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WAGNER — One person is dead and three arrested following a fatal stabbing inside a tribal housing area on the southern side of Wagner on Friday night. The Charles Mix County Sheriff's Department confirmed the incident occurred in the Yankton Sioux tribal housing development. Wagner Police Department and Yankton Sioux Tribal Police arrested three people in connection with the stabbing as those people were leaving the development. They are being held at the Charles Mix County Jail in Lake Andes, as of Sunday. The identity of the person killed has not yet been released. The FBI and Yan
The Davison County Sheriff’s Office was notified Friday morning of a 27-year-old man who Thursday night drove his vehicle off the road and into Enemy Creek. Dylon Bender, 27, was...
The gas pumps in South Dakota haven't hit wallets as hard lately. For more than a month, the prices for an unleaded gallon of gas have decreased, dipping below $3. That will likely put more drivers on the road to visit friends and family this Thanksgiving. In Mitchell, the average price of a gallon of gas is down 36 cents from where it was six weeks ago. The Daily Republic surveys gas prices in Mitchell every Friday, and found the city average to be $2.76 per gallon for unleaded this week. Of the 14 stations surveyed, 11 had prices of $2.75 and another three stations had $2.76. On Oct.
The Mitchell Fire Department is advising residents note of the wind direction today while a fire at CHS Farmers Alliance continues to smolder. In a news release Thursday, the department...
Wessington Springs is trying to get back to normal after a tornado tore through the community on June 18, and a holiday celebration will do just that, city officials say. City officials, the Wessington Springs Volunteer Fire Department, Chamber of Commerce, Development Corporation and sponsors of events are joining together to hold the events as planned. The Fourth of July Celebration kicks off with a Walk & Run for Wellness with the 8 a.m. 5K Race and 1.5 mile walk at 9 a.m. at the city park. The funds will go into a city tornado relief fund. There's barrel racing at 10 a.m.
Micaela Frank, South Central High School, of Bonesteel, was honored by the Associated School Boards of South Dakota at a recognition luncheon held Monday at the Ramkota Rivercentre, Pierre. Frank was honored for being in the top 1 percent of her class at the luncheon, which featured Gov. Daugaard as guest speaker. -- Source: Associated School Boards of South Dakota
The Hutchinson County Emergency Management team has enacted a burn ban, which became effective at 11 a.m. Monday. All open burning is banned, including controlled burns and patio fire pits, until the ban is lifted by Emergency Management.
A boy, Kayden Duane Bannwarth, was born on April 15, 2014, to Stacey and Duane Bannwarth, Mitchell, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell. Grandparents are Pat and Connie Pollreisz, Mitchell; and Jim and Sue Bannwarth, Fulton.
Mitchell received four hundredths of an inch of rain Thursday morning, which didn't quite bring the area's precipitation up to normal, according to experts. With the shower Thursday, Mitchell's total precipitation for the year is at 8.57 inches, about 1.81 inches below normal, said Brad Temeyer, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls. For the month of June, Mitchell has received 3.84 inches, which includes the four hundredths from Thursday morning.
A Mitchell man is accused of choking his girlfriend. Victor Winters, 41, is charged with aggravated assault, which carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine. According to court documents, Stephanie Bear Robe told law enforcement Winters had choked her during an argument earlier this month. The police report states Bear Robe had red marks on both sides of her neck. She said Winters placed his arm around her neck from behind.