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Beresford Voters Turn Down $11 Million School Bond

BERESFORD, S.D. – After two and a half years of project planning, Tuesday is election day in Beresford. Voters are deciding whether or not to fund the “Watchdog Legacy Project.” It’s an $11 million decision. Each of the 695 students in Beresford is a Watchdog, the official mascot. The superintendent says it’s time to give these Watchdogs more space. Old…

Voters to Decide on $190 Million Bond on September 18

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-This Tuesday, voters will decide on a $190 million bond put forward by the Sioux Falls School District. The 25 year bond is meant to help with overcrowding issues in schools, by funding three new schools. If passed, the average homeowners property tax would increase by roughly $2 a month. Volunteers are going door-to-door today to remind people…

Bison Man Posts $1M Cash Bond In Kidnapping, Rape Case

BISON, S.D. (AP) – A Bison man has posted $1 million in cash to bond out after being charged with kidnapping and rape. A Perkins County grand jury’s indictment of 55-year-old Richard Seidel stems from a Nov. 2 incident. Seidel also faces domestic violence and gun-related charges. Seidel was released on Monday after posting the $1 million in cash via…

$1 Million Bond In Assault And Kidnapping Case

CUSTER, S.D. (AP) – Bond is set at $1 million for a man accused of kidnapping, assaulting and burglarizing a woman in Custer County. Authorities say Harry Evans was armed with a gun and a knife when he broke into the house of an acquaintance Wednesday night, sexually assaulted her and kidnapped her. The 59-year-old Pringle man appeared in court…

Judge Sets Bond For Man Who Allegedly Tried To Light Wife On Fire At $500,000

Sioux Falls Police: 'a mere push of the thumb would have been catastrophic'

The Sioux Falls man accused of assaulting and pouring gasoline on his wife and then attempting to set her on fire appeared in court for the first time Friday. The judge set 45-year-old Pai Yang’s bond at $500,000 cash. “The thing with domestic violence cases, and especially when you have somebody who is in the side of the relationship where…

Murder Suspect Posts $1M Bond, Now Living In Aberdeen

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A man accused of killing his fiancee has posted a $1 million bond and is now living in Aberdeen. 47-year-old Joseph Schmitz posted bond in Lake County on July 6. Brown County Sheriff’s Office says police are aware that he’s living in Aberdeen and that his location is being monitored. Schmitz is accused in the April…

Voters Approve Spending $15 Million To Build New School In Tea

Goal is to house more students without increasing class sizes

Voters in the Tea Area School District have approved paying more than $15 million for a new elementary school. 70% of voters were in favor of the measure Tuesday night.  The school district needed 60% to authorize the $15.4 million bond sale for the project.  Now, the project can go out to bid and the school district should know which…

Former SF Fire Rescue Chief Sideras Released On Bond

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – According to the Minnehaha County Clerk of Courts, former Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Chief Jim Sideras has been released on a $10,000 cash or surety bond. State’s Attorney Aaron McGown confirmed with KDLT News that Sideras’ initial court appearance will take place on Thursday, May 25th. PREVIOUS STORY SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Authorities on Monday released…

Man Charged With Attempted Murder Appears In Lake Co. Court

Judge Sets Bond At $150,000 Cash Only

A man charged with attempted murder appeared in a Lake Co. courtroom for the first time. Authorities say Matthew Rumbolz led them on a pursuit and shot a deputy early Wednesday morning. Rumbolz has been in jail on a $150,000 cash bond and that’s where the judge kept it at Friday. Along with attempted murder, the 37-year-old man who was…

Bond Set For Daycare Owner Accused In Baby’s Death

SIOUX FALLS – The woman accused in the death of a baby at her in-home daycare appeared in court today. 28-year-old Jennifer Jonnes bond was reduced today to $5,000. There are also several conditions Jonnes has to follow, including no contact with children, other than family members or without another adult present or permission. Jonnes is facing manslaughter charges after…

Sioux Falls Murder Suspect’s Bond Set At $1 Million

The man accused of murdering a Sioux Falls woman on New Years Day appeared in court for the first time. The judge set 25-year-old Joshua LeClaire’s bond at $1 million dollars. In court, Joshua LeClaire asked for a court appointed attorney where he was also read his charges Tuesday afternoon. LeClaire is charged with 1st and 2nd degree murder as…