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Thursday | BrandonInfo.com

BV Challenger legals: 4/17

On the 20th day of May, 2014, at the hour of 11:00 am said verified petition will be heard by this Court before the Honorable Patricia Riepel Presiding, at the Court Room 6D in the Minnehaha County Courthouse, City of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota or as soon thereafter as is convenient for the court.

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Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD, Brandon, SD

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Closer Look At South Dakota's Death Row

James McVay is the fourth person on South Dakota's death row following a decision Monday night by a Minnehaha County jury that McVay should die by lethal injection for murdering 75-year-old Maybelle Schein.

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Related Topix: Rapid City, SD

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KSFY

Fire damages garage in central Sioux Falls

It is a significant day for the South Dakota justice system. James McVay has been sentenced to die by lethal injection for killing Sioux Falls hospice nurse Maybelle Schein.

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KSFY

County using new tool to manage roads

Minnehaha County is using a new tool to manage its roads. A van, like the one you see pictured, will travel highways across the county to take inventory of the routes and road conditions.

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Related Topix: University of South Dakota

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Life Or Death: McVay Jury Deliberating

James McVay's life is the hands of a Minnehaha County jury. After hearing seven days of testimony, the jury began deliberations at 12:30 p.m. Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Criminal Defense Law, Law

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Jury Starts Deliberations In McVay Death Penalty Case

A Minnehaha County Jury is deciding if James McVay should spend the rest of his life in prison or be given the death penalty.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Sioux Falls, SD

Thu Apr 10, 2014

BrandonInfo.com

Open Fun Horse is May 3 at W.H. Lyons Fairgrounds

The second Annual "Shaggy" Open Horse Show, a fundraiser for the Minnehaha County 4-H horse program, is planned for Saturday, May 3 at the W.H. Lyons Fairgrounds - Expo Building in Sioux Falls.

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KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Dispatchers Needed

Metro communications is taking applications for dispatchers. Operators are needed to answer and dispatch emergency service calls in Sioux Falls and Minnehaha County.

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Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD

The Miami Herald

Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials

The Minnehaha County Jail took a big step toward openness recently by creating a database of everyone locked up in Sioux Falls.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

KSFY

Election Day hiccups caused a longer wait for results

KSFY News spoke with the city clerk and the county auditor to find out why it took longer than usual.

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Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD

Tue Apr 08, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

E-Poll Books See Minor Problems

The electronic voting systems allow residents to vote from any location. Former Minnehaha County auditor Sue Roust was superintendent of the 57th Street and Minnesota Avenue voting center Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Psychiatrist: McVay Tried To Overdose In Prison

After coming back to South Dakota following the 2011 murder of Maybelle Schein, 43-year-old admitted killer James McVay tried to kill himself by overdosing on an anti-psychotic drug.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, South Dakota State Penitentiary, State Prisons

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Westport News

Penny postcards bring SD courthouses back to life

In this April 3, 2014 photo, David Gilbertson, chief justice of the South Dakota Supreme Court, poses in front of a postcard display in the Capitol building in Pierre, S.D. The collection includes cards with pictures of county courthouses across the state.

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Related Topix: South Dakota, Pierre, SD, Sioux Falls, SD, Mitchell, SD

Sat Apr 05, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Absentee Voting Available Saturday

Those interested in voting for the City of Sioux Falls Municipal/School Board Election, can do so via absentee on Saturday, April 5. Those interested can vote at the Minnehaha County Auditor's Office on 415 N. Dakota Avenue from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Voters will be able to decide on one Mayor, one School Board member, one At-Large City Council Member ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD

Fri Apr 04, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

New Website For The Public About Minnehaha County Inmates

The number of criminal cases in Minnehaha County has skyrocketed by nearly 80 percent in the last decade.

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Related Topix: Prison

KSFY

New web tool lists everyone in Minnehaha County Jail

The new 'Who's Behind Bars' feature on the sheriff's website has an alphabetical listing of everyone currently in jail.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tim Johnson, Sioux Falls, SD, Violent Crime

Thu Apr 03, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

McVay Told Police In 2011 He Wants To Be Executed

The day after he killed 75-year-old Maybelle Schein James McVay told a Sioux Falls Police detective that he wants the death penalty.

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Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD

Wed Apr 02, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

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BrandonInfo.com

Road construction contracts awarded

In preparation for road construction season, the Minnehaha County Commission last week awarded a pair of contracts.

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Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD

BrandonInfo.com

County grants drainage permit

Convinced that a Colton-area farmer made a good-faith effort to contact a downstream landowner, the Minnehaha County Commission last week unanimously approved an agricultural drainage permit for Roger Wolles southeast of Colton in Burk Township.

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Related Topix: Colton, SD

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