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The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
County could pay thousands for pregnant woman to give birth in jail
Early dropouts in GOP presidential race 'more in line' with Sen. Thune
Fifth Avenue and Burr St. intersection closed
Circuit court cases from 7/26
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
Land-locked rancher awarded cash in sale of cattle rival said he owned
Fight over electricity for new grain elevator ends in a compromise
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
MAC swimmers set for state
Four Corners claims District 3B title
Kimball-White Lake tops Platte in region title game
Amateur baseball roundup: Mustangs stun Mudcats for state berth
Mitchell Black advances to title game
ACT goes under the sea
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Sophie Van Hyft
Alvira V. Spomer
Viola "Ole" Terveen
Leroy Harold Goehring
Constance "Connie" C. Perkins
OUR VIEW: Kudos to city's mosquito control efforts
Tragedies felt in South Dakota
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
OPINION: Journalism needs a new generation of young reporters
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
August 28, 2014
Teen accused of stealing from grandmother's cafe
PLATTE — A Nebraska woman is accused of breaking into her grandmother's restaurant in Platte, stealing money and then breaking into an adjoining business to also steal money. Brooklyn DeGroot, 19, is charged with two counts of third-degree burglary for the crimes, each of...
August 28, 2014 - 4:34pm
Woman accused of taking safe for drugs
A Mitchell woman is accused of taking a locked safe that held prescription drugs from an acquaintance's residence. Mona Stauffacher, 39, is charged with possession of a controlled substance because the safe contained several Fentanyl patches and about 60 Xanax pills. She is charged...
August 28, 2014 - 4:11pm
August 15, 2014
Nebraska man charged with gun thefts
GEDDES -- A Nebraska man faces multiple charges after allegedly stealing four firearms out of a pickup and home on Tuesday morning near Geddes. According to Travis DeBuhr, a deputy with the Charles Mix County Sheriff's Office, 43-year-old Joseph Losteiner, of Omaha, Neb., was arrested...
August 15, 2014 - 4:45pm
August 12, 2014
Man, in neck brace, pleads not guilty to stealing propane truck
A Mitchell man has pleaded not guilty to grand theft and intentional property damage, both felony charges. Kelly Joe Watts, 26, appeared in court Tuesday in jail scrubs and a neck brace. Watts is accused of stealing a propane truck from Mitchell Technical Institute in June, which...
August 12, 2014 - 10:33pm
August 5, 2014
Sioux Falls man found hiding in closet arrested
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police say they have arrested a man found hiding in the closet of an apartment. The Argus Leader reports that Daniel Sweeris was arrested Monday on drug and theft charges. A maintenance worker contacted building management after noticing someone...
August 5, 2014 - 5:51pm
August 1, 2014
Stolen credit card scam operating in southeast SD
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police are searching for two women who are believed to have used stolen credit cards to buy $66,000 in gift cards from numerous businesses. Police say the women are working with at least six men, hitting stores around the region, including in...
August 1, 2014 - 10:29am
July 31, 2014
Rapid City man found in doghouse after allegedly stealing liquor
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Rapid City man accused of stealing liquor from a convenience store ended with him being pepper sprayed and dragged out of a doghouse by police. The Rapid City Journal reports that 22-year-old Joseph Decory faces several charges including theft. Police...
July 31, 2014 - 10:25pm
July 30, 2014
Two warrants out for Mitchell man who allegedly stole propane truck
A Mitchell man accused of stealing a propane truck from Mitchell Technical Institute has two warrants out for his arrest and has not been in contact with his attorney. According to court documents, Kelly Jo Watts, 26, has been indicted for grand theft and intentional property damage. Detective...
July 30, 2014 - 9:56pm
July 28, 2014
Man reported fake robbery at Rapid City Verizon store
RAPID CITY (AP) — Police in Rapid City say the robbery at a cellphone store that was reported in June never happened. Tarah Heupel is the spokeswoman for the Rapid City Police Department. She says 40-year-old Jason Knox lied to police when he reported that he handed $600 to...
July 28, 2014 - 7:25pm
July 24, 2014
Harrisburg man admits emptying grandmother's savings account
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Harrisburg man has admitted emptying his grandmother's savings account of $62,000 and using much of the money for personal bills, including a settlement with his ex-wife. The Argus Leader reports that 44-year-old Troy Derrick pleaded guilty Wednesday to...
July 24, 2014 - 11:22pm
July 23, 2014
Law enforcement searching for armed suspect
Law enforcement is searching for a potentially armed 32-year-old Native American male. Craig Edward Valandra, 32, is believed to be carrying two semi-automatic handguns.
July 23, 2014 - 10:05pm
July 17, 2014
Cabela’s thief sentenced to jail time
A Florida man was sentenced on Tuesday to 90 days in jail for stealing from Cabela’s in Mitchell. Yuseff Elias, 28, of Miami, Fla., pleaded guilty in May to grand theft. He was arrested in December after playing a part in taking more than $8,000 worth of merchandise from Cabela’s....
July 17, 2014 - 9:40am
July 16, 2014
Buck gets 180 days in jail for stealing from Mitchell business
A Mitchell woman who stole thousands of dollars from a local business has been sentenced to jail. Kathy Buck, 39, was sentenced Tuesday during circuit court at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell to a five-year suspended prison term, and will serve 180 days in...
July 16, 2014 - 7:04am
July 5, 2014
Mitchell man sees girl climb from car window with his wallet, phone
Three juveniles were detained by police Thursday after a person reported seeing a girl climb out of an open window on a vehicle. Patrol Sgt. Joel Reinesch said the call came in at 3:46 p.m. from 721 E. Fourth Ave. in Mitchell. A resident there was mowing the lawn when he saw a female...
July 5, 2014 - 7:05am
July 3, 2014
Aberdeen woman could get clean record after theft of $9k
ABERDEEN (AP) — A woman who helped steal more than $9,000 from an Aberdeen casino has a chance to keep her record clean. Risanna Haddock has pleaded guilty to felony grand theft. She's been sentenced to 60 days in jail and two years of probation and fined $804. The American...
July 3, 2014 - 6:54pm