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The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
County could pay thousands for pregnant woman to give birth in jail
Early dropouts in GOP presidential race 'more in line' with Sen. Thune
Fifth Avenue and Burr St. intersection closed
Circuit court cases from 7/26
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
Land-locked rancher awarded cash in sale of cattle rival said he owned
Fight over electricity for new grain elevator ends in a compromise
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
MAC swimmers set for state
Four Corners claims District 3B title
Kimball-White Lake tops Platte in region title game
Amateur baseball roundup: Mustangs stun Mudcats for state berth
Mitchell Black advances to title game
ACT goes under the sea
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Sophie Van Hyft
Alvira V. Spomer
Viola "Ole" Terveen
Leroy Harold Goehring
Constance "Connie" C. Perkins
OUR VIEW: Kudos to city's mosquito control efforts
Tragedies felt in South Dakota
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
OPINION: Journalism needs a new generation of young reporters
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
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