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Authorities warn of phone scam in Brule County

BRULE COUNTY, S.D. (KELO) — Authorities in Brule County are warning residents to be careful of a phone scam involving law enforcement. The Brule County Sheriff’s Office said that a person is making calls pretending to be a deputy from the Sheriff’s Office. In the call, the person states that the person they are calling is involved in a legal matter and needs to provide money.
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Brule County Sheriff’s Office warns of scam messages and calls

If you get a message from someone claiming to from the Brule County (South Dakota) Sheriff’s Office saying you need to call them back, don’t. Sheriff Darrell Miller says his office is getting calls about the attempted scam. Miller asks that anyone who receives the scam call, report...
BRULE COUNTY, SD
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Road conditions still icy following Friday’s snowstorm

BRULE, S.D. (KELO) –Road conditions across KELOLAND are still icy following Friday’s snowstorm, according to law enforcement. There have been several roll-overs along I-90 the South Dakota Highway Patrol tweeted Saturday morning. The South Dakota Highway Patrol tweeted the pictures above to remind drivers to use caution, slow...
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Man beat inmates, jailer with iron during escape, fought cops amid apprehension, police say

CHAMBERLAIN — A Wessington Springs man is facing a second round of charges after authorities say he beat two inmates and a jailer with an iron during an escape. Jesse Knight, 31, of Wessington Springs, was charged with first-degree escape, aggravated assault against a law enforcement officer, simple assault against a law enforcement officer and two counts of aggravated assault when he allegedly fought his way out of the Brule County Jail.
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87-year-old man identified as person killed in Brule County crash

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. (KELO) — A Mitchell man has been identified as the person killed in a crash on August 26 near Chamberlain. South Dakota Highway Patrol says a Ford Taurus was traveling on I-90 and took the 265 exit. The vehicle went into the ditch on the south side of the interstate and rolled.
CHAMBERLAIN, SD
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Names Released in Brule County Fatal Crash

A Mitchell, S.D. man has died as the result of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Aug. 26, 2021 near Chamberlain. Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2016 Ford Taurus was on Interstate 90 and took the 265 exit. The vehicle went into the ditch on the south side of the interstate and rolled.
MITCHELL, SD
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Aug. 26, 2021, accident in Brule County near Chamberlain turns fatal

An 87 year old Mitchell man has died as the result of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash that occurred the afternoon of Aug. 26, 2021, (12:35pm CT) one mile east of Chamberlain. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says preliminary crash information indicates Armond Oehlerking was driving a 2016 Ford...
CHAMBERLAIN, SD
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3 South Dakota men facing rape charges out of Brule County

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Three men in central South Dakota are facing multiple rape charges. Our sources tell us the suspects are a father and his two adult sons. According to court documents, the crimes happened between January 2019 and December 2020 in Brule County. 68-year-old Michael Waldner Senior,...
BRULE COUNTY, SD
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Despite drought, Brule County fishing is hot near Chamberlain

BRULE COUNTY, S.D. (KELO) — It’s not just farms and ranches that are feeling the heat from the drought. South Dakota’s lakes and rivers are drying up because of the lack of rain and the hottest June on record for the state. As the sun goes down over Brule County,...
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US Marshals apprehend third fugitive after September escape

State prison inmate Liberty Briley was placed back into custody Thursday evening, according to a press release from the South Dakota Department of Corrections. Briley is currently being held in the Brule County Jail until arrangements can be made to move him to a facility in Sioux Falls. Briley left...
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