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US confirms coalition airstrike in Mosul district; dozens of civilians believed killed
With health care bill dead, Republicans turn to taxes
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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
AgweekTV: Cattle stress study at NDSU
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
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
Class A boys sweep Class AA, B
Berrios proud to have played for Puerto Rico, even if it means starting season in minors
POWERS: Twins management right to evaluate team... but don't expect fans to wait for turnaround
Injury bug finally makes way to Twins camp
Canucks pound Wild with big second period
'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
William "Bill" Mayer
LETTER: Politicians can't come up with good health care
LETTER: Abortion is evil
LETTER: Truth be told
LETTER: Lying about talking to the Russians?
LETTERS: Other powers don't run 100 percent
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
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
March 10, 2017
Gregory Co. still feeling impact of $200K trial for man found not guilty
BURKE — Four months after a Gregory man was acquitted of murder, the county still feels the financial impact of his trial. According to...
March 10, 2017 - 4:53pm
March 4, 2017
Jury convicts man of robbery, kidnapping for meth in Mitchell
A jury convicted a Chamberlain man of committing robbery and kidnapping to obtain methamphetamine following a two-day jury trial in Mitchell....
March 4, 2017 - 12:13pm
January 13, 2017
Kimball shooter expected to plead guilty but mentally ill
CHAMBERLAIN — More than two years after a shootout with law enforcement that injured a highway patrolman, the suspect is expected to plead...
January 13, 2017 - 4:50pm
December 17, 2016
Yellow Rose Stockdog Trial celebrates 10 years, draws in competitors from nearby states
PLATTE—An intense gaze is shared between a stockdog and its handler, contemplating the swiftest way through the obstacle course set up...
December 17, 2016 - 7:00am
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