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2018 candidates take questions in Mitchell
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Sisseton man sent to prison for scamming cattle ranchers
A 320-pound woman sat on a little girl as a punishment and killed her, authorities say
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Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Drought takes toll on row crop production in South Dakota
Moon break: Covered wagon ride a harvest tradition
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DWU volleyball team downs Mount Marty
Two Golden Eagles set for state cross country meet
Mavericks take fourth in Fargo, finish season sixth in region
Kernel softball honored on all-state teams
MCM's Evans to speak at Mitchell QB Club
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Virginia "Ginny" Scheller
Darleen Baumiller Zangle
Beatrice "Betty" Behrend
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
NOEM: South Dakota's generations of grit
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THUNE: South Dakota's unofficial October holiday
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Trespass? There's a ticket for that
Malia Elle Manmano
Hill-Zens five generations
March 5, 2017
Man pleads guilty to failing help boy who died of abuse
RAPID CITY (AP) — A South Dakota man has pleaded guilty to failing to help an abused boy, then concealing his death from authorities. Forty-four-year-old Mitchell Wisecarver admitted in federal court Friday that he knew his wife, Lori Wisecarver, had been physically abusing 2-year-old...
March 5, 2017 - 4:30pm
March 2, 2017
Pediatrician charges with sexually abusing children
RAPID CITY (AP) — A pediatrician formerly with the Indian Health Service on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is facing federal charges of sexually abusing minors. Sixty-eight-year-old Stanley Weber pleaded not guilty to charges Wednesday in U.S. District Court and has been released...
March 2, 2017 - 11:43am
February 22, 2017
Woman charged in reservation death accepts plea deal
RAPID CITY (AP) — A woman charged with killing a woman on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota has agreed to plead guilty to murder charges. Twenty-four-year-old Elizabeth Ann LeBeau has signed an agreement with prosecutors that allows her to plead guilty to second-degree...
February 22, 2017 - 11:15am
February 18, 2017
Pine Ridge reservation sees spike in homicides
PINE RIDGE (AP) — FBI data shows homicides on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation nearly doubled in 2016 from the previous year. Police officers are also worried after seeing that five of the 17 homicides last year involved firearms, while there were no firearm-related killings the...
February 18, 2017 - 1:27pm
February 13, 2017
Group targets beer stores near Native American reservation
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A faith ministry in Nebraska has started a fundraising campaign to buy out four stores that sell millions of cans of beer each year in a tiny village next to a South Dakota Indian reservation plagued by alcoholism. The Lakota Hope street ministry in Whiteclay...
February 13, 2017 - 6:05pm
Homicides on Pine Ridge reservation nearly doubled in 2016
RAPID CITY (AP) — The number of homicides on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation nearly doubled in 2016. Data from the FBI shows there were 17 homicides in 2016, compared with nine in 2015. In addition, authorities have expressed concern because five of the homicides in 2016 involved...
February 13, 2017 - 11:27am
February 11, 2017
DWU Culver's Classic: Rentz 3-pointer lifts Dell Rapids over St. Thomas More
Carson Rentz's nailed a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift Dell Rapids to a 53-51 boys basketball win over St. Thomas More at the DWU/Culver's Classic...
February 11, 2017 - 4:27pm
February 4, 2017
DWU Classic pairings released
Pairings for the 8th Annual DWU/Culver’s Classic were released Saturday morning. For the second year, the classic will open with four girls'...
February 4, 2017 - 9:56am
January 7, 2017
IHS: Pine Ridge hospital off 'immediate jeopardy' status
PIERRE (AP) — The Indian Health Service says an embattled South Dakota reservation hospital has made improvements after being found in violation of quality care standards. IHS, the agency that administers the hospital on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, announced Friday that the...
January 7, 2017 - 10:27am
January 4, 2017
Father pleads guilty in toddler's death
PINE RIDGE (AP) — A Pine Ridge man accused of killing his young son has pleaded guilty in an agreement with federal prosecutors. James Shangreaux accepted a plea deal and entered the plea to a reduced charge of felony child abuse and neglect Tuesday. The Rapid City Journal says...
January 4, 2017 - 1:51pm
December 20, 2016
Woman pleads not guilty in slaying on Pine Ridge Reservation
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Pine Ridge woman accused of concealing information in a fatal shooting on the Pine Ridge Reservation has pleaded not guilty. Thirty-year-old Tiffanee Garnier is accused of having knowledge of the slaying of Vincent Brewer III on Oct. 16 and not reporting it to...
December 20, 2016 - 10:22am
Air Force vet Meersman named Pine Ridge Hospital CEO
PINE RIDGE (AP) — The Indian Health Service says a new CEO has joined an embattled government-run hospital on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Mark Meersman will be responsible for managing all administrative and health care activities at Pine Ridge Hospital. His appointment...
December 20, 2016 - 10:17am
December 19, 2016
Man accused in reservation slaying pleads not guilty
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Colorado man accused of killing a woman on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in September has pleaded not guilty. Thirty-four-year-old Orlando de Macias is charged with second-degree murder in the Sept. 29 death of 34-year-old Annie Colhoff. Authorities...
December 19, 2016 - 11:03am
Volunteer group helps stranded drivers on reservations
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The temperature was around zero when Rish Little Moon's vehicle slid off an icy road and into a snowdrift about two miles away from her home on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. She considered walking along the road in pitch-dark conditions, but...
December 19, 2016 - 10:56am
December 17, 2016
Embattled reservation hospital fails inspection again
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — An embattled government-run hospital whose leadership had promised to significantly improve its operation has again been found in violation of quality-of-care standards. The Indian Health Service, which administers the hospital on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian...
December 17, 2016 - 10:11am