ABERDEEN

S.D. Man Found Not Guilty Of Killing Daughter’s Boyfriend

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP/KVRR) — A jury in Aberdeen has found Jarrett Jones not guilty of fatally shooting his daughter’s boyfriend in 2020. Jones claimed he was defending himself and his daughter. After eight hours of deliberation, the jury last night found Jones not guilty of first-degree murder, second-degree murder and first- and second-degree manslaughter. According to testimony, Jon Schumacher was…

Contempt charges dropped for Marshals Service supervisors

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Contempt charges have been dismissed for three supervisors in the U.S. Marshals Service for a series of events that began with a deputy marshal refusing to disclose her vaccination status while serving in federal court in Aberdeen. Federal Judge Charles Kornmann filed the charges after directing anybody in his courtroom to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  When a deputy…

Guilty plea to manslaughter in fatal Aberdeen stabbing

ABERDEEN, S.D. – An Aberdeen man has changed his plea in a fatal stabbing as part of an agreement with prosecutors. Twenty-four-year-old Jacob Lane Lee Bad Wound has pleaded guilty to felony manslaughter in the death of Higinio Anthony Santiago who was found stabbed at an Aberdeen home on Aug. 26, 2020. Bad Wound was initially charged with murder, pleaded…

North Dakota man arrested after Aberdeen park is locked down

Storybook Land at Wylie ParkABERDEEN, S.D. – A North Dakota man is being held on possible charges of making terroristic threats after an incident that brought the bomb squad to an Aberdeen park this week. Police were called to Wylie Park around noon Wednesday on reports that a man was talking about “blowing things up” and was burying things in…

Discover South Dakota: Aberdeen

Aberdeen Invited You To The Land Of Fairy Tales

  We are wrapping up our two-week virtual road trip around our region with a visit to a land of make-believe. Aberdeen, South Dakota has Storybook Land, a theme park filled with fairy tale characters and stories. The park is inside the larger Wylie Park, which has camping and plenty of outdoor recreation activities. Both parks have free admission. Storybook…

Semi Driver Suffers Medical Condition While Driving Near Jamestown And Dies

There was no damage to the truck or load of cattle he was hauling

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A 63-year-old semi driver is dead after suffering a sudden medical condition and driving off Old Highway 10 near Jamestown. It happened around 7 Tuesday night. Two other drivers saw what happened and found the semi driver unconscious and called 911. The driver was taken to the hospital in Jamestown where he was pronounced dead. There was…

Missing Plane Headed for Oakes, ND Found Near Aberdeen

There was no immediate word on the pilot of the Cessna 172.

ABERDEEN, S.D.–Officials say a small plane missing for nearly two weeks has been found crashed near Aberdeen. There was no immediate word on the pilot of the Cessna 172, the only one on board. Brown County Chief Deputy Dave Lunzman said Tuesday a hunter found the wreckage about 3 miles north of Aberdeen Monday evening. Lunzman says adverse weather conditions…

Air Search To Resume For Missing Single-Engine Plane

The blue and white Cessna went missing Thursday between Aberdeen, South Dakota, and Oakes, North Dakota

OAKES, N.D. — Air Force helicopters brought in to help search for a missing plane and its pilot are scheduled to resume operations. Aerial crews including the North Dakota and South Dakota wings of the Civil Air Patrol and U.S. Air Force were grounded by bad weather on Saturday. The blue and white single-engine Cessna went missing Thursday between Aberdeen,…