Roberts County, SD

Roberts County Deputy seizes ten pounds of methamphetamine in I-29 drug bust

In the early morning hours of Tuesday, Apr. 5, 2022, a Roberts County Sheriff’s Deputy performed a routine traffic stop on a vehicle heading northbound on Interstate 29. The deputy smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. While performing a search of the motor vehicle, ten pounds of methamphetamine (approximate street value $60,000-$100,000*) was located in the vehicle, as well as a loaded firearm, nearly one pound of marijuana, and a large amount of cash. The driver of the vehicle was taken into custody on several charges including, but not limited to: For more on this story and many more please purchase a copy of the Sisseton Courier on news stands now or purchase a copy of the E-edtion on this website..
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Debris covering road on I-29 at mile marker 204

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — The South Dakota Highway Patrol is asking commuters to drive with caution when driving on I-29 this morning. The South Dakota Highway Patrol is reporting that there is debris at mile marker 204 on I-29 near the Grant/Roberts County line. You’re asked to drive slow through the area.
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Authorities seize 10 pounds of meth in northeast South Dakota traffic stop

SISSETON, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Tens of thousands of dollars worth of methamphetamine are off the streets following a traffic stop on Interstate 29 in northeast South Dakota. Authorities performed a “routine” traffic stop Tuesday morning, according to the Roberts County Sheriff’s Office. The deputy smelled marijuana, and proceeded...

Sizeable drug bust made in northeastern South Dakota

SISSSETON, S.D. (KFGO) -A traffic stop on I-29 in northeastern South Dakota has led to a significant drug seizure. The Roberts County Sheriff’s Office said a deputy smelled marijuana coming from the car, which was northbound. During a search, 10 lbs. of methamphetamine, a pound of marijuana and about $80,000 in cash were seized along with a loaded gun.

Pheasants Forever Banquet

The 20th Annual Roberts County Pheasants Forever Banquet was held Saturday, Mar. 5, at the Roberts County 4-H Community Center in Sisseton. Attendees enjoyed an evening of socializing and a meal. Those winning top prizes were (kneeling in front row, left to right) Oakley Hanson, Rhett Iverson, Asher Pallesen, Isaac Pallesen, Hudson Pallesen, Jax Solberg, Owen Currence, Andrew Currence, Nick Currence, Kraig Steen, Logan Schaunaman, Carter Schaunaman, (middle row) Corrine Bell, Mason Gray, Reed Gray, Peggy Reich, Pam Helgeson, Cory Ahrens, Curt Ritter, Neal Klindt, Maureen Hanson, (back row) Sam Hanson, Bryan Mussetter, RJ Lick, Dexter Lick, Davis Groneberg, Nevaeh Hamling, Chad Sibson, Pat Dady, Brad Lekness and (not pictured) Calvin Ceroll. The net proceeds from the fundraiser are used to provide for wildlife habitat, conservation, and youth hunting education. ~ Courier Photo.

4-H Shooting Sports continues to grow in Roberts County

The Roberts County 4-H Shooting Sports program kicked off during the week of Jan. 9, 2022. The shooting sports program offers youth between the ages of 8 and 18 years the opportunity to shoot archery, BB gun, air pistol, air rifle and .22 rifle during the winter season. Archery is held at the 4-H building in Sisseton, while BB gun, air pistol, and air rifle practices are all held in both Rosholt and Wilmot. The .22 rifle season started at the Tri-State Shooters Club in Rosholt, and will move to the outdoor range in Sisseton when weather permits. Muzzleloading and shotgun are also offered at the outdoor ranges in Sisseton during the summer months.


The citizens of the Township of Geneseo in the County of Roberts, South Dakota and who are qualified to vote at Township elections, are hereby notified that the Annual Township meeting for said Township will be held at Shady Beach in said township, on Tuesday, the 1st day of March at 1:00 o’clock p.m. for the following purposes: