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Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
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Laura Jean Haiar
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OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: Did No Two Horns make horse effigy?
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
September 13, 2017
Former meth addict: 'My addiction had a basement'
It took more than 34 years for Tim Bingham to have a desire to stay sober. "Every day I test my recovery," said Bingham, 56, of Mitchell. Bingham...
September 13, 2017 - 8:20am
March 16, 2017
James Valley Drug and DUI Court shows positives of life, grad says
After his seventh DUI, Bryan Beacom knew he reached his breaking point. But that's in his past, as Beacom, along with three others, graduated...
March 16, 2017 - 5:26pm
December 15, 2016
James Valley Drug and DUI Court graduates three
A drug treatment program in Mitchell added three names to its growing list of success stories. Tom Sessions, Doug Hrdlicka and Brad Howard on...
December 15, 2016 - 6:55pm
May 21, 2015
After 591 days sober, man celebrates drug court graduation
Celebration was in order as the James Valley Drug Court honored its first graduate. Gov.
May 21, 2015 - 5:35pm
April 28, 2015
Drug Court Celebrates “National Drug Court Month” with Graduation Ceremony
In celebration of “National Drug Court Month” the James Valley Drug & DUI Court will be holding a graduation ceremony on May 21 at the Davison County Courthouse in Mitchell. Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be delivering the keynote address. This is the courts first graduation ceremony...
April 28, 2015 - 4:01pm
February 17, 2015
OUR VIEW: Drug court valuable in multiple ways
South Dakota’s still-young drug court programs are proving to be successful for countless people. Drug court is an intensely supervised experience for convicted drug and alcohol abusers to be supervised by a judge, attorney, counselors, court services officers and law enforcement....
February 17, 2015 - 5:58pm
February 15, 2015
Drug court retaining 82 percent of those enrolled
In the last two years, Joel Amick, Kelly Carpenter and many others who are going through drug court have helped stabilize the prison population in South Dakota. Both convicted criminals who live in Mitchell, Amick and Carpenter are successfully making their way through James Valley...
February 15, 2015 - 11:37am
December 16, 2014
Daugaard to push for more drug courts in session
LEAD (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard will push lawmakers to fund two new drug courts and a new DUI court in the upcoming legislative session. Daugaard wants $600,000 in state aid to increase the number of specialty courts to 13 and switch funding for one from federal to state. Non-violent...
December 16, 2014 - 10:54pm
May 23, 2012
Drug court planned for Davison County
A drug court may be in Davison County's future. Davison County State's Attorney Pat Smith told the county commissioners Tuesday during their regular weekly meeting at the courthouse in Mitchell that drug courts are showing promise in the more effective sentencing and treatment...
May 23, 2012 - 7:11am