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Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths
Regulator: Dakota Access pipeline worker killed in accident
Far-reaching tribal solidarity displayed at pipeline protest
3 tribal colleges in South Dakota get USDA grant funding
Defense attorneys ask about death penalty in casino killing
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
May 25, 2016
4 arrested for spray paint damage at Aberdeen high school
ABERDEEN (AP) — Police in Aberdeen say they have arrested one man and three juveniles in connection with a weekend break-in at Central High School. The Aberdeen American News reports that 18-year-old Mason Trapp, of Aberdeen, was arrested on a third-degree burglary charge on Tuesday....
May 25, 2016 - 11:31am
May 10, 2016
Vandals cause $20,000 in damage to Rapid City church
RAPID CITY (AP) — Vandals caused an estimated $20,000 in damage to a Rapid City church over the weekend. Police say damage at the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church included a toppled marble statue and broken plates. The church's pastor believes the damage was done sometime Saturday....
May 10, 2016 - 1:21pm
May 3, 2016
Police: Vandal causes $400K in damage at construction site
SIOUX FALLS (AP) - Police in Sioux Falls are looking for the vandal who damaged construction equipment overnight to the tune of $400,000. Police spokesman Sam Clemens says the vandal was able to turn on a backhoe and tipped over a pickup truck, a utility truck, a payloader and a second...
May 3, 2016 - 11:50am
February 17, 2016
Police say 2 USD students confess to fraternity vandalism
VERMILLION (AP) — Two male University of South Dakota students have admitted vandalizing a fraternity house on campus because they were drunk and angry about being kicked out of a party, police say. Someone spray painted the words "We date rape" on the side of the Phi Delta Theta...
February 17, 2016 - 12:16pm
November 11, 2015
Vandal ruins hog barn floor
ARMOUR—Authorities are looking for someone who vandalized a hog facility in Douglas County earlier this week. Douglas County Sheriff Jon...
November 11, 2015 - 2:56pm
October 20, 2015
Vandalism at Sioux Falls car lot causes over $20K of damage
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls car lot owner says two teens have caused more than $20,000 of damage to 20 new vehicles at his dealership. KDLT-TV reports that two teens body slammed the new vehicles and hopped from car to car. The incident has been recorded by security cameras...
October 20, 2015 - 2:38pm
October 5, 2015
War memorial statue in Spearfish repaired after vandalism
SPEARFISH (AP) — A statue at a Spanish-American War memorial in western South Dakota has been repaired after the hands of a soldier and rifle were broken off in December. The statue that sits atop the memorial in Spearfish was recently repaired by a Nebraska-based conservation...
October 5, 2015 - 1:16pm
August 31, 2015
Reward offered in South Dakota's Meeker Ranch vandalism case
CUSTER (AP) — A $500 reward has been offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the vandals who damaged a historic ranch on U.S. Forest Service property near Custer. A large section of siding on the Meeker Ranch Barn in the Black Hills was vandalized...
August 31, 2015 - 12:48pm
August 6, 2015
Man arrested for vandalism
A Mitchell man was arrested Wednesday for four instances of graffiti vandalism. Joseph Martin, 20, was arrested around 2 a.m. Wednesday morning following what police called a routine stop. Martin was walking with three other men when Patrol Officer Cory Hartley stopped the quartet...
August 6, 2015 - 10:10am
April 14, 2015
Vandals strike more than 100 vehicles in Huron in a few days
HURON (AP) — More than 100 vehicles have been vandalized in Huron in less than a week. Police Chief Denny Meyer says the majority of the...
April 14, 2015 - 3:04pm
December 12, 2014
Spearfish Spanish-American War statue vandalized
SPEARFISH (AP) — Vandals have broken off the hands and rifle from a Spearfish statue depicting a soldier in the Spanish-American War. Police Lt. Boyd Dean tells the Black Hills Pioneer that the vandalism was reported last weekend. Parks, Recreation and Forestry Superintendent...
December 12, 2014 - 12:43am
November 25, 2014
Vandals damage holiday display at children's park
RAPID CITY — Police in Rapid City say they are looking for a group of vandals who significantly damaged a holiday display at a popular children's park. Police tell KELO-TV that $2,000 worth of Christmas lights at Storybook Island were destroyed in the incident. The lights are...
November 25, 2014 - 10:39pm
August 12, 2014
Sioux Falls police arrest 11-year-old for construction site vandalism
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police say an 11-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly causing $10,000 in damage to a construction site. Police says the incident was reported Monday morning after the discovery of damaged doors and windows and cans of paint splattered...
August 12, 2014 - 5:15pm
July 30, 2014
3 suspects in custody in Watertown casino burglary
WATERTOWN (AP) — Police have made three arrests in the burglary and vandalism of a Watertown casino. Two Sioux Falls men and a Watertown man were taken into custody on Monday. All three suspects are in their late 20s. Authorities allege that the men forced open a door at...
July 30, 2014 - 3:09pm
July 23, 2014
City considers buying security cameras for cemetery, golf course
Only a few weeks after graves were vandalized at Mitchell's city-owned cemetery, the city is considering upgrading its security at the site, as well as at its golf course. On Monday, the City Council voted in favor of a supplemental appropriation that would set aside a total of $6,200...
July 23, 2014 - 10:03pm