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DWU invites two special speakers to campus for religious discussion
Horizon Health Care Inc. receives nearly $60,000 for quality improvement efforts
Public wants Tripp-Delmont schools to stay
DWU, MTI graduates choose to stay in Mitchell for jobs, sense of community
Thomsen, founder of Trail King Industries, has died at 89
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Pilot project aims for farm-friendly wetland preservation
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Athlete of the week: Kortan, Bon Homme hope to make noise in Class 9AA
Inaugural Kernel Bowl dubbed a success
Dakota State win adds fuel to football rivalry with Dakota Wesleyan
MCS volleyball faces season's challenge with youth
Kernel cheer and dance teams pumped for season
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Margerie Lee Crowe
Gerhard "Gary" Reimnitz
Lawrence O. Strand
Myron "Pat" Buchholz
No laughing matter
In 2016 elections, how can anarchy take us forward?
IN OTHER WORDS: Republicans are bucking the party
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Booze is seemingly everywhere
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
August 25, 2016
Sioux Falls police union members reject proposed contract
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Members of the Sioux Falls police union have rejected the two-year labor contract that city officials have offered them. The Fraternal Order of Police, representing about 220 Sioux Falls police officers, and the city announced the contract stalemate Wednesday....
August 25, 2016 - 11:29am
August 24, 2016
Minimum-security prison inmate missing in Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities are looking for a minimum-security state prison inmate who walked away from a community service job in Rapid City. Corrections officials say 36-year-old Michael Merrival went missing Tuesday. He's serving 10 years for a grand theft conviction in Pennington...
August 24, 2016 - 10:48am
August 23, 2016
Aberdeen man shot by police officer released from hospital
ABERDEEN (AP) - An Aberdeen man who was shot by a police officer has been released from a Sioux Falls hospital and taken to jail. Twenty-one-year-old Ehkhu Hser Poe is accused of assaulting four people, including an officer. Court documents allege he was armed with a knife but don't...
August 23, 2016 - 11:39am
August 18, 2016
Seven Chicago officers face firing for role in 2014 shooting of teen
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago's police superintendent has recommended that seven officers be fired after they were accused of lying about the details...
August 18, 2016 - 1:47pm
State Patrol to help tribe during big powwow
FORT THOMPSON – For the fourth consecutive year, South Dakota’s Highway Patrol will partner with the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe in a joint enforcement operation during the Dakota Nation powwowt his Friday through Sunday, Aug. 19-21, in Fort Thompson.The Highway Patrol was first invited...
August 18, 2016 - 12:42pm
August 16, 2016
Aurora County deputies participate in active shooter training
PLANKINTON—The Aurora County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday completed the first session of a three-part training series, simulating an active shooter in a school. In the morning at the library of the Plankinton School, Aurora County deputies participated in a training exercise...
August 16, 2016 - 5:29pm
August 15, 2016
Man shot by Aberdeen police officer in weekend incident
ABERDEEN (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man who was shot by an Aberdeen police officer for felony aggravated assault and drug charges. Attorney General Marty Jackley says the incident happened after officers responded to a disturbance call at a residence shortly after midnight...
August 15, 2016 - 1:01pm
August 11, 2016
Son of woman killed during police role-play forgives officer who shot her
It wasn't supposed to be Mary Knowlton. When it came time for the live role-play portion of the citizen police academy Tuesday night, organized by the local chamber of commerce at the Punta Gorda Police Department, another woman volunteered first. But she wasn't ready, a witness told...
August 11, 2016 - 12:10pm
Sioux Falls police to return gift cards over ethics concerns
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police are returning about 300 gift cards donated by area churches due to ethics concerns. The gift cards for local eateries and coffee shops flowed in as a show of support for law enforcement after five Dallas police officers were killed and seven...
August 11, 2016 - 11:30am
August 10, 2016
Baltimore officials, justice department promises sweeping overhaul of city police
Baltimore's top law enforcement and political leaders vowed a sweeping overhaul of the city police department after the Justice Department issued...
August 10, 2016 - 11:49am
August 3, 2016
OUR VIEW: Officers needed positive response following uncertainty
Every day, we're seeing and hearing great acts of kindness toward local law enforcement at a time it's desperately needed. We see it on social media almost daily. A local group — a church, a day care, a business — is doing something heartfelt toward law enforcement officers....
August 3, 2016 - 5:49pm
July 28, 2016
U.S. leaders seek unity at vigil for slain Louisiana officers
BATON ROUGE, La. (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Loretta Lynch called for unity to honor three slain Louisiana...
July 28, 2016 - 5:04pm
July 21, 2016
AG clears officer who shot man twice in Hot Springs
HOT SPRINGS (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says a Hot Springs officer who shot a man twice while responding to a disturbance call was justified in firing his weapon. A report released Thursday says officer Kyle Maciejewski shot 20-year-old Dylan Huff twice sometime...
July 21, 2016 - 5:48pm
July 13, 2016
Brookings officer put on leave after alleged Facebook post
BROOKINGS (AP) — The Brookings Police Department is investigating an officer for a Facebook post. The department issued a statement saying the officer has been placed on administrative leave because of the alleged post. Authorities didn't name the officer or provide details about...
July 13, 2016 - 11:07am
July 12, 2016
Minneapolis mayor blasts police union head over ‘jackass remarks’ on Lynx
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minneapolis police chief and mayor said Tuesday they do not condone the actions of four police officers who walked off the...
July 12, 2016 - 4:53pm