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Knife-wielding man to spend more than six months in prison
Stormy Daniel's lawyer Michael Avenatti speaks out after his arrest on suspicion of domestic violence
Trump endorses bipartisan criminal-justice reform bill
Raccoons drunk on crab apples cause false rabies scare in West Virginia
Heitkamp advocates for public safety in Indian Country as Savanna's Act advances
COMMENTARY: Why Trump’s trade war alarms me
Prior to pardon, grand gobblers get SD sendoff
Holistic management: Brown’s Ranch finds success in being different
South Dakota ethanol plant investors to vote on merger
Premier Center general manager no longer employed with SMG
place a business brief
Back in the field one year after cancer
Hanson Co. bridge closed after tractor crash
Agriculturalists work to control spread of Palmer amaranth
Agri-Women promotes ag, looks for members
G3 Canada to build another elevator: This one in Carmangay, Alberta
Unsatisfied so far, Winner sets new goal heading into state tournament
Fighting Cougars ready to play in second straight state tournament
Photos from the DWU men’s game against Dordt College
Photos from the DWU women's 72-68 win over Dordt College
Dordt stuns DWU men
Francis John Graf
Ilene Adale Brookbank
Nina M. Haag
Gerald "Dave" Dorwart
WOSTER: Important conversations with myself
LETTER: Political dysfunction continues
Jessie Veeder: The making of me
Is intelligence predestined? Don't ask this product of encouragement
Veterans Day changes today
Fate of famed L.A. mountain lions unclear after wildfire scorched their habitat
Wiltz: Argentina -- the whole nine yards
Residency cases a constant concern for GF&P
Manvel, N.D., couple brings baby along for the hunt
Hockey hunt takes on a new cause
Damon 60th anniversary
Glen and Helen Ewing to Celebrate 60th Wedding Anniversary
September 13, 2018
Missing boy found safely after night-long search
LOOMIS -- Authorities said they've located a 9-year-old boy who was reported missing.
September 13, 2018 - 6:56pm
July 24, 2018
Highway Patrol focuses on seat-belt enforcement, secretary tells legislators
PIERRE — South Dakota Highway Patrol troopers saw more motorists using seat belts more often during each of the past five years, a state official told lawmakers Tuesday. The rate for calendar 2017 was 74.8 percent, according to State Public Safety Secretary Trevor Jones. Numbers...
July 24, 2018 - 6:46pm
July 10, 2018
First year of fireworks rule flies high in Mitchell
By all accounts, Mitchell's trial run with a new fireworks policy at Lake Mitchell had a solid debut. "Overall, things went really well," Mitchell...
July 10, 2018 - 7:46am
July 2, 2018
City advises for fireworks safety and new fireworks boundary
Mitchell Department of Public Safety Chief Lyndon Overweg offers these fireworks safety tips and has designated the new fireworks boundary area...
July 2, 2018 - 1:02am
April 11, 2018
Minnesota legislative bill puts focus on crimes against Native American women
ST. PAUL—She was the last woman to bring her personal story before the House public safety committee Wednesday — a story she said she never uttered in public before. Mysti Babineau, of St. Paul, spoke of how she was put into foster care, raped at the age of 9, forced to...
April 11, 2018 - 6:53pm
November 30, 2017
Sobriety checkpoints planned for December
PIERRE — A total of 23 sobriety checkpoints statewide have been announced by the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. Local counties...
November 30, 2017 - 10:14am
November 1, 2017
Prosecutors urge public safety law change amid meth problem
PIERRE (AP) — Prosecutors say a panel meant to evaluate the success of a 2013 public safety law in South Dakota needs to factor in the state's...
November 1, 2017 - 5:15pm
July 14, 2017
New school zone street signs thank drivers for staying safe
For Mitchell drivers who don't watch their speed, a set of new radar signs will watch it for them. Seven LED radar signs will be installed this...
July 14, 2017 - 7:09pm
March 4, 2017
Jackley meets with Trump, top officials on public safety
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says that he left discussions with President Donald Trump and other top officials with a firm commitment that the administration is going to work with attorneys general and law enforcement for public safety. Jackley this...
March 4, 2017 - 10:37am
February 14, 2017
Parks director pitches health guidelines for Lake Mitchell
If guidelines proposed Tuesday were approved in 1991, the city would have discouraged people from direct contact of Lake Mitchell at least 66...
February 14, 2017 - 7:43pm
December 31, 2016
2016 Person of the Year: Overweg dedicated to public safety
Being the chief of Public Safety isn't always easy. But to many, Lyndon Overweg makes it look simple. At the helm of Mitchell's Public Safety...
December 31, 2016 - 7:00am
March 15, 2016
Fuel prices rise 26 cents in one month
The warm winter weather in Mitchell brought with it a big price jump at the fuel pump over the weekend. According to AAA South Dakota, fuel prices in Mitchell rose to $1.96 per gallon for regular gasoline, up about 15 cents per gallon since last week and about 26 cents per gallon...
March 15, 2016 - 11:18am
March 8, 2016
Council, mayor approve FEMA grant application
Life could get a little bit safer for Mitchell residents at a low cost. At Monday night's regular City Council meeting, Mayor Jerry Toomey broke a 3-3 tie that would allow the Department of Public Safety to pursue a grant to fund the salary and benefits for up to two firefighters....
March 8, 2016 - 7:24pm
Commission declines to grant a moratorium on wind projects in Davison Co.
Concerns over wind energy projects continued to blow through Commission Chambers on Tuesday. A representative of a rural Davison County resident is seeking a moratorium on wind energy until further impact studies can be completed regarding the renewable energy projects. David Shelton,...
March 8, 2016 - 5:06pm
January 19, 2016
Local dispatcher is 'always there,' earns Pursuit of Excellence Award
From safety to Santa, Jerry Fradet does it all. Jerry Fradet, a 50-year-old communication specialist for the Mitchell Department of Public Safety,...
January 19, 2016 - 8:47am