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Man wanted for truck stop armed robbery
According to a press release from the Mitchell Department of Public Safety, the man approached another man on foot in the south parking lot of the I-90 Travel Center truck stop at 1821 S. Burr St., and demanded money, threatening him with a black handgun. The victim reportedly gave the man less than
Hawarden man arrested for assault, pipe
SIOUX CENTER—The Sioux County Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest of Matthew Wayne Zinnel, 24, Hawarden, about 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, stemming from a report of assault in a vehicle on 360th Street, five miles northwest of Sioux Center.According to court records, Zinnel allegedly grabbed a
Yankton comes back from 14-0 deficit to beat Harrisburg
With about a minute to play in the half, Yankton senior quarterback Ethan Wishon hit Michael Drotzmann for a 21-yard touchdown pass and the momentum shifted. A Yankton interception at midfield gave the Bucks the ball again just seconds later and Wishon quickly made the Tigers hurt because of it, sc
The 33 Best Dive Bars in America and One of Them Is in South Dakota
What makes a good dive bar? Stiff drinks? Awesome specials? No fancy cocktails, just beer, and liquors? Well, the guys over at Thrillist has come up with "The 33 Best Dive Bars in America" and one of them can be found right here in South Dakota.The article says that the "IceHouse" in Yankton, South
Week of Oct. 22 SD Prep Football and Volleyball Polls
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Man arrested after threatening stepfather
HAWARDEN—The Sioux County Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest of Eric Ryan Rich, 32, Hawarden, about 9:20 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, for first-degree harassment.According to court documents, authorities were called to 1303 Ninth St. and found that Rich “to be paranoid, intoxicated and under the in
WHS cheer squad finishes seventh, dance team ninth at state
“I am so proud and pleased with the performance the girls gave today,” said first-year WHS cheer coach Malory Hoffmann. “We had a stressful week with several changes, including a new pyramid. The girls had fun and gave 100 percent in their final performance of the season.”
'Sweeter this time around'
Byers, a senior, said she felt good before the race, which showed when she crossed the finish line in 18:22.78 to claim the Class A girls title by five seconds, earning her second state championship."It's just so crazy, I can't really process it," Byers said. "After being out all summer (due to a st
Area men busted in undercover sex sting
WORTHINGTON, MN—Three men — including two from N’West Iowa — have been arrested as part of an undercover sex sting in Worthington, MN.According to court documents, multiple law enforcement agencies met Oct. 11 at the Prairie Justice Center in Worthington in connection with a covert operation that ta
Clay County Sheriff's Report
SUNDAY, OCT. 71:46 a.m. – A deputy provided traffic control assistance to a driver of a vehicle which had a dead battery in the driving lane on Main Street in Vermillion. Another vehicle provided a jump start and the vehicles were moved.1:57 a.m. – Deputies responded to assist the Vermillion Police
Lynx improve to 6-2 with win at Yankton
For the third straight week, the Lynx scored 34 points en route to another victory to improve to 6-2 on the season. Brandon Valley has won it's last three games by the scores of 34-14 over Rapid City Stevens, 34-7 over Watertown and on Friday, 34-9 at Yankton.
Daugaard: Leaving it better than you found it
Over the past few months, Linda and I have been getting ready to turn the Governor’s Mansion over to its next occupants. We’ve been working with state maintenance crews to replace light bulbs, repaint rooms, clean out the drains, and make other small improvements. The Mansion is just like any other
Series Of Stolen Vehicles In Two States Lands South Dakota Juveniles In Nebraska Jail
Two South Dakota juveniles were placed under arrest on South Dakota Department of Corrections warrants, for absconding juvenile probation, and numerous charges are pending as investigations by several agencies in South Dakota and Northeast Nebraska are wrapped up.
Inmate charged for assaulting jailer
ROCK RAPIDS—A Sioux Falls, SD, man already doing time faces another charge for assaulting a Lyon County jailer Thursday, Oct. 18.
Two Siouxland's Most Wanted suspects apprehended
Wade Silbernagel, 23, of Sioux City, surrendered to the Woodbury County Jail on Tuesday. He was released after posting bond.
Tea schools stopped early dismissal during search for man
Schools in Tea held off on dismissing students on Friday while law enforcement searched for a man in the area.A text alert sent by the Tea Area School District stated that police notified the district of a pursuit in the area. The text said the district would not dismiss until police gave them the a
New $15 million aquatic center almost a reality in Yankton
The pool is 71 years old. The citizen group Dive In Yankton has been working to get it replaced, and has raised about $870,000 toward the cause. The city earlier committed $2 million toward the project.
Former city employee gets 12 years in child porn case
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A former Council Bluffs city employee has been imprisoned for child pornography.Federal prosecutors say 35-year-old Jamin Fletcher was sentenced Wednesday to nine years. A jury found Fletcher guilty in April of receiving and distributing child pornography. He was acquitte
'My heart goes out to her': Mother's actions linked to mental illness
Although Jones has not officially diagnosed Alzoubaidi with a mental illness, she said many of her alleged actions and statements matched symptoms of postpartum psychosis. The Mayo Clinicdescribes postpartum psychosisas an extreme mood disorder characterized by symptoms like delusions, paranoia and
Knox County Receives NIRMA Dividend Check
Knox County has received another membership dividend, this time in the amount of $9,787, from the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association, the county’s property, liability and workers’ compensation coverage and risk management services provider. The dividend was part of a $1 million d