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BANDA: Recipes have deep roots for deep traditions
Subsidy cuts could mean 'death spiral' for small airports in upper Midwest
Two injured in separate crashes in Mitchell
Burr Street reconstruction set to start Monday
12 candidates line up for Mitchell City Council seats
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
Selland, Sage, Bartscher named to Class B all-state first team
Oropeza lifts DWU to split with Mount Marty
Mitchell starts season strong
With youth, Golden Eagles track looks to excel
ADs to consider basketball, volleyball postseason plans this week
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Beverly Ann LeBeau
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
June 2, 2016
Authorities rounding up suspects in tristate burglary ring
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities are rounding up suspects in what they say is a burglary ring responsible for stealing tens of thousands of dollars' worth of vehicles, TVs and other items in South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa. Police have arrested three suspects so far. Minnehaha County...
June 2, 2016 - 12:38pm
May 20, 2016
Police: Knife shown, money taken at Sioux Falls casino
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Police say somebody in a black wig and a baseball cap went into a Sioux Falls casino, displayed a knife, took money and left. Sioux Falls police said in a news release that authorities responded Thursday to a robbery at Connexions II Casino. According to police,...
May 20, 2016 - 1:16pm
May 13, 2016
Guns stolen in South Dakota recovered from Colorado suspects
RAPID CITY (AP) — Three handguns stolen from a Rapid City outdoors store in April have been recovered in Colorado after violent crimes. Rapid City police say two of the guns were recovered following a standoff in Lakewood, Colorado, with a suspect in a fatal shooting. The third...
May 13, 2016 - 12:12pm
May 4, 2016
Transient arrested for stealing live lobster from store
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police arrested a 51-year-old transient for allegedly stealing a live lobster from a grocery store. Police spokesman Sam Clemens says the man took the lobster Tuesday afternoon and fled. He didn't make it far — getting arrested in the store's parking...
May 4, 2016 - 1:53pm
April 19, 2016
Air horn theft is crime of the week
Between the hours of 6 p.m. on April 11 and 8 a.m. on April 12, an unknown individual or individuals stole two air horns off of two railroad engines stopped west of 2300 W. Ash in Mitchell. Both air horns are "Nathan" brand. The air horns are valued at approximately $2,000.
April 19, 2016 - 5:16pm
$10,000 worth of jewelry stolen from Wall tourist attraction
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities are searching for suspects in the theft of $10,000 worth of jewelry from a popular tourist attraction in western South Dakota. The Pennington County Sheriff's Office says employees of Wall Drug Store in Wall determined on April 13 that jewelry had been...
April 19, 2016 - 11:33am
April 15, 2016
Five cited with felony theft charges in area
Felony theft charges were filed against five area people between March 1 and March 16: • Katie Hurley, 25, of Winner, was arrested on March 14 for allegedly taking $25,173.08 from her employer by forging checks between May 2015 and January 2016. Hurley was charged with grand theft...
April 15, 2016 - 4:28pm
April 13, 2016
Reward money offered in Rapid City stolen guns case
RAPID CITY (AP) — A reward fund is offering $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect who stole 25 hand guns from a Rapid City outdoors store. Police say The Rooster on West Main Street was broken into during the morning hours of April 10, and 25...
April 13, 2016 - 5:10pm
April 8, 2016
Eagle Butte woman gets federal prison time in larceny case
PIERRE (AP) — An Eagle Butte woman has been sentenced for stealing a pickup truck from a dealership just weeks after completing a prison sentence for stealing a different vehicle. U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler says 34-year-old Melissa Wolf Black took the vehicle from Lindskov Motors...
April 8, 2016 - 11:41am
March 11, 2016
Parmalee woman arrested for grand theft
LAKE ANDES—A Parmalee woman was arrested Thursday after she was stopped while driving a stolen vehicle. Celeta Leadingfighter, 26, was stopped in Lake Andes by Charles Mix Chief Deputy Derik Rolston and subsequently arrested for allegedly stealing the vehicle. A search of the...
March 11, 2016 - 5:40pm
January 13, 2016
Former National Park Service employee sentenced for stealing
PIERRE (AP) — A Hermosa man has been sentenced to three years of probation for stealing from the federal government. Authorities say 37-year-old Tobin Nettifee took a chain saw, firefighting equipment, radios, flight gear, microphones, a power generator and power tools from the...
January 13, 2016 - 1:25pm
December 29, 2015
Alleged shoplifter avoids arrest
An alleged shoplifter evaded police on Tuesday after taking jewelry from the Mitchell Walmart. At approximately 2:15 p.m., a woman left Walmart on foot after authorities believe she stole items from the store, according to Mitchell Police Sgt. Terry Reyelts. When officers attempted...
December 29, 2015 - 6:40pm
Man arrested for alleged lottery machine theft
ALPENA — A Woonsocket man was arrested for allegedly taking more than $1,400 from a video lottery machine. Joshua Smith, 41, was arrested and charged with grand theft on Nov. 30 after breaking into a video lottery machine at the Red Hog in Alpena and taking $1,424, court documents...
December 29, 2015 - 4:39pm
December 28, 2015
Four cited for felony thefts in Mitchell
Felony charges were recently filed against four individuals for thefts in Mitchell spanning as far back as August. Eugene Fischer, 31, and Kristina Fischer, 35, both of Mitchell, were found in possession of a stolen rifle on Dec. 9 in Mitchell, according to court documents. They were...
December 28, 2015 - 5:51pm
December 11, 2015
Christmas decorations stolen from several Mitchell homes
The Mitchell Police Division is seeking information regarding the theft of Christmas decorations from several residential properties in Mitchell. Authorities say that between Nov. 30 and Dec.
December 11, 2015 - 2:36pm