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Hunter Dunteman

General/Region Reporter

Dunteman covers general and breaking news as well as crime in the Mitchell Republic's 17-county coverage area. He grew up in Harrisburg, and has lived in South Dakota for over 20 years. He joined the Mitchell Republic in June 2021 after earning his bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota Duluth. He can be reached at, or on Twitter @HRDunt.

While meteorologists say a second derecho this summer can't be ruled out, it's unlikely another one would strike in the magnitude as last Thursday's storm.
Upon discovery of the alleged theft, which court filings indicate was under $400, Hower was immediately terminated.
The shooting in Sioux Falls was the 17th officer-involved shooting in South Dakota since 2018. All have been found to be justified.
Owen, a Republican, is running unopposed for Grant County Sheriff in the 2022 election.
Democrats are seeking a writ of prohibition, which would prevent South Dakota Secretary of State Steve Barnett from certifying the candidate's advance to the general election.
Three candidates, all 25 and under, will appear on ballots in their district this November, but is South Dakota ready to elect youth?
The lucky individual had a roughly 1 in 900,000 chance of winning.
Severe weather is possible on Tuesday, May 17, and Thursday, May 19, 2022.
At a May 10 hearing, the court ordered an evaluation to determine Lange's sanity while also extending the prosecution's deadline to determine if they'll pursue the death penalty.
The DEA says many users believe that they are purchasing heroin and actually don’t know that they are purchasing fentanyl, often resulting in overdose deaths.