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ND organic farmer wins USDA appeal after 7 years
NOEM: Sharing our agricultural traditions
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Amateur roundup: Mudcats pick up 3-0 win over Brewers
Huskies' Randall takes medalist honors at Region 3B
Ottawa holds off elimination, sends series to Game 7
Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics
Unbeaten Lynx hold off Sun for 80-78 win
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'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
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Hauser: When Jesus told his disciples they were to be salt, light
THUNE: South Dakota businesses would benefit from pro-growth tax reform
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
Dick and Joan Goetsch
Myron and Margaret Eich
April 27, 2016
Authorities: Meade County man arrested in double homicide
FAITH (AP) — Authorities say a 32-year-old Faith man has been has been arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree murder. Attorney General Marty Jackley and Meade County Sheriff Ron Merwin say in a release that Berton Cole Toavs is charged in the killing of two people...
April 27, 2016 - 11:42am
April 26, 2016
Cock-fighting roosters added to the mystery of the Ohio slayings that left 8 dead
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine won't confirm most of the theories swirling around the small, rural town of Piketon, Ohio - rumors of gang turf wars, Mexican drug cartels and stealthy trained assassins. But the few details he has released in the days since eight people were brutally...
April 26, 2016 - 4:48pm
Woman suspected of being accessory in shooting arrested
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police say a 26-year-old woman has been arrested in Le Mars, Iowa, in connection to a man wanted on a warrant issued in a Sioux Falls homicide. Police spokesman Sam Clemens says the woman was arrested early Tuesday morning on two counts of accessory...
April 26, 2016 - 1:17pm
April 21, 2016
South Dakota high court upholds teen's murder conviction
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a Pierre teenager convicted of killing a classmate. Attorney General Marty Jackley announced the decision on Thursday. The lawyer for 19-year-old Braiden McCahren had argued that his client was been denied...
April 21, 2016 - 1:29pm
March 2, 2016
Man who pleaded guilty to murder wants to withdraw plea
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to murder in Bismarck now wants to withdraw that plea. Mark Butts is accused of stabbing 57-year-old Richard Glover to death in a car in December 2014. In January he pleaded guilty to a lower-level felony murder charge that carries...
March 2, 2016 - 12:23pm
February 25, 2016
Man gets life for raping, killing woman in Sioux Falls home
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls man will spend the rest of his life in prison for raping and killing a Sioux Falls woman in her home. A jury last November convicted 42-year-old Christopher Kryger of first-degree murder, forcible rape and first-degree burglary. He was sentenced...
February 25, 2016 - 3:49pm
Man gets 60-year sentence for killing Sioux Falls girlfriend
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A man who admitted killing his girlfriend in her Sioux Falls home more than a year ago has been sentenced to 60 years in prison. Forty-year-old Timothy Moses reached a plea deal with prosecutors in December. He admitted killing 36-year-old Angel Schroeder on Dec....
February 25, 2016 - 12:56pm
February 23, 2016
Police: Michigan Uber driver admits role in deadly shooting spree
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (Reuters) - A man working as an Uber driver admitted to the fatal weekend shootings of six people in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a...
February 23, 2016 - 11:56am
February 22, 2016
Man gets 35 years for fatally shooting cousin in Rapid City
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting his cousin in Rapid City over Memorial Day weekend last year has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. Twenty-one-year-old Sean Marshall pleaded guilty to manslaughter last month in the death of 22-year-old Charles Metcalf....
February 22, 2016 - 1:00pm
January 29, 2016
State argues infidelity as motive in alleged murder
WINNER — A supposed history of possessive behavior and the knowledge that his fiancee's unborn child wasn't his were motive enough for...
January 29, 2016 - 11:21am
January 17, 2016
Money, tangled relations center of ex-officer's murder case
COLOME (AP) — Everybody knows Russell Bertram in this tiny prairie town of about 300, where the skyline is etched by a grain mill, city hall is the size of a one-bedroom apartment and there's too little traffic to justify a stoplight. The three tables in the back of the only gas...
January 17, 2016 - 1:47pm
December 4, 2015
After murder trial acquittal, McDougal just wants dignity back
After spending 14 months behind bars for a murder charge that a jury later acquitted him of, Donald McDougal just wanted a chocolate milkshake. "I...
December 4, 2015 - 7:41pm
McDougal murder trial costs, fees stack up
Davison County could be on the hook to pay well over $140,000 in fees following a murder trial in which the defendant was acquitted. Donald McDougal, 50, of Mitchell, was found not guilty of first- and second-degree murder and first- and second-degree manslaughter on Nov. 20 following...
December 4, 2015 - 7:36pm
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