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March 29, 2017
Woman who persuaded juveniles in motel fire avoids prison
PIERRE (AP) — A woman accused of convincing three juveniles to start a fire that caused $500,000 to a Pierre motel has avoided prison. A judge has given Tracy St. John a suspended prison sentence, although she will have to spend another three months in jail. The August fire nearly...
March 29, 2017 - 11:52am
Oversight panel says new juvenile commitments have fallen
PIERRE (AP) — An oversight panel that monitors South Dakota's juvenile justice overhaul says that new juvenile commitments to the Department of Corrections have dropped significantly since it passed in 2015. The oversight group's first annual report released Tuesday says that new...
March 29, 2017 - 11:47am
March 22, 2017
Federal agency to reconsider decision on South Dakota EB-5
PIERRE (AP) — A federal immigration agency's appeals office says that the agency must reconsider its decision to end South Dakota's participation in a federal program offering wealthy immigrants visas in return for investments. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' appeals...
March 22, 2017 - 11:36am
March 17, 2017
Upgrades coming for South Dakota's animal research lab
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's animal disease research lab is in line for much-needed renovations and upgrades after Gov. Dennis Daugaard approved creative funding to provide millions of dollars. Daugaard signed legislation Friday to upgrade and expand the Animal Disease Research...
March 17, 2017 - 1:00pm
Pierre mayor opposes Trump call to end rural air subsidies
PIERRE (AP) — The mayor of South Dakota's capital city says President Donald Trump's call to eliminate subsidized air service to rural communities would be a mistake. Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill told The Associated Press that she appreciates efficient government, but that the Essential...
March 17, 2017 - 12:59pm
March 15, 2017
State Rep. returns to Pierre following one-month health scare
State Rep. Lance Carson is glad to be back in Pierre. Following a health scare in which the Mitchell Republican bested both influenza and pneumonia,...
March 15, 2017 - 5:02pm
February 3, 2017
Kernels drop ESD contest to Pierre
PIERRE—It was another tough night offensively for the Mitchell boys basketball team on Friday. The Kernels shot just 29 percent from the...
February 3, 2017 - 10:26pm
February 2, 2017
Kernels' offense struggles in loss to Pierre
The Mitchell Kernels girls basketball team didn't bring enough offense to the Corn Palace on Thursday night. While they played solid defense...
February 2, 2017 - 10:23pm
January 18, 2017
State officials hope ruling moves case to US Supreme Court
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota officials are optimistic that a 1992 Supreme Court ruling saying sales taxes can't be collected from companies not physically present in the state can be overturned.
January 18, 2017 - 11:29am
January 15, 2017
Kernels' Havlik wins Opbroek Invite title
For a second straight year, the Pierre Governors were the kings of the Jerry Opbroek Invitational. But it was a strong showing for the Mitchell...
January 15, 2017 - 8:38pm
January 13, 2017
Opbroek Invitational: Winner Area brings solid lineup to Mitchell
WINNER — Top to bottom, the Winner Area wrestling team has built quite the roster of, well, winners. The team's lineup is filled with wrestlers...
January 13, 2017 - 10:11pm
January 12, 2017
Kernel girls fall at Pierre
PIERRE — The Pierre girls basketball team stayed perfect in the Eastern South Dakota Conference Thursday. The Governors led 13-6 after one quarter and never looked back in a 61-42 win over the Kernels in an ESD contest in Pierre. Mitchell didn't have an answer for guard Hallie...
January 12, 2017 - 11:27pm
Pierre cruises past Mitchell
The offensive woes for the Mitchell boys basketball team were on full display Thursday night. Scoring was slow and tough for the hometown Kernels...
January 12, 2017 - 11:22pm
Senate committee approves bill to make mug shots public
PIERRE (AP) — A state Senate panel is set to consider a bill that would allow authorities to release criminal booking photos to the public. The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to take up the bill Thursday. Panel Chairman Lance Russell says he supports the measure, which...
January 12, 2017 - 12:21pm
January 11, 2017
South Dakota chief justice to give State of Judiciary speech
PIERRE (AP) — The chief justice of the South Dakota Supreme Court is set to deliver an address to a joint session of the Legislature. Chief Justice David Gilbertson's fifteenth State of the Judiciary speech is scheduled for Wednesday. His message will focus on the issues that have...
January 11, 2017 - 11:33am