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The rise and humiliating fall of Chris Cantwell, Charlottesville's starring 'fascist'
Alleged robber shot at Minnesota cellphone store identified
A neo-Nazi's rage-fueled journey to Charlottesville
Former Sisseton-Wahpeton tribal executive sent to prison for embezzlement
No arrests yet in murder of southwest Minnesota woman in her home two years later
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
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
Weather, ag economy play role in lower Dakotafest attendance
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
Pressure to win: Prep football coaching tenure decreasing in South Dakota
Sioux Falls team held hitless in LLWS opener
Buxton, homer-happy Twins topple Diamondbacks
Area prep football roundup: Jaguars race past Pirates
Chargers defeat No. 1 Winner to open season
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
Timothy Wayne Tilberg
Brian O. Sherman Berry
Pauline A. Hrdlicka
ROUNDS: Standing strong against foreign aggression
NOEM: Economic and workforce development go hand in hand
3 easy ways to view the eclipse while protecting your eyes
IN OTHER WORDS: Students, step forward and work on The Kernel
THUNE: The future is within our reach
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
James and Karen Geppert
August 16, 2017
Mitchell Veterans Park dedication delayed
Difficulty obtaining granite for various aspects of the Mitchell Veterans Park has forced its dedication back eight months. Formerly expected...
August 16, 2017 - 5:35pm
December 31, 2016
2016 Person of the Year: Overweg dedicated to public safety
Being the chief of Public Safety isn't always easy. But to many, Lyndon Overweg makes it look simple. At the helm of Mitchell's Public Safety...
December 31, 2016 - 7:00am
May 12, 2016
Mitchell's chief of public safety to run for Special Olympics
Lyndon Overweg, chief of public safety in Mitchell, will participate in the 28th annual S.D. Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run. Overweg will be running at 8 a.m. Tuesday in Mitchell. He will be running from the Department of Public Safety building to the Corn Palace on North...
May 12, 2016 - 6:19pm
October 17, 2015
New sign shines for school crossing guards
Ron Wright loves the new sign he uses as the crossing guard at Gertie Belle Rogers Elementary School in Mitchell. "It has flashing lights and...
October 17, 2015 - 9:10am
August 18, 2013
OVERWEG: Practice safe driving as school year starts
With school starting in the near future, I would like to remind drivers of several driving-related safety issues. The first area of concern is stop signs. South Dakota law states that a driver must come to a complete stop at a stop sign. We too often cite drivers who come to a stop...
August 18, 2013 - 4:28pm
January 13, 2011
Armed officers watch Thune event
Sen. John Thune said he enjoys the culture and tradition in South Dakota politics, where people feel free to walk right up to their elected representatives. That...
January 13, 2011 - 12:21am
October 30, 2010
Halloween safety important, but some say irrational fears abound
Sunday brings the day of ghosts and goblins, candy gorging and all-out youthful fun known as Halloween. But over the years, a holiday that used...
October 30, 2010 - 12:05am
September 11, 2010
Overweg talks about 9/11
Lyndon Overweg, Mitchell chief of public safety, gives a speech Friday at the James Valley Community Center about going to New York to help other...
September 11, 2010 - 12:15am
August 21, 2010
Area counties get $400,779 in Homeland Security cash
Davison County Emergency Management Director Jim Montgomery announced recently that area counties have been awarded $400,779 in federal Department of Homeland Security grants for 2010. Davison County is the lead agency for Region 5, an eight-county area that also includes Aurora,...
August 21, 2010 - 12:10am
July 16, 2010
City seeks grant for problem speeding locations
The top public safety official in Mitchell is awaiting word on a grant that, if received, would allow officers to provide extra time and attention to five areas of the city known for high rates of speeding drivers. "We'll know more in a couple of months," said Lyndon Overweg, Mitchell...
July 16, 2010 - 12:05am
March 24, 2010
Search for missing man to resume
Authorities plan to resume the search today for a man who jumped into the floodwaters of the James River along Shanard Road in an attempt to...
March 24, 2010 - 8:03am
March 20, 2010
Officials say new rule for dispatchers could cost more money
A new requirement for 911 call centers to have at least two dispatchers on duty has some area officials wondering how they will comply with and pay for it. The requirement will take effect if 911 surcharges are increased by legislators. Because the surcharges have not increased since...
March 20, 2010 - 12:05am
June 5, 2009
Lawmakers: Cell-phone restrictions could be coming to South Dakota
As other states begin passing cell-phone laws, South Dakota lawmakers say they won't be surprised if legislation to ban or limit the use of cellular phones while driving arises again in the next state legislative session. "I do feel that there will be somebody that will bring...
June 5, 2009 - 7:49am