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SD man arrested at abandoned farm after kidnapping ex-girlfriend in trunk of her car, strangling her
Republicans and independents out-work Democrats for voters
Mitchell United Way remains confident in reaching 2016 fundraising goal
Weak economy could require state government budget cuts
12,685 voters register in Davison Co. for Nov. 8 election
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Titans win shootout over Bon Homme
Photos from the Mount Vernon/Plankinton vs Bon Homme playoff game
Area football roundup: Scotland holds off Platte-Geddes
South Dakota High School Activities Association football playoff pairings
Photos from the Hanson vs Newell first round playoff game
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Richard John Huey
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
OPINION: This time for president, none of the above
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
October 17, 2016
Douglas County jury says hog barn is not a nuisance
ARMOUR — A jury ruled in favor of the owners of a Douglas County hog barn Friday in a lawsuit in which four property owners called the facility a nuisance. After a three-day jury trial, the jury decided Cedar Creek Feeders, based in Hartford, and DelRay Geidel, of Dimock, on...
October 17, 2016 - 5:27pm
October 12, 2016
Hog barn 'nuisance' trial begins in Douglas County
ARMOUR — Attorneys have convened Wednesday in Douglas County for the first day of a jury trial, in which four Douglas County property owners are seeking restitution for nuisance caused by a newly constructed hog barn. Herman and Jeanette Fink, residents of Douglas County, and...
October 12, 2016 - 12:07pm
September 26, 2016
Former police chief found guilty of murder
BURKE — A former South Dakota police chief and Colome native was found guilty of first-degree murder of his pregnant fiancee Monday, nearly...
September 26, 2016 - 8:33pm
September 14, 2016
Suspected motives revealed in Bertram murder trial’s opening day
BURKE — In their opening remarks Wednesday, prosecutors suggested Russell Bertram killed his girlfriend to collect more than $900,000 in insurance...
September 14, 2016 - 5:42pm
August 18, 2016
Suspect in trooper beating wants trial moved from Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Washington state man accused of trying to kill a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper wants his trial moved out of Pennington County. Thirty-four-year-old Donald Willingham, of Renton, Washington, has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and other charges in...
August 18, 2016 - 11:39am
February 12, 2016
Bertram's trial delayed as state seeks Supreme Court appeal
BURKE — A Gregory County murder trial has been postponed as prosecutors seek the opinion of the South Dakota Supreme Court in hopes that the defendant's three wives will be allowed to testify. In the case of the state of South Dakota v. Russell Bertram, the state, represented...
February 12, 2016 - 11:49am
December 31, 2015
SD Supreme Court questions judge's procedures during trial
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court has refused to reverse the conviction of a man charged with raping three minors, but the justices questioned some of the circuit judge's procedures during the trial. The high court said Judge Jeff Davis improperly left his 7th Circuit...
December 31, 2015 - 1:33pm
December 18, 2015
Use of word 'victim' barred from upcoming murder trial
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A judge has ruled that a teenager shot and killed after a car chase in Sioux Falls should not be referred to as a victim during the upcoming trial of the teen accused of pulling the trigger. Conner Hanson is charged with murder in the January death of 18-year-old...
December 18, 2015 - 12:07pm
December 4, 2015
After murder trial acquittal, McDougal just wants dignity back
After spending 14 months behind bars for a murder charge that a jury later acquitted him of, Donald McDougal just wanted a chocolate milkshake. "I...
December 4, 2015 - 7:41pm
McDougal murder trial costs, fees stack up
Davison County could be on the hook to pay well over $140,000 in fees following a murder trial in which the defendant was acquitted. Donald McDougal, 50, of Mitchell, was found not guilty of first- and second-degree murder and first- and second-degree manslaughter on Nov. 20 following...
December 4, 2015 - 7:36pm
November 14, 2015
Motion for mistrial raised in murder trial
Defense attorneys motioned for a mistrial during the second day of a murder trial in Davison County in response to a question from the state that they believed was inappropriate. The trial of South Dakota v. Donald George McDougal continued Friday in the Davison County Courthouse...
November 14, 2015 - 3:18pm
November 10, 2015
Jury selected for Davison Co. murder trial
A 12-member jury with three alternate jurors was selected Monday for a murder trial set to start this week in Mitchell. The trial is scheduled...
November 10, 2015 - 12:04pm
November 9, 2015
Jury selection begins for murder trial
The first alleged murder trial in Davison County since 2006 began Monday with the beginning of the jury selection. Through this process, attorneys will select jury members to review the case of State of South Dakota v. Donald George McDougal. This process will narrow down a wide...
November 9, 2015 - 11:43pm
November 8, 2015
Murder trial to begin Monday in Mitchell
On Monday, Davison County will see its first jury trial for a suspected murderer since 2006. Donald McDougal, 50, of Mitchell, was accused...
November 8, 2015 - 4:07pm
May 28, 2015
Bosworth to appeal conviction for election law violations
PIERRE (AP) — Former South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth plans to appeal to the state Supreme court over her conviction for election law violations, her attorney said Thursday. Bob Van Norman, an attorney for the 43-year-old Sioux Falls physician, said she will...
May 28, 2015 - 2:47pm