Author: Adel Toay

Woman must pay back more than $32K she stole from employer

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) – A 55-year-old woman has been ordered to pay back more than $32,000 she stole from her employer in Mason City. Cerro Gordo County District Court records say 55-year-old Melissa Gott, of Mason City, was sentenced last week to three to five years of probation and told to pay restitution to Yesway. She’d pleaded guilty to…

Sessions: Judges costing taxpayers with immigration rulings

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is criticizing federal judges who’ve thwarted some of President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. Sessions spoke during a judicial conference Friday in Des Moines, Iowa. He told the crowd that the judges’ “erroneous rulings” have been costly to taxpayers. He also said judges “aren’t sent from Olympus.” Trump has panned judges…

Missing Teen Found Safe After Hours-Long Search

UPDATE: Authorities are at ease after finding a Garretson teenager who no one had seen since midnight Wednesday. Concerns started mounting Wednesday when the teen’s family found evidence that 16-year-old Aleksandr Carver left home and might be in danger.  Police found further evidence that they said worried them.  Tips led them to Split Rock Park Wednesday afternoon, where they found…

Veterans with mental illnesses sue Navy over discharges

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Navy and Marine Corps veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan with post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health problems have accused the Navy of offering them less-than-honorable discharges that prevent them from getting Veterans Affairs benefits. The lawsuit filed Friday in federal court in Connecticut seeks class-action status for thousands of Navy and Marine Corps veterans. The…

South Dakota Mines Students Conduct Rapid City Energy Audit

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – An audit by South Dakota School of Mines & Technology students has found Rapid City could save thousands of dollars by installing energy-efficient lighting in its administration center. The four students studied energy usage at the City/School Administration Center in Rapid City over five months. They discovered that replacing old lighting technology could save the…

Beck Motors Donates Vehicle To Feeding South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. – Beck Motor Company in Pierre donated a 2012 Chevrolet Equinox to Feeding South Dakota on Tuesday. Feeding South Dakota says this donation will help them eliminate prior expenses used for rental vehicles, and will also expand their ability to more consistently reach all areas of central South Dakota. Beck Motor Company presented the vehicle at their location…

Family Member ID’s Missouri River Drowning Victim

A family member of a Florida man who drowned near elk point confirmed his identity today. The Union County Sheriff says a cousin of 27-year-old Chris Reeves of Tallahassee Florida made the confirmation this morning. Preliminary reports shows reeves drowned but a toxicology report is still pending. Reeves’ body was found in the Missouri river last week. He was boating…

Police Arrest Woman On DUI, Drug And Child Endangerment Charges

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A 20-year-old mother was arrested on drug, DWI and child endangerment charges after being pulled over for a traffic stop. Sioux Falls Police say at around 7:45 p.m. on Thursday night, an officer witnessed a vehicle without front license plates almost collide with another vehicle. The officer made a traffic stop near 6th and Chicago Avenue…

Garth Brooks Adding Multiple Shows In Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – According to a release Garth Brooks has added more shows in Sioux Falls for his World Tour with Trisha Yearwood. The following are the dates Garth Brooks will now be playing at the Denny Sanford Premier Center: Friday, September 15th 7:00 PM Saturday, September 16th 7:30 PM Sunday, September 17th 7:30 PM Friday, September 22nd, 7:00…

Huron Police Searching For Armed Robbery Suspect

  HURON, S.D. – Huron Police are searching for a man they say robbed a truck stop early this morning. Police say the man walked into the West Park Truck Stop a little after midnight and say he demanded money and pointed an unknown object at the clerk. Th suspect got away with cash but did drop some money in…

Police: 20-Year-Old, Teen Arrested After Threatening Other Teens

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A 20-year-old and a 16-year-old were arrested this morning after police say they threatened and chased another group of teens. Police say the incident started around 3 a.m., a group of three teens were in the East side Walmart when another group of five people started asking why the group of three were looking at them….