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UPDATE: Protest at Enbridge property in Bemidji, Minn., ends
For many teenagers, getting drunk is not on the bucket list
Trump turns sports into a political battleground with comments on NFL, Curry
Chamberlain implementing technology for individualized learning
U.S. bombers, fighters, stage show of force off North Korean coast
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
AgweekTV: Finding Common Ground
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Why small, local, organic farms aren't the key to fixing our food system
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
DWU football team turns attention to Hastings
Granite's homerun highlights 8-run eighth as Twins rout Tigers
Lynx's legacy is secure heading into WNBA Finals, but motivation remains
TWINS: Electronic device expedites Byron Buxton's recovery from hand injury
DWU football game moved to Sunday at DakotaDome
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Joseph Shields, Jr.
Lori Jean Will
Darlyne A. Gottlob
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
LETTER: School district creating competition
LETTER: A ridiculous proposed tax on tobacco
LETTER: A terrible headline
LETTER: Multiple types of care for different headaches
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
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
May 22, 2015
Annette Bosworth trial continues with additional testimony
PIERRE (AP) — Testimony continues in former South Dakota political candidate Annette Bosworth's election law violation trial, with jurors expected to hear from Bosworth directly. The trial continued on Friday with the questioning of Italia Federici, who was briefly involved...
May 22, 2015 - 9:05am
May 21, 2015
Past Bosworth lawyer denies he gave advice that violated law
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — An attorney who worked with former South Dakota political candidate Annette Bosworth says he didn't give her legal advice that led to her alleged election law violations. Sioux Falls attorney Joel Arends testified Thursday during Bosworth's trial for the...
May 21, 2015 - 5:30pm
Defense team: Annette Bosworth made an "honest mistake"
PIERRE (AP) — Defense attorneys for former South Dakota political candidate Annette Bosworth told jurors Wednesday that an "honest mistake" led to charges of election law violations against their client. A jury of 12 people and two alternates in Pierre heard opening statements...
May 21, 2015 - 1:25pm
Witnesses: Bosworth not present when they signed petitions
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota residents who signed their names to get former political candidate Annette Bosworth on the ballot say they did so when she wasn't present. A string of petition signers testified Thursday during Bosworth's trial for election law violations. They included...
May 21, 2015 - 1:04pm
May 20, 2015
Opening statements set in Bosworth election law trial
PIERRE (AP) — Attorneys are set to give opening statements in the election law violation trial of former South Dakota political candidate Annette Bosworth. A jury of 12 people and two alternates in Pierre is hearing the case scheduled to get underway Wednesday afternoon. Bosworth...
May 20, 2015 - 1:20pm
May 18, 2015
Trial for one-time US Senate candidate Bosworth to begin
PIERRE (AP) — The trial for former political candidate Annette Bosworth is slated to begin this week over alleged election law violations during the 2014 Republican U.S. Senate primary. Bosworth, 43, has pleaded not guilty to six counts each of perjury and filing false documents....
May 18, 2015 - 1:05pm