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18-year-old Bridgewater woman sustains serious injuries in I-90 crash
Locals brainstorm best uses for Mitchell Recreation Center
Platte man injured in Lake Andes crash
Sheriff's offices understaffed around SD
Opposing sides make case for, against campaign finance reform measure
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Area prep volleyball roundup: Heath pushes Colome past Thunder
Kernels cut down Lynx in four sets
Tiger notebook: J-Back spot brings versatility to DWU offense
Athlete of the week: Donald doing it all for WiLdKats
Mitchell splits with Watertown
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Ida C. Rowe
Julie L. Lang
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
May 23, 2016
OUR VIEW: Coping training should be requirement for law enforcement
Signing up to be a law enforcement officer means signing up for a job filled with stress. Well documented are police brutality and officer-involved shootings around the country that draw national attention. These incidents cause racial tension and can raise questions as to why one...
May 23, 2016 - 5:17pm
May 18, 2016
Officers honored, remembered in SD
The marshal walked into the saloon, asked the owner to close for the night and was immediately shot dead — on the day he planned to retire....
May 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
Man found dead in Highland Mall
No one is in danger in connection to a situation being investigated at the Highland Mall in Mitchell, according to Assistant Police Chief Mike...
May 18, 2016 - 2:06pm
January 25, 2016
South Dakota city police chief by day, bagpiper by night
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Dave Kull has worked in law enforcement for nearly four decades, so perhaps it's no surprise that his musical instrument of choice is one embraced by fire and police brotherhoods for more than a century and a half. By day, Kull serves as the chief of police of...
January 25, 2016 - 1:05pm
December 2, 2015
New body camera docking stations a 'huge benefit'
It's not Christmas yet, but Mitchell police are already enjoying a gift to the department: two body camera docking stations. "It's been a...
December 2, 2015 - 5:11pm
October 20, 2015
Officials thank Palace City Lions for 'commendable' donation
The Palace City Lions Club is doing its part to keep Mitchell safe. The local organization presented Mitchell Chief of Public Safety Lyndon Overweg with a check for $7,000 at Monday's City Council meeting in City Hall. Palace City Lions President Craig Bennett and a contingent...
October 20, 2015 - 8:12am
October 19, 2015
Palace City Lions Club to present $7,000 to Mitchell Public Safety
The Palace City Lions Club will present a donation of $7,000 to the city's Department of Public Safety at today's City Council meeting. The donation will take place at during the council's regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Council Chambers in City Hall. The donation comes after the...
October 19, 2015 - 8:51am
October 13, 2015
Davison Co. gets grant for body cameras
Each Davison County Sheriff's Officer will now have an extra eye on crime. The Davison County Commission approved a $5,031.60 grant during its regular meeting on Tuesday in the North Offices that would allow the county sheriff's office to purchase eight head-worn cameras for the...
October 13, 2015 - 6:19pm
October 10, 2015
Citizens’ Academy learns about search and seizure, crime scenes
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is another story in an ongoing series following the 10-week Police Academy by the Mitchell Department of Public Safety. The...
October 10, 2015 - 10:12am
October 9, 2015
Officer-involved shootings spike in 2015
South Dakota is seeing an unprecedented blast of officer-involved shootings this year. An officer-involved shooting, as they're labeled by the...
October 9, 2015 - 6:03pm
October 2, 2015
Police division working to get body camera issue corrected
Like any piece of equipment, a police officer's body worn camera can potentially fail. A report issued earlier this week said Mitchell Police Officer Russell Stevenson's body camera that he was wearing was not recording when he shot and killed Curtis Meyer while the two were struggling...
October 2, 2015 - 10:05am
October 1, 2015
Wagner official rescues and adopts animal found gasping for life
WAGNER — Notorious at the Wagner Police Department for her playful nature and kindheartedness is a dog with a story that has captured the...
October 1, 2015 - 8:41am
September 24, 2015
Police, ambulance respond to student death at DWU
A 19-year-old Dakota Wesleyan University student found dead Wednesday was described as "a high-character kid" by his basketball coach. Beau...
September 24, 2015 - 8:22am
September 14, 2015
Spearfish police officers now equipped with body cameras
SPEARFISH (AP) — Police in Spearfish are now equipped with body cameras but the chief says they're not a response to the nationwide push for the devices. Spearfish Police Chief Pat Rotert tells the Black Hills Pioneer his officers have used audio recording devices for decades....
September 14, 2015 - 1:38pm
September 5, 2015
Small towns improving on officer retainment
Police officers aren't running from the law in small towns anymore. According to some police chiefs in southeastern South Dakota, retaining...
September 5, 2015 - 10:10pm