- 42-year-old Shannon Flowers has an affair with 20-year-old Brittney Chua of Woonsocket. Both are married. He already has two kids. She gets pregnant. He beats her to death with a pipe and disposes of her body in the city compost heap.
- Fall River County deputy Buckly McColl picks up a drunk woman, has sex with her in Edgemont City Hall, then drops her off at a bar. McColl acknowledges what he did was wrong "because he was on duty and a married man." (Subtext: "Had I been off-duty and single, taking advantage of a drunk woman would have been perfectly fine.")
- Kathy Gourley is charged with embezzling over $200K over five years from the Sioux Empire Fair. KELO runs an e-mail from an anonymous tipster saying Gourley showered her boss, newly resigned fair manager Matt Adamski, with thousands of dollars of gifts.
- The South Dakota Department of Transportation reports 14 snowplows have been hit by motorists since the beginning of the year.
As I predicted, Mayor Huether cries wolf again and uses the media to take the temperature of voters - Time to collect some beer cans. And he keeps getting the media to fall for it. Though I will give props to Stu for getting in some digs about his indecisio...
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