 25, 2017 - 10:23am
June 27, 2017
Gregory County finding success in war on drugs
GREGORY — Amid constant chatter about rising drug crime in South Dakota, some counties are finding success as felony drug charges dwindle....
June 27, 2017 - 8:21am
June 6, 2017
Local judge spending final day behind the bench
That's a wrap from the bench. Judge Tim Bjorkman, of Salem, confirmed that Wednesday will be his last day as a judge, concluding a 10-year career...
June 6, 2017 - 8:20pm
April 28, 2017
Mitchell magistrate judge appointed to SD's Fourth Circuit Court
A Mitchell magistrate judge will soon be leaving Davison County. Magistrate Judge Gordon D. Swanson was appointed Friday morning by Gov. Dennis...
April 28, 2017 - 11:57am
March 21, 2017
Mitchell, Yankton judges to retire
After 10 years in Davison County, Mitchell's felony court judge will step down from behind the bench. Tim Bjorkman, a Salem-based judge in South...
March 21, 2017 - 5:36pm
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
December 18, 2014
Magistrate judge named to Seventh Judicial Circuit
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court has appointed Bernie Schuchmann as a full-time magistrate judge for the Seventh Judicial Circuit. Schuchmann is an adjunct professor at Black Hills State University and previously served as Lawrence County's chief public defender. He...
December 18, 2014 - 12:11am
April 26, 2013
South Dakota governor appoints Mike Day new circuit judge
PIERRE (AP) -- Belle Fourche attorney Mike Day will be the newest judge in South Dakota's Fourth Judicial Circuit. Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced the appointment Friday. Day will fill the vacancy created by the upcoming retirement of Judge John Bastian. The Fourth Circuit includes...
April 26, 2013 - 2:59pm
April 14, 2013
Huron lawyer appointed magistrate judge in SD
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota Supreme Court has appointed a Huron lawyer to be a new magistrate judge in a judicial circuit that covers 14 counties in the eastern part of the state. Carmen Means will be sworn in on Friday. Means graduated from Madison High School in 1985, received...
April 14, 2013 - 5:20pm
January 13, 2013
New judge sworn in for SD's Second Circuit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A new judge has been sworn in to the Second Judicial Circuit serving Lincoln and Minnehaha counties. KELO-TV reported Mark Salter was sworn in as the 35th judge in the Second Judicial Circuit on Friday. Salter replaces William J. Srstka , who is retiring. Salter...
January 13, 2013 - 6:18pm
January 10, 2013
New judge appointed for 1st Judicial Circuit
Minnehaha County Chief Deputy State's Attorney Gordon Swanson will be the newest magistrate judge in South Dakota's First Judicial Circuit. ...
January 10, 2013 - 6:39am
December 15, 2012
Smith sworn in as judge
In all likelihood, it was the first and last time Pat Smith will proclaim "let's eat cake" in a courtroom. Smith, who served as Davison...
December 15, 2012 - 6:43am
October 23, 2012
Clear Lake attorney appointed new Third Judicial Circuit judge
PIERRE (AP) -- Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed a Clear Lake attorney as the next judge in South Dakota's Third Judicial Circuit. Deuel County State's Attorney Greg Stoltenburg will succeed Judge David Gienapp, who is retiring at the end of the year. Stoltenburg has been a member...
October 23, 2012 - 11:40am
August 28, 2012
Larry Long to be next presiding judge in SD's largest circuit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Former attorney general Larry Long has been named the next presiding judge in South Dakota's largest judicial circuit. South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson announced the appointment in the Second Judicial Circuit on Tuesday. Long will move...
August 28, 2012 - 1:59pm
August 2, 2012
Presiding judge in Sioux Falls retiring next year
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The presiding judge in South Dakota's largest judicial circuit is retiring. Sioux Falls-based Judge Kathleen Caldwell says she will step down from the Second Judicial Circuit bench next Jan. 8. She has been a circuit court judge since 1993 and the presiding judge...
August 2, 2012 - 3:09pm