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Former police chief found guilty of murder
Avera Queen of Peace Hospital to host advocate for patients with Parkinson's Disease
Woonsocket's Van Dyke Taxidermy hit with layoffs
Two injured after 10- to 12-foot fall at Mitchell Fine Arts Center
DWU recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of best regional colleges
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
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
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
Week of Sept. 26 South Dakota Sportswriters Association Polls
Mitchell man aiming for fast draw's Top Gun award
Cubs win Region 3A golf title
Leading the pack: Cougars' Person makes strides in 2016
Area volleyball roundup: Titans sweep Parkston
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Charlotte Ann Foreman
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Julie L. Lang
Raymond Russell Stevens
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
Why bother now writing a new mission statement?
OUR VIEW: Hisses and Cheers
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Former police chief found guilty of murder
July 26, 2016
Ethan man pleads not guilty to charges from fatal crash
An Ethan man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to vehicular homicide and three other charges stemming from a crash that killed an 18-year-old man from...
July 26, 2016 - 9:59am
June 13, 2016
Man pleads not guilty to vehicular homicide after fatal crash
LAKE ANDES — An area man pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide and DUI, 1 1/2 months after a one-vehicle crash that killed his brother. Albert Fischer, 25, of Lake Andes, pleaded not guilty on Monday to vehicular homicide, first-offense DUI and a habitual offender charge,...
June 13, 2016 - 5:30pm
May 26, 2016
Lake Andes man charged with vehicular homicide for April crash that left his brother dead
LAKE ANDES — A Lake Andes man has been charged with vehicular homicide after a one-vehicle crash killed his brother. Albert Fischer, 25,...
May 26, 2016 - 7:48pm
March 11, 2016
Proposal for harsher penalties for vehicular homicide cases fails
PIERRE—A law attempting to create harsher penalties for vehicular homicide cases in South Dakota didn't make it out of committee Thursday. State Attorney General Marty Jackley said a legislative conference committee, made up of Senate and House members, couldn't reach a resolution...
March 11, 2016 - 11:29am
February 23, 2016
Most senators support tougher punishment for vehicular homicide in some conditions
PIERRE—The state Senate supported adding a new felony with tougher penalties to South Dakota's criminal code for deadly vehicle crashes. The proposed crime is aggravated vehicular homicide. It could be charged if a death occurred while the driver under the influence of alcohol,...
February 23, 2016 - 10:36am
October 27, 2015
Mitchell woman gets 15 years from fatal June rollover
A Mitchell woman was given the maximum sentence Tuesday after killing a 14-year-old boy earlier this year in a rollover crash. Karla Martinez,...
October 27, 2015 - 4:48pm
September 21, 2015
Spearfish man pleads not guilty in crash that killed sister
SPEARFISH (AP) — A Spearfish man has pleaded not guilty to charges in a rollover crash that killed his sister. Thirty-two-year-old Justin Kellogg is charged with vehicular homicide and drunken driving in the July 4 crash that killed 29-year-old Megan Kellogg. Authorities say...
September 21, 2015 - 12:11pm
August 24, 2015
Man arrested for vehicular homicide after Sioux Falls crash
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls man is in custody on several charges including vehicular homicide after a fatal crash in the city. Police say the 25-year-old man was driving a car that collided with a motorcycle at an intersection shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday. The 56-year-old...
August 24, 2015 - 1:53pm
July 28, 2015
Driver involved in crash that killed 14-year-old boy pleads not guilty
A woman who was allegedly driving drunk during a crash that killed a teenage boy has pleaded not guilty to all charges against her. Karla...
July 28, 2015 - 5:16pm
July 2, 2014
SD driver charged with vehicular homicide in death of Minn. bicycling mom
LUVERNE, Minn. (AP) — One minute Christopher Weber was checking his smartphone, trying to navigate mobile banking options as he guided his pickup truck along Highway 270. The next, according to a criminal complaint, he was attempting CPR on a young mother who was out for a bicycle...
July 2, 2014 - 9:48pm
March 6, 2014
Double-fatal crash trial rescheduled
LAKE ANDES -- The court trial for a Lake Andes man accused of vehicular homicide and first-degree manslaughter has been continued to July. Ronald Ray Fischer Jr., 29, is accused of driving drunk on July 8 and running into two pedestrians in a hotel parking lot in Pickstown. U.S. Fish...
March 6, 2014 - 7:17pm
January 1, 2014
Man arrested in Sioux Falls crash that kills woman
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A 20-year-old Sioux Falls man has been arrested on drunken driving and vehicular homicide charges after allegedly causing a fatal crash early on New Year's Day. Police allege that the man was driving drunk and caused a crash that killed a woman who was riding...
January 1, 2014 - 12:27pm
July 30, 2013
Fatal crash suspect in court
LAKE ANDES -- A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for a man accused of causing a July 8 crash that killed two U.S. Fish and Wildlife employees. Ronald Fischer Jr., 29, of Lake Andes, made his initial court appearance Tuesday at the Charles Mix County Courthouse in Lake Andes,...
July 30, 2013 - 5:13pm
July 26, 2013
Bond at $200K for crash suspect
LAKE ANDES (AP) -- A judge is keeping bond at $200,000 for a man charged with vehicular homicide in a crash in southeastern South Dakota that killed two people. Twenty-eight-year-old Ronald Fischer, of Lake Andes, made his first court appearance Wednesday after turning himself in...
July 26, 2013 - 12:01pm
July 23, 2013
Lake Andes man arrested for vehicular homicide
LAKE ANDES -- A Lake Andes man has been arrested on two counts of vehicular homicide. Ronald Fischer Jr., 28, voluntarily surrendered himself Tuesday to the Charles Mix County sheriff. A warrant had been issued for his arrest for a fatal crash on July 8 in Pickstown. The crash killed...
July 23, 2013 - 7:21pm