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Woman arrested after driving into White House barrier was convicted last year of trying to climb fence
Six injured in Friday crash near Alexandria
South Dakota Supreme Court: warrant needed for urine sample
House passes one-subject mandate for constitutional changes
Mission couple plead not guilty to wire fraud
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card
Sioux Falls teacher requests special brain cancer treatment
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
place a business brief
State climatologist: 'Prepare for another drought year'
Eager about agriculture
Customers are the 'backbone' of Blue Bird Locker
A fondness for farming
Farmers have highest suicide rate of all occupations
Streak snapped! Mitchell ends 42-game losing streak in home thriller
Area basketball roundup: Freeman girls advance to Round of 16
Chamberlain duo eyeing top finishes
Class B wrestling roundup: Howard second, Winner in third after first day
Havlik, Max advance to semis for Kernels
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Wayne H. Bracha
Patrick Raymond Bowar
JoAnn Mavis Thompson (nee Evenson)
LETTER: Assault guns need to go
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
KLUMB: Looking into lunch shaming
HEINERT: Crossover Day approaches
OPINION: Finding the way to college
Wiltz: Give some thought to loading your own ammo
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
April 13, 2017
FBI investigating reservation shooting involving police
KYLE (AP) — The FBI says it's investigating a shooting on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in which a man died during an exchange of gunfire...
April 13, 2017 - 10:58am
April 12, 2017
Guilty plea expected in fatal reservation crash
RAPID CITY (AP) — Court documents show a former corrections officer plans to plead guilty in a fatal distracted driving case on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. As part of a plea agreement with prosecutors, Sophia Janis, of Porcupine, has admitted to killing 58-year-old Theresa...
April 12, 2017 - 11:27am
April 7, 2017
US attorney opening office on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
PINE RIDGE (AP) — The U.S. attorney for South Dakota is opening an office on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation as part of a partnership among tribal, state and federal authorities to combat gun violence there. U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler says that starting next week, his attorneys...
April 7, 2017 - 1:44pm
March 30, 2017
Suspect pleads not guilty in fatal shooting in Pine Ridge
RAPID CITY (AP) — A suspect in the fatal shooting of a Pine Ridge man in October has pleaded not guilty to a first-degree murder charge. Twenty-three-year-old Myles Tuttle is accused in the death of 29-year-old Vincent Brewer III. He entered his plea Wednesday in federal court in...
March 30, 2017 - 10:50am
March 28, 2017
Guilty plea entered in fatal stabbing on SD reservation
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Wanblee man has pleaded guilty in a fatal stabbing on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Leon Between Lodges admitted stabbing Leonard Sitting Up with a knife last May after the victim and his friends drove by the defendant's house and shouted comments which...
March 28, 2017 - 12:04pm
March 10, 2017
Pine Ridge woman pleads guilty in strangling death
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Pine Ridge woman has pleaded guilty in the strangling death of another woman on the Indian reservation. Twenty-four-year-old Elizabeth Ann LeBeau pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and admitted to holding down Emily Bluebird's hands as she was being strangled...
March 10, 2017 - 3:10pm
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