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WILMOT, S.D. – A Big Stone City, S.D. man died Wednesday as a result of injuries suffered in a one-vehicle crash that happened Monday afternoon, June 19, south of Wilmot in far northeast South Dakota. Roland Karels, 77, was driving a 1999 Ford Sterling northbound on South Dakota Highway 123 about six miles south of Wilmot when he lost control and the vehicle overturned and left the roadway.
MINOT, N.D. -- A 23-year-old Minot man has been arrested for allegedly assaulting two police officers during an escape attempt just after midnight on Thursday. Adriel Lewis was in an alley in northwest Minot when officers on patrol spotted him and two others. Police said Lewis gave them a false name and after further investigation officers found out he had a felony probation violation warrant.
WEBSTER, S.D. -- Two northeast South Dakota men will lose their hunting privileges for three years and pay restitution of $10,850 for shooting and killing more than 200 pelicans and double-crested cormorants in the spring of last year on small lake in Day County. The two were convicted in federal court of taking, killing and possessing migratory birds. Brant Nelson, 66 and Kirk Nelson, 63, were also sentenced to 36 months of probation.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls is among the major stops for Foo Fighters’ new Concrete and Gold tour circulating the U.S. this fall. The multi-Grammy Award winning band will make a stop at Denny Sanford Premier Center on Saturday, Nov. 11. Tickets go on sale this Thursday, June 29, at 10 a.m. at the events center box office, www.ticketmaster.com , or charge by phone at 800-745- 3000.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Mitch Haniger and Mike Zunino homered as the Seattle Mariners took an early five-run lead and held on for a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday. Ben Gamel and Robinson Cano added three hits apiece for Seattle (33-34) while former Twin Danny Valencia drove in a run as the Mariners rebounded from Tuesday's 20-7 loss. Eduardo Escobar, Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano homered for the Twins, who scored all their runs on homers.
EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. -- A 26-year-old Eagle Butte man has been charged with perjury for telling a federal judge he wasn’t under the influence of alcohol at a court hearing in March. A federal grand jury indicted Charlie Warren Marshall on the charge saying he was indeed under the influence of alcohol at his U.S. District Court hearing. He appeared in court last week and denied the accusation.
LANGFORD, S.D. – An eight-month-old baby died Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash near Langford in far northeast South Dakota. Three other people were injured, including a 7-year-old boy who was critically injured. No names are being released pending notification of families.
ST. PAUL -- For the third year in a row, seat belt tickets decreased during the Minnesota summer Click It or Ticket campaign's two-week extra enforcement wave.
WINGER, Minn.—Authorities have identified man in an unattended death in northwest Minnesota. The Polk County Sheriff's Office said Dylan Wang, of Winger, was the man found dead Saturday. He was 25. Deputies received a report of an unattended death Saturday in Winger. Authorities declined to provide further details such as where and when the death occurred when reached Sunday.
SHAKOPEE, Minn. -- Jake Robinson of Shakopee has tied his own Minnesota record for a flathead catfish in the catch-and-release length category with a 49-incher taken from the Minnesota River in nearby Savage. Robinson landed the huge fish on May 15, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The 49-inch fish had a girth of 33-1/2 inches and was taken on a 100-pound test line..