Bond set at $2M cash for stepfather charged in toddler death

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Bond is set at $2 million cash-only for a 36-year-old man charged in the death of his 18-month-old stepson in southeastern South Dakota. Keith Cornett was charged Thursday with first-degree murder, second-degree murder, manslaughter, child abuse and possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He remains in jail. Officers were...
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South Dakota Judge Puts Government Ethics Overhaul on Hold

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota judge has put on hold a government ethics overhaul approved by voters last month. Circuit Judge Mark Barnett on Thursday issued a preliminary injunction at the request of a group of two dozen Republican lawmakers and others who filed a lawsuit against the state to block it....
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Totals Are in For the 12th Annual Tyler Wilcox “Guns and Hoses” Blood Drive

PIERRE/FORT PIERRE SD  – The last three days the competition for the fire fighters and police was a close one each day, but the Hoses were victorious once again this year defeating the Guns by one unit. The final tally: Hoses 160 and Guns 159. Senior Donor Recruitment Rep Abbie Titze stated that 319 units were...
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Oahe Habitat for Humanity Now Accepting Applications

PIERRE/FORT PIERRE SD – Oahe Habitat for Humanity is accepting home applications for the 2017 home build.  The family must be willing and able to help with all phases of building the home, must have a good credit rating, must have an annual income in the range of $30,000 to $50,000 depending on the...
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