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President Trump reportedly drinks 12 cans of Diet Coke each day. Is that healthy?
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Republicans considering bumping corporate rate to 21 percent in tax plan as deal nears
Federal authorities file terrorism charges against New York bombing suspect, say he taunted Trump first
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6-year-old made $11 million in one year reviewing toys on YouTube
Bankruptcies filed between Nov. 30 and Dec. 6
ND farmer debarred from temporary ag worker program
South Dakota to assist workers laid off from plant
What is Bitcoin? How can I buy it? A simple Q&A for Bitcoin beginners
place a business brief
10 gift ideas for the farm families on your Christmas list
SD farmers look at marketing options at Growing On
Why North Dakota farmers are raising more sheep
Folding for the less fortunate
Spink County rancher pays government for false drought claim
Traxler: Seven-game win streak has Jacks on brink of Frisco trip
Moller claims doubles title at Sioux Falls event
DWU's Adams named AFCA All-American
Area basketball roundup: Jaguars knock down Cowgirls
Week of Dec. 11 S.D. Prep Media basketball polls
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Tips to keep trim this holiday season
Mitchell Food Pantry feeds the community
Wizards of Winter to take fans on musical journey
John R. Uken
Logan Cole Horkey
Linda Kay Hafner
Richard Philip "Bucky" Korzan
Eunice Marie Carlson
Commentary: Netflix's 'creepy' tweet reminds us all how closely it's watching us
OUR VIEW: Keep an open mind about the restoration of Lake Mitchell
Weary of the internet, I went back to mail. 108 letters later, here's what I learned.
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: State budget is like a blizzard forecast
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
BRAD DOKKEN: Despite no deer, muzzleloader hunt offers more fun than frustration
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Happy 75th Birthday, Vernon Kraft!
April 14, 2014
Jury deliberating in McVay death sentencing trial
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls jury is deliberating to decide whether a mentally ill man should be sentenced to death for killing a woman as part of a plot to assassinate President Barack Obama. The panel of seven men and five women on Monday began deliberations in the case...
April 14, 2014 - 6:38pm
April 12, 2014
Dead child’s mother in prison for aggravated assault
CHAMBERLAIN — The mother of Mason Naser was not present for the trial that convicted Donika Gonzales of manslaughter and aggravated assault because she is in prison. Angelina Walters, 29, Mason Naser’s mother, is in the South Dakota State Women’s Prison for an aggravated...
April 12, 2014 - 9:27pm
April 9, 2014
Pediatrician calls Naser "a battered child"
CHAMBERLAIN — A pediatrician testified Wednesday that the pattern and number of bruises on Mason Naser were "very concerning" and not those suffered in normal child activities. "He was a battered child," said Dr. Nancy Free, a board certified pediatrician and medical director...
April 9, 2014 - 10:45pm
April 8, 2014
Coroner says child had scars all over body
CHAMBERLAIN -- Four-year-old Mason Naser's liver and pancreas were severely injured due to blunt force trauma, which caused him to bleed internally, according to expert testimony Tuesday. The trial of Donika Gonzales continued Tuesday at the Brule County Courthouse. She is accused...
April 8, 2014 - 9:50pm
Defense in Pierre shooting case can survey public
PIERRE (AP) — Lawyers of a 17-year-old boy accused of murder have received permission to conduct a public survey on the trial. The survey may influence whether the boy's lawyers seek to change the trial's venue. The trial of Braiden McCahren of Pierre is currently set for...
April 8, 2014 - 5:43pm
2nd appeal denied in Pierre teen shooting case
17-year-old will be tried as an adult at a trial scheduled for June.
April 8, 2014 - 8:16am
April 7, 2014
Recording shows woman admitted to abusing child in death case
CHAMBERLAIN -- Donika Gonzales admitted to law enforcement in February 2013 that she abused 4-year-old Mason Naser for wetting his pants, a recording showed Monday during a trial in Brule County. The recording was from an interview conducted by the South Dakota Division of Criminal...
April 7, 2014 - 8:23pm
April 4, 2014
Doctor testifies: Child had no signs of life
Four-year-old boy had needle marks in the crooks of both arms.
April 4, 2014 - 7:52pm
April 3, 2014
Jury selection ends in Gonzales trial
CHAMBERLAIN -- Jury selection concluded Thursday in the trial of a Gann Valley woman. Donika Gonzales, 23, is accused of beating a 4-year-old child to death in February 2013. Attorneys will begin the trial with opening statements this morning at the Brule County Courthouse....
April 3, 2014 - 5:52pm
Gregory man pleads not guilty in infant son's death
GREGORY -- A Gregory man accused of shaking his infant son to death has pleaded not guilty to several charges, including murder. Adam Bruns,...
April 3, 2014 - 5:32pm
April 2, 2014
Jury to weigh death penalty in Sioux Falls murder case
James McVay, 43, pleaded guilty but mentally ill to murder for the 2011 stabbing of 75-year-old Maybelle Schein. McVay said he killed Schein and stole her car as part of his plot to drive to Washington and kill the president.
April 2, 2014 - 5:02pm
Jury selection to run through today
CHAMBERLAIN -- Approximately 200 people have been called in for jury selection for a trial of a Gann Valley woman. Donika Gonzales, 23, is accused of beating a young boy to death in February 2013. Gonzales was the caretaker of the 4-year-old child and is accused of abusing him...
April 2, 2014 - 6:48am
March 25, 2014
Safety discussed in wake of Sioux Falls homicide
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Residents want to boost safety in their Sioux Falls neighborhood after a woman was killed there. A Monday night meeting of the Garfield Neighborhood Watch program that was organized just a year ago drew about 50 people — twice the normal turnout. "We...
March 25, 2014 - 10:39am
March 24, 2014
Trial set for Rapid City man accused of killing ex-girlfriend
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities have scheduled the jury trial for a western South Dakota man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and her unborn child. The trial of 32-year-old Michael Young is expected to begin Aug. 12. He has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and fetal...
March 24, 2014 - 8:09pm
March 20, 2014
Police: suspect drove Sioux Falls homicide victim's vehicle
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Police in Sioux Falls say the suspect in the homicide of a woman who was found dead over the weekend took her vehicle from her home, drove it and later returned it to the area. Authorities are seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect in the death...
March 20, 2014 - 5:47pm