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Police officer, 3 others killed in Wisconsin shootings
Great Indoors: Basketball-themed cake adds fun to Final Four
SD man sent to prison for placing ad on Craigslist inviting men over for sex at woman's home
Four juveniles lead police on high-speed chase near Chamberlain
New Runnings store being built in Winner
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
AgweekTV: Aftermath of DAPL protest continues for farmers & ranchers
South Dakota hay relief headed south
Rounds: $4.7B proposed USDA cut 'not necessarily' fair
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Dual championships may return to state wrestling meet
Q&A: Mock reflects on time with Kernel basketball
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
Hanzal's first Wild goal part of memorable family reunion
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Paul "Bud" Johnson, Jr.
Margaret A. Everson
Wauneta (Barb) Brown ne Kitto
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
WOSTER: Don't let life 'roll along'
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Wiltz: Conditions can help chances on mountain lion hunt
March 16, 2017
Testimony: Large purchases not board authorized
LAKE ANDES — Former Mid-Central officials allegedly admitted to backdating two contracts during interviews with investigators but said...
March 16, 2017 - 6:00pm
Mid-Central long been paying AIII payroll
LAKE ANDES — An area education cooperative had been "bankrolling" a nonprofit for years, but no one mentioned it until six people were...
March 16, 2017 - 11:37am
March 15, 2017
Different software made Mid-Central theft possible, official says
LAKE ANDES — Stealing more than $1 million from an area education cooperative was made possible by a change in accounting software. During...
March 15, 2017 - 8:34pm
February 16, 2017
AG to continue prosecuting GEAR UP case
PIERRE — The GEAR UP case will continue to be prosecuted by the Attorney General's Office after a resolution to appoint a special prosecutor...
February 16, 2017 - 5:03pm
January 19, 2017
Former GEAR UP administrator seeks job with ND tribe
LAKE ANDES — A former GEAR UP administrator charged with backdating two contracts to a Native American educational organization was granted approval to leave the state to apply for a job with a tribe in North Dakota. Stacy Phelps, of Kyle, was given judicial approval to leave the...
January 19, 2017 - 5:29pm
Jackley’s bills clear Senate Judiciary Committee
PIERRE — A bill that would allow for harsher punishment of public officials who knowingly misappropriate taxpayer money cleared the Senate...
January 19, 2017 - 5:15pm
January 7, 2017
LETTER: Time for an SD ethics commission
To the editor: EB-5; GEAR UP; commissioner of the Bureau of Finance and Management leaving with no explanation; legislators serving with conflicts...
January 7, 2017 - 9:45am
October 12, 2016
OPINION: Invitations still stand to talk about GEAR UP
PIERRE — A year ago in September a lawyer representing Rick Melmer and Keith Moore sent a letter to me warning I shouldn't lump his clients with Scott Westerhuis. This was after the deaths of Scott and Nicole Westerhuis and their four children in their home south of Platte....
October 12, 2016 - 9:41am
September 26, 2016
Why bother now writing a new mission statement?
PIERRE — Some people on the South Dakota Board of Education want to write a new mission statement. The reason is obvious. They want to...
September 26, 2016 - 10:16am
September 16, 2016
One year after Westerhuis tragedy, Platte Area Ministerial Association purchases estate for $370K
PLATTE — The laughter of the neighbor children who once roamed the yard playing is merely an echo in Marcus King's mind one year after...
September 16, 2016 - 3:34pm
September 12, 2016
First auction of Westerhuis estate generates $120,270
PLATTE — The contents of the Westerhuis family gym, which was owned by the Platte man authorities believed killed himself and five family...
September 12, 2016 - 2:12pm
August 31, 2016
Westerhuis estate auction to feature ATVs, trucks, jet skis
PLATTE — Multiple jet skis, trucks, tools and building supplies will be up for sale as part of an auction on the estate of a Platte man...
August 31, 2016 - 11:51am
August 18, 2016
Judge: Estates can hold auction of Westerhuises' property
LAKE ANDES (AP) — A judge says estate representatives for a couple killed in a murder-suicide can hold an auction of what remains of the family's property after a house fire. The Argus Leader reports that Judge Bruce Anderson said Thursday that the estates of Scott and Nicole Westerhuis...
August 18, 2016 - 8:29pm
Trials set for former Mid-Central employees
LAKE ANDES — Tentative trial dates have been scheduled for June of 2017 for three former Mid-Central Educational Cooperative employees...
August 18, 2016 - 5:11pm
July 16, 2016
Defense attorney in GEAR UP cases slams attorney general
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The lawyer defending a man accused of helping a South Dakota couple funnel more than $1 million from an educational cooperative says the state's top prosecutor is preventing his client from a fair trial. Rapid City attorney Dana Hanna is representing Stacy Phelps,...
July 16, 2016 - 9:52am