NO Travel Advised

NO Travel Advised

Updated from the Cherry County Sheriff’s Office, posted around 7 am CT 4/14/18: 2nd UPDATE Plows are out across the county but clean up will take time. Removing vehicles from Highway 20 will be a lengthy process so if at all possible avoid Highway 20 between...
Tribal Economic Summit Focuses on Youth

Tribal Economic Summit Focuses on Youth

More than 150 tribal leaders from the Great Plains to the Rocky Mountains are gathered in Rapid City for an economic summit with a focus on youth. The second annual Great Plains Tribal Leader’s Economic Summit includes students from Pine Ridge...
SD Crop Report

SD Crop Report

South Dakota’s winter wheat crop remains mostly in fair condition as spring progresses. The federal Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that 62 percent of the wheat crop is rated fair, with another 22 percent in good condition. Only 16 percent...
District Court Jury Renders Obermiller Verdict

District Court Jury Renders Obermiller Verdict

The Cherry County District Court jury returned verdicts in the Gary Obermiller case on Monday morning.  Obermiller was adjudged not guilty on all three counts of first degree sexual assault as well as the third degree sexual assault of a child.  Obermiller was...
Parmelee Man Indicted

Parmelee Man Indicted

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Parmelee, South Dakota man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Minor. Mason Neck, age 28, was indicted on February 14. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on...
Cherry County Commissioners Meeting March 27

Cherry County Commissioners Meeting March 27

The Cherry County Commissioners met on Tuesday for a regular meeting. Along with routine business, the board members conducted the quarterly jail inspection and participated in a tour of the new Cherry County Hospital renovations. The board voted to terminate a 1937...