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DWU Freshman Food Drive brings in 3,400 pounds of non-perishables for local food pantry
Mitchell teachers awarded grants on first day of school
Judd Hoos to kick off Corn Palace concerts
UPDATE: 10-year-old boy from Geddes identified in fatal crash
Wind project meeting draws a large crowd to Avon gym
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.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
South Dakota milk production up 6 percent in July
Wahlen ready to orchestrate Kernel offense
Winner ready to repeat
Canistota football team ready for 9AA challenge
Inaugural Kernel Bowl set to be a success
Thursday's volleyball match is Booster Club night
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
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
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
UPDATE: 10-year-old boy from Geddes identified in fatal crash
November 12, 2015
Officers say marks not consistent with suicide
Two Mitchell police officers believe the marks on Janie McDougal's neck after her death are not consistent with suicide. In the opening day...
November 12, 2015 - 7:53pm
November 10, 2015
Jury selected for Davison Co. murder trial
A 12-member jury with three alternate jurors was selected Monday for a murder trial set to start this week in Mitchell. The trial is scheduled...
November 10, 2015 - 12:04pm
November 8, 2015
Murder trial to begin Monday in Mitchell
On Monday, Davison County will see its first jury trial for a suspected murderer since 2006. Donald McDougal, 50, of Mitchell, was accused...
November 8, 2015 - 4:07pm
October 21, 2015
Man accused of killing roommate on trial in Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) — A man accused of fatally stabbing his roommate is on trial in Rapid City. A jury was seated Tuesday in the trial of 21-year-old Samuel Tyburec, who's accused of killing 25-year-old roommate Matthew Wassenaar in May by stabbing him in the back five times. Tyburec...
October 21, 2015 - 2:44pm
October 15, 2015
Federal judge testifies on allegations of improper plea deal
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge in North Dakota took a new seat in the courtroom Wednesday when he was called to testify over allegations that he promised a Bismarck attorney "favors" if he agreed to defend a man who was eventually convicted of murder and drug conspiracy charges. U.S....
October 15, 2015 - 5:02pm
Murder suspect seeks to suppress police interview video
RAPID CITY (AP) — The attorney for a Rapid City murder suspect is seeking to keep video of police interviews out of Michael Hand's trial. Nineteen-year-old Hand has pleaded not guilty and not guilty by reason of insanity to second-degree murder in the July 2014 death of 47-year-old...
October 15, 2015 - 4:49pm
October 8, 2015
Attorney for Lead murder suspect wants evidence suppressed
DEADWOOD (AP) — The attorney for a Lead man accused of killing a woman is seeking to have some evidence disallowed at trial. The Rapid City Journal reports that defense attorney Ellery Grey maintains police violated the rights of 44-year-old James Rogers Jr. when they searched...
October 8, 2015 - 2:43pm
October 4, 2015
Filmmaker pursues lifelong dream of making horror movie
Near the corner of an abandoned two-story farmhouse, a cluster of actors and technicians stand silent and still on the matted, overgrown grass....
October 4, 2015 - 5:16pm
September 29, 2015
Sioux Falls man on trial for allegedly killing girlfriend
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls man accused of stabbing his girlfriend 14 times and killing her is on trial. Michael Martinez is charged with second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter in the July 2014 death of 21-one-year-old Beverly Guerra. Authorities allege he...
September 29, 2015 - 2:45pm
September 24, 2015
Lyman County women indicted in murder case
OACOMA — A woman charged with second-degree murder and her alleged accomplice were indicted Wednesday by a grand jury. Whitney Turney, 27, and Dayna Wells, 27, both of Oacoma, were indicted by a Lyman County grand jury for the death of Calvin Shields , which occurred on Sept. 4,...
September 24, 2015 - 9:26am
September 16, 2015
Suspect in fatal Rapid City stabbing wins pretrial request
RAPID CITY (AP) — A judge will allow testimony about an alleged outburst by the victim of a fatal Rapid City stabbing during the trial of the suspect. Twenty-one-year-old Samuel Tyburec is accused of killing roommate Matthew Wassenaar in May by stabbing him in the back five...
September 16, 2015 - 1:19pm
September 11, 2015
Prosecutor mulling death penalty in Lead stabbing death
DEADWOOD (AP) — The Lawrence County State's Attorney is still deciding whether to seek the death penalty against a Lead (LEED) man charged in the Aug. 12 stabbing death of a 27-year-old woman. James Lewis Rogers Jr. is charged with one count of first-degree murder in the death...
September 11, 2015 - 12:36pm
September 9, 2015
Former police chief arrested for 2009 death of Bridgewater woman
GREGORY — A former police chief was arrested Wednesday morning on one count of first-degree murder for the 2009 death of his then-fiancee because of “additional evidence.” Russell Bertram, 63, of Sioux Falls, was indicted Tuesday by a Gregory County grand jury on suspicion...
September 9, 2015 - 5:58pm
September 2, 2015
Judge refuses to lower bond for Rapid City murder suspect
RAPID CITY (AP) — A judge has refused to lower bond for a Rapid City woman accused in the stabbing death of her boyfriend. Forty-three-year-old Corinne Vermillion is accused of fatally stabbing 37-year-old Donny Ladeaux in January at a public housing complex in Pennington County...
September 2, 2015 - 2:37pm
Lead man pleads not guilty to stabbing woman to death
LEAD (AP) — A Lead man accused of stabbing a woman to death has pleaded not guilty to murder. Authorities allege 44-year-old James Rogers killed 27-year-old Caitlin Walsh. Her body was found Aug. 17 in an apartment in downtown Lead. Tests indicated she had been dead for five...
September 2, 2015 - 1:35pm