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NTSB report reveals Wisconsin teens 'waving' at people before plane crash
Pierre restaurant fire deemed electrical in nature
Game, Fish and Parks: Don't bring fireworks to state parks
White Lake superintendent hopes building project will draw more families to district
Wednesday need-to-know: 5 stories
UPS to freeze pensions for 70,000 nonunion workers to cut costs
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Farm groups applaud withdrawal of WOTUS rule
Dry conditions continue impacting South Dakota farmers
Continued improvements showcased at Sanborn Co. 4-H arena
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
Legion baseball roundup: Tabor sweeps visiting Jags
Mitchell's Nelson improving on camp circuit
Dannenbring wins local youth golf event in Sioux Falls
Former Augie standout Schilling to coach Lancers
Miscues doom Post 18 against Brandon Valley
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Mary Jane Kiner
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
OPINION: Infringing on your property rights
OPINION: Lead legislator leads on public notice law
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Wiltz: The need-to-know on SD's deer seasons
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Bob & Anna Graumann
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