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Native American drummer speaks on the MAGA-hat wearing teens who surrounded him
Thousands gather for third Women's March after year of controversy
BuzzFeed's stumble is highest-profile misstep at a time when press is under greatest scrutiny
Internal investigation called when Minnesota county staff burn tires
WATCH: Trump makes a 'major announcement' about government shutdown and border wall
Shutdown undercuts the IRS, just in time for a particularly difficult tax season
Low wages continue to hamper state's workforce
Local bar owner teams up with popular taco restaurant
Trump talks ag labor and trade at the American Farm Bureau Convention
Get a plan for nonproductive land: Solutions take time, but can be found
place a business brief
Already reeling from tariff war, some farmers aren't receiving support checks amid shutdown
Barn total loss following blaze
Farm fatalities on the rise: Ag industry ranked most hazardous in the US
Farmers fear another hit as Trump shutdown threatens ethanol vow
China back in the market for American soy with trade talks planned
Wild overcome adversity, earn hard-fought win over Blue Jackets
Tigers edge Huskies at Hanson Classic
Photos from Bridgewater/Emery vs White River in the Hanson Classic
New Wild center Victor Rask hoping to make most of fresh start
John Shipley: United supporters right about Agustin Rossi
Betty Ann Hosek
Donald "Don" E. Fraser
ZIEBARTH: Your kairos moment
WOSTER: A mega-flyover area
Commentary: Why progressives should stop avoiding men's issues
Conservation gets a boost: Inside the new farm bill
LETTER: Politicians aren't serious about border security
BRAD DOKKEN: All systems go for 35th annual DL ice tourney
Wiltz: A different kind of farm, different kind of fish
Ride Across South Dakota bike trip to visit southern part of state
Brad Dokken: Time outdoors fuels sense of anticipation
A love for the fur market: Bridgewater’s Potter Fur Company a SD rarity
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