Local

Three Headed To Trial In SD Mountain Lion Hunting Case

Three Headed To Trial In SD Mountain Lion Hunting Case

Two men accused of killing a mountain lion after it had been treed by hounds near Hill City in western South Dakota have pleaded not guilty.
Seventy-one-year-old James Jucht, of Sioux Falls, and 63-year-old David Terveen, of Emery, are scheduled for trial July 18 on misdemeanor charges of violating the conditions of a big game hunting license.  They each face up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine if convicted. They also could lose their hunting privileges for a year.  It’s illegal to use hounds to hunt mountain lions in South Dakota, outside of limited hound hunting in Custer State Park.
Another man faces a June 11 trial in the case. Forty-one-year-old Wade Musick, of Mitchell, is accused of controlling the hounds.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Letcher Teen Succumbs To Cancer

hospital

Tanna Kingsbury, 15, passed away on Sunday.

in Local

DWU Crowns Homecoming Royalty

King.Queen

This week is Homecoming Week at DWU.

in Local

City Council To Discuss Indoor Swimming Pool, New City Hall Building

corn palace

Monday's meeting begins at 7:30 pm at City Hall.

in Local

Yale Man Dead After Three-Vehicle Accident

ambulance

Robert Fast, 76, collided with a semi-truck just east of Cavour.