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22-year-old DWU student enters council race
City offices closed, City Council meeting postponed in observance of Presidents' Day
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
Sweden asks the U.S. to explain Trump comment
SpaceX rocket is launched from historic NASA pad in Florida
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Marlin boys fall to Pierre
Tiger baseball team goes 1-3 against Tabor College
Mitchell Ravens win U12 title at Wesleyan Classic
Area high school boys basketball roundup: Friesz scores 30 as Chamberlain outlasts Aberdeen Roncalli in OT
Jackrabbit women topple Fort Wayne
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Florence Irene Moke
Robert Lee Sunderman
Robert Fritz Wegehaupt
Mary Jean Nelson
Charyl E. Saunier
OPINION: The lost year for economy?
LETTER: SD GOP ignores the will of the people
LETTER: The boondoggle of wind energy
LETTER: Speaking out against corruption
LETTER: Don't elect climate deniers
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
May 18, 2016
Huron police discover meth lab during search of home
HURON (AP) — Authorities in Huron say they discovered a meth lab in a home in the southwest part of the city while serving a search warrant. Huron police say officers were evacuated from the home after they discovered the nature of the chemicals on Tuesday. A South Dakota Division...
May 18, 2016 - 1:03pm
May 12, 2016
Man sentenced for dealing 20 pounds of meth in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A man accused of distributing more than 20 pounds of methamphetamine in Sioux Falls has been sentenced to more than 17 years in federal prison. Twenty-eight-year-old Milton Poole III was indicted by a grand jury on a drug conspiracy charge last August. He pleaded...
May 12, 2016 - 11:20am
May 6, 2016
Man given 20 years for conspiracy to distribute meth
RAPID CITY (AP) — U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler says a 38-year-old Rapid City man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Jason Barton was indicted in February 2015 and pleaded guilty to the charge in January 2016. He was sentenced...
May 6, 2016 - 6:32pm
May 2, 2016
Pleas entered in meth-smuggling case at state women's prison
PIERRE (AP) — An inmate at the South Dakota women's prison has been sentenced on methamphetamine-related charges and seven others in the case have entered pleas. Authorities allege that one of the inmates smuggled in the drugs and distributed it to seven other prisoners. Attorney...
May 2, 2016 - 12:52pm
March 29, 2016
OPINION: The fight against meth
On March 6, the United States lost a beloved First Lady. As partner to the most powerful man in the world, First Lady Nancy Reagan chose to devote her time in the White House to a cause that is as relevant today as it was when she announced it 30 years ago. This, of course, is Mrs....
March 29, 2016 - 3:47pm
March 24, 2016
Local tribe 'not anywhere close' to banishment for meth sales
PICKSTOWN—Methamphetamine abuse is widespread problem among South Dakota's American Indian tribes, but a representative of the Cheyenne...
March 24, 2016 - 6:13pm
October 28, 2015
Former SD day care provider sentenced on drug charges
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls woman accused of having methamphetamine at an in-home daycare has been sentenced. Circuit Court Judge Robin Houwman on Wednesday handed 34-year-old Jennifer Darger a 15-year sentence with 10 years suspended. Darger earlier pleaded guilty to...
October 28, 2015 - 6:42pm
July 10, 2015
Cheyenne River tribal council votes to banish meth dealers
EAGLE BUTTE (AP) — The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe plans to dis-enroll and banish for life anyone convicted of dealing, making or trafficking methamphetamine on the reservation. The Argus Leader reports the tribal council this week voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in...
July 10, 2015 - 3:12pm
June 9, 2015
Denver man sentenced to 87 months on federal drug charge
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Denver man has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison on a federal drug charge. Thirty-two-year-old Vincent Rios pleaded guilty in December to conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance. Authorities say Rios conspired with others to distribute...
June 9, 2015 - 11:26am
June 2, 2015
Muth back in jail for alleged probation violations
A Mitchell man sentenced in January for attempting to possess methamphetamine in 2014 has allegedly violated his probation by taking off a patch that monitors drug use. David Muth, 42, is back in jail and appeared in court Tuesday morning at the Davison County Public Safety Center...
June 2, 2015 - 3:33pm
Rise in meth arrests coincides with cuts to drug programs
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The recent resurgence of methamphetamine in South Dakota is at least partly caused by a reduction in programs teaching students about the dangers of the drug, according to experts. Meth-related arrests have more than tripled since funding for youth education...
June 2, 2015 - 11:12am
May 28, 2015
Woman accused of using meth
A Mitchell woman is accused of violating probation by using methamphetamine. Janessa Ekeren, 21, is charged with possession of a controlled substance, which carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. According to court documents, law enforcement...
May 28, 2015 - 4:33pm
Discovery of drugs in store prompts unusual police tactic
MOBRIDGE (AP) — The discovery of a bag of methamphetamine at a ShopKo store in Mobridge prompted an unusual tactic by police. Capt. Al Bohle tells the American News a store employee found the drugs Tuesday. He says the amount isn't being disclosed, but it's more than what a single...
May 28, 2015 - 3:21pm
SD Supreme Court sides with panhandler in stop, frisk case
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court has reversed the conviction of a panhandler who challenged that his arresting officer had no reasonable suspicion to stop and frisk him. Justices on Thursday ruled in the case of Rapid City resident David Walter, who received a three-year...
May 28, 2015 - 3:05pm
May 21, 2015
Mitchell woman accused of using meth
A Mitchell woman is accused of ingesting meth. Catrelle Two Bulls, 25, is indicted for unauthorized ingestion of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, between March 20 and 23, according to court documents. A warrant has been issued for her arrest. Unauthorized ingestion carries...
May 21, 2015 - 4:57pm