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Woman arrested after driving into White House barrier was convicted last year of trying to climb fence
Six injured in Friday crash near Alexandria
South Dakota Supreme Court: warrant needed for urine sample
House passes one-subject mandate for constitutional changes
Mission couple plead not guilty to wire fraud
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card
Sioux Falls teacher requests special brain cancer treatment
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
place a business brief
State climatologist: 'Prepare for another drought year'
Eager about agriculture
Customers are the 'backbone' of Blue Bird Locker
A fondness for farming
Farmers have highest suicide rate of all occupations
Streak snapped! Mitchell ends 42-game losing streak in home thriller
Area basketball roundup: Freeman girls advance to Round of 16
Chamberlain duo eyeing top finishes
Class B wrestling roundup: Howard second, Winner in third after first day
Havlik, Max advance to semis for Kernels
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Wayne H. Bracha
Patrick Raymond Bowar
JoAnn Mavis Thompson (nee Evenson)
LETTER: Assault guns need to go
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
KLUMB: Looking into lunch shaming
HEINERT: Crossover Day approaches
OPINION: Finding the way to college
Wiltz: Give some thought to loading your own ammo
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
June 22, 2017
Three truck drivers arrested for bringing drugs into Mitchell
Three semi truck drivers were arrested recently after law enforcement allegedly found drugs in their vehicles while they traveled into Mitchell....
June 22, 2017 - 2:04pm
June 13, 2017
Rapper Chief Keef accused of drug possession in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Chicago rapper Chief Keef has been arrested in South Dakota, accused of drug possession. The rapper, whose legal name is...
June 13, 2017 - 8:41am
June 8, 2017
Prisoners smoke joints, show off phones in prison videos
Nashville, TN -- A video posted on the Facebook page of a Tennessee prisoner shows him wearing a mask and smoking from a makeshift bong while...
June 8, 2017 - 11:22am
May 24, 2017
South Dakota jury find consultant not guilty in pot case
FLANDREAU (AP) — A South Dakota jury on Wednesday cleared a consultant on trial for drug charges after he helped an American Indian tribe pursue a marijuana resort on tribal land. Eric Hagen, a consultant who worked with the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe, had faced charges of conspiracy...
May 24, 2017 - 1:55pm
The Latest: Jury weighs case of tribe's marijuana consultant
FLANDREAU (AP) — The Latest the South Dakota drug trial of marijuana consultant Eric Hagen: 11:20 a.m. A South Dakota jury is weighing the case of a man who faces drug charges for helping an American Indian tribe that sought to develop a marijuana resort. Closing arguments took...
May 24, 2017 - 1:08pm
May 23, 2017
Man testifies in his own trial in marijuana resort case
FLANDREAU (AP) — A man on trial for his alleged role in a marijuana grow operation on the Flandreau Santee Sioux Reservation has testified...
May 23, 2017 - 6:04pm
May 22, 2017
Marijuana among used clothing donated to Maplewood store
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (AP) — Workers sifting through some donations at a Maplewood used clothing store got quite a surprise. Among the clothing donated to the Once Upon a Child store recently was more than 100 grams of marijuana neatly divided into separate little plastic bags. The Argus...
May 22, 2017 - 10:15am
May 15, 2017
Argus Leader reporter subpoenaed in tribal marijuana case
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Prosecutors plan to call a Sioux Falls Argus Leader reporter as a witness in a trial related to a marijuana operation that...
May 15, 2017 - 11:17am
May 12, 2017
Two charged with distributing marijuana near Mitchell park
Two Mitchell residents face felony charges after allegedly distributing marijuana in a drug-free zone. Michael Wilson, 31, and Larissa Hopkins,...
May 12, 2017 - 5:05pm
April 24, 2017
Felonies dismissed for man once acquitted of murder, admits to having marijuana
A Mitchell man acquitted of murder pleaded guilty to possessing marijuana as felony charges were dismissed. Donald McDougal, 51, of Mitchell,...
April 24, 2017 - 10:22am
April 22, 2017
Backers of marijuana measures to launch push for 2018 ballot
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Supporters of a pair of ballot measures that would legalize medical and recreational marijuana in South Dakota plan to launch their push Saturday to get on the ballot in 2018. Backers of the South Dakota effort would have to submit nearly 14,000 valid signatures...
April 22, 2017 - 10:22am
April 18, 2017
SD Highway Patrol announces major heroin bust near Rapid City
RAPID CITY — South Dakota Highway Patrol seized 1.7 pounds of heroin, a bag of marijuana and nearly $27,000 in cash and checks near Rapid City...
April 18, 2017 - 2:34pm
April 14, 2017
Canada introduces bill to legalize recreational marijuana
OTTAWA - Canada was on track to legalize recreational marijuana by July 2018 after the government put forward legislation on Thursday, April...
April 14, 2017 - 8:19am
April 7, 2017
South Dakota cannabis backers see hope in North Dakota vote
PIERRE (AP) — Medical marijuana supporters who came up empty at the South Dakota Legislature and ballot box are emboldened to try again after an overwhelming vote in North Dakota to make cannabis available to patients there. Backers of the South Dakota effort hope to soon gather...
April 7, 2017 - 1:46pm
March 28, 2017
Jackley: Legal pot proposal could be unconstitutional
A proposed measure to make marijuana legal in South Dakota could be unconstitutional, said the state's attorney general. South Dakota Attorney...
March 28, 2017 - 5:23pm