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Lawyer says state has a "compelling interest" to reduce appearance of corruption via IM 22
Alpena, Huron men arrested on meth charges
SDRS trustees propose big retirement reforms
Winner woman, former educator pleads not guilty to striking student
Audit questions tribe's spending of $1.4M in grant money
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Baruth, Saginaw Valley ranked No. 1 in nation
Greenway named Vikings Community Man of the Year
Mesman leads Class A all-state first team
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Flyers top Trojans
Second half dooms Mitchell Christian in season-opener
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Lila J. Steiber
HAGEN: Time for more teddy bears
Fighting for What Matters
Lest we forget
OUR VIEW: A win for transparency
Preparing for a lean year
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
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
September 3, 2015
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe hires 2 tribal police officers
FLANDREAU (AP) — Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe officials have hired two police officers and signed a mutual aid agreement with Moody County following their decision to end a policing agreement with the city of Flandreau. The Argus Leader reports that under the agreement with...
September 3, 2015 - 3:31pm
August 14, 2015
Belle Fourche police chief pushes for higher officer wages
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — The police chief in Belle Fourche (foosh) says he would rather have fewer but better-paid officers on the force. Chief Scott Jones this week offered to surrender one of 11 officer positions to allow for higher salaries for the remaining officers. The Black...
August 14, 2015 - 3:20pm
August 13, 2015
Sioux Falls mayor picks assistant police chief to lead force
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether has appointed Assistant Police Chief Matt Burns to lead the force when longtime chief Doug Barthel retires. Barthel recently announced he's stepping down in October, after more than 12 years at the helm of the police department...
August 13, 2015 - 3:20pm
August 6, 2015
Seized money aids in purchase of body cameras for Mitchell Police
The Mitchell Police Division will soon have enough body cameras for all of its patrol officers. A $9,980 grant from the state of South Dakota to purchase about 20 body cameras was awarded to the city's Department of Public Safety.
August 6, 2015 - 4:23pm
July 10, 2015
LETTER: Setting the record straight
To the Editor: I recently went to Dollar tree in Mitchell on a Wednesday. Friday, a Mitchell police officer came to my door. It took three days so the Dollar Tree employees could make sure they all had the same story for the police. The officer said the Dollar Tree employee and...
July 10, 2015 - 1:39pm
July 1, 2015
U.S. Justice Dept. cites missteps by police during Ferguson unrest
Police responding to race-related protests and riots in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer made a series of missteps, including antagonizing crowds...
July 1, 2015 - 12:34pm
June 17, 2015
Mitchell man charged with vehicle theft
An arrest has been made in the case of a stolen vehicle and short pursuit in Mitchell earlier this month. Daniel Lee Nguyen, 27, of Mitchell, was arrested and charged with possession of stolen property and eluding a law enforcement officer. The charges stem from a June 6 incident...
June 17, 2015 - 12:46pm
June 16, 2015
Family: Neugebauer has been located and is safe
A Mitchell woman who was reported missing has been located, according to her family. Bridget Louise Neugebauer, 42, of Mitchell, contacted...
June 16, 2015 - 3:39pm
June 15, 2015
Mitchell woman reported missing
A Mitchell woman has been reported missing by members of her family. Bridget Louise Neugebauer was reportedly last seen on Friday, June 12...
June 15, 2015 - 5:28pm
June 8, 2015
Police: Man wanted after pursuit involving possible stolen vehicle
Mitchell authorities are looking for a man who allegedly used a stolen vehicle during a short pursuit Saturday evening in Mitchell. The incident started around 5 p.m. Saturday evening when police were called to the Siesta Motel at 1210 W. Havens Ave., regarding a domestic dispute...
June 8, 2015 - 12:33pm
Blurry lines between bikers, police clubs draw concern
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Police officers and outlaw biker gangs often stand on common ground. Both attract the young and adventurous who value order, discipline and brotherhood. And on weekends tens of thousands of cops routinely trade their cruisers and badges for choppers and club...
June 8, 2015 - 9:56am
May 21, 2015
Police dog receives 'Shadow' name from students
Mitchell students have given their input, and Mitchell's new police service dog will be named "Shadow." After a naming contest was held for...
May 21, 2015 - 5:15pm