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MTI Job Fair draws job hungry students and employers together

Around 450 students met with more than 120 potential employers at the 25th annual MTI Job Fair Thursday. MTI’s Janet Greenway says the event is divided into two parts. “We had an energy job fair in the morning that targets our powerline, wind and sub-station technologists,” said Greenway. “Then we had the campus-wide job fair …

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Court resets fouled up furlough

A 31 year old Mitchell man awaiting a furlough from jail ended up in front of Judge Chris Giles after some apparent confusion. Giles granted Nicholas Tischler a four-hour furlough earlier this week to see his three-month old son for the first time at his mother’s home in Mitchell. However an apparent communication breakdown led …

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Defendant reaches a deal with prosecutors over a 2015 fire and attempted poisoning

A woman accused of trying to poison her husband and starting a fire in October of 2015 in Mitchell has reached a deal with prosecutors. 40 year old Dawn Long pleaded no contest to aggravated assault during a Thursday court appearance. In exchange for the guilty plea prosecutors agreed to dismiss an attempted first-degree murder …

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Wednesday Night Coaches Show: Feb. 20, 2019 CLICK HERE

Wednesday Night Coaches Show Audra Rew – Mitchell Gymnastics Jason Christensen – Dakota Wesleyan Women’s Basketball Matt Wilber – Dakota Wesleyan Men’s Basketball Travis Carpenter – Mitchell Wrestling Todd Nuendorf – Mitchell Boys Basketball Wes Morgan – Mitchell Girls Basketball https://archive.org/details/WednesdayNightCoachesShow

Winter Weather Advisory issued February 23 at 4:50PM MST until February 24 at 5:00PM MST by NWS

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY… * WHAT…Blowing snow expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph Saturday night and Sunday. * WHERE…Portions of east central and southeast South Dakota. * WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Sunday.

Winter Weather Advisory issued February 23 at 2:26AM MST until February 24 at 5:00PM MST by NWS

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY… * WHAT…Blowing snow expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph Saturday night and Sunday. * WHERE…Portions of east central and southeast South Dakota. * WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Sunday.

Winter Weather Advisory issued February 23 at 4:50PM MST until February 24 at 5:00PM MST by NWS

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY… * WHAT…Blowing snow expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph Saturday night and Sunday. * WHERE…Portions of east central and southeast South Dakota. * WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Sunday.

Humanitarian aid crosses into Venezuela as protesters clash, military defects

LorenzoT81/iStock(CARACAS) — As peaceful aid workers started up trucks that would carry humanitarian aid across Venezuela’s borders with Brazil and Colombia on Saturday, thousands of Venezuelans in need of food and medical supplies took to the streets to pressure the military to allow the much-needed aid into the country. The confrontations, most of which have …

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Winter Weather Advisory issued February 23 at 1:58PM MST until February 24 at 5:00PM MST by NWS

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY… * WHAT…Blowing snow expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph Saturday night and Sunday. * WHERE…Portions of east central and southeast South Dakota. * WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Sunday.

Twitter co-founder Ev Williams steps down from board

RomanOkopny/iStock(NEW YORK) — Twitter co-founder Ev Williams is stepping down from the social media company’s board of directors. In a thread of tweets, Williams thanked his co-founders Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone, as well as the numerous people who have served on the board with him over the last 12 years. Williams called his role …

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R. Kelly bail set at $1 million for sex abuse charges

(Chicago Police Department) R. Kelly, seen in his mugshot after surrendering to Chicago police on Feb. 22, 2019, has been indicted on 10 counts of felony criminal sexual abuse. (CHICAGO) — A Chicago judge ordered $1 million bond for R. Kelly on Saturday after the singer was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex …

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Cargo jet crashes into Trinity Bay Anahuac, Texas, officials say

Mateusz Atroszko/iStock(HOUSTON) — A twin-engine cargo plane crashed into a bay near Houston, Texas, Saturday afternoon, officials said. The Boeing 767 jetliner, which was flying from Miami to Houston, crashed into the Trinity Bay near Anahuac just before 1 p.m., officials said. “This information is preliminary and subject to change,” said Lynn Lunsford, a spokeswoman …

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Winter Weather Advisory issued February 23 at 2:26AM MST until February 24 at 5:00PM MST by NWS

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY… * WHAT…Blowing snow expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph Saturday night and Sunday. * WHERE…Portions of east central and southeast South Dakota. * WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Sunday.

Suspect surrenders after allegedly kidnapping woman, shooting man in South Carolina

(Catawba County Sheriff’s Office) Andrew Moser is pictured in this undated photo released by Catawba County Sheriff’s Office. (NEW YORK) — A North Carolina man is facing up to 15 years behind bars for allegedly kidnapping a woman after shooting a man during a heated dispute, police said Saturday. Derek Andrew Moser turned himself into …

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Winter Weather Advisory issued February 23 at 10:02AM MST until February 24 at 5:00PM MST by NWS

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY… * WHAT…Blowing snow expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph Saturday night and Sunday. * WHERE…Portions of east central and southeast South Dakota. * WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Sunday.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un begins long journey to Vietnam ahead of 2nd summit with President Donald Trump

Linh Pham/Getty Images(PYONGYANG, North Korea) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un began an extended trek to Vietnam Saturday ahead of a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump in Hanoi. Trump, who is set to depart the U.S. late Monday for the long flight, will meet with Kim on Feb. 27 and 28. Trump …

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Severe weather outbreak expected in the mid-South

PUBLIC SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 0650 AM CST SAT FEB 23 2019 …Severe thunderstorms expected over parts of the Parts of the Tennessee and lower Mississippi Valleys this afternoon and evening… LOCATIONS… Northern Mississippi Southern parts of western and middle Tennessee Northwestern Alabama HAZARDS… Several tornadoes, a few intense Scattered …

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What automakers aren’t telling you about electric vehicles

Jaguar Land Rover(NEW YORK) — Will 2019 become the year of the electric car? At next month’s auto show in Geneva, electric cars and concepts from Aston Martin’s Lagonda marque, Nissan, Audi, Mercedes, Honda and Kia will take center stage. They’ll join a growing list of cutting-edge electronic vehicles, or EVs, entering the increasingly crowded …

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Charges dropped against owner, designer of Verruckt waterslide where boy was decapitated in horrific accident

ABC News(KANSAS CITY, Kansas) — The owner and designer of what was billed as the world’s tallest waterslide have had all charges against them dropped on Friday in relation to the horrific death of a 10-year-old boy on the ride in 2016. Schlitterbahn Water Park owner Jeff Henry and designer John Schooley had been charged …

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Teen jailed after calling 911 on himself to demand his own arrest for getting drunk at home

iStock/Thinkstock(VAN BUREN, Arkansas) — Police in Van Buren, Arkansas are still scratching their heads over one of the most unusual arrests they said they have made in years. On Thursday night, police received a call from an 18-year-old reporting underage drinking in his home – by him. “Basically he, I guess, was intoxicated and called …

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Winter Weather Advisory issued February 23 at 2:26AM MST until February 24 at 5:00PM MST by NWS

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY… * WHAT…Blowing snow expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph Saturday night and Sunday. * WHERE…Portions of east central and southeast South Dakota. * WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Sunday.

Soil Biology discussed at Nebraska conference

Soil biology. It’s not a new topic by any means, but it’s receiving much more attention these days. UNL Extension educator Keith Glewen says it was the main focus of the recent Nebraska Cover Crop and Soil Health Conference. “It’s a science that we’re learning more about as time goes on because of the technologies …

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Winter Weather Advisory issued February 22 at 7:12PM MST until February 22 at 11:00PM MST by NWS

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT… * WHAT…Snow, with periods of mixed precipitation. Additional snow accumulations up to 1 inch and ice accumulations of a light glaze. * WHERE…Portions of central, east central, south central and

Judge asks for a ladder and a visit to Statue of Liberty before sentencing protester who scaled base on July 4

johnandersonphoto/iStock(NEW YORK) — A New York federal judge wants a ladder and a visit to the Statue of Liberty before he sentences a woman who has come before his court. The woman in question is Staten Island resident Therese Patricia Okoumou, 44, who was arrested last July 4 for scaling the base of the iconic …

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