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Police: Mount Vernon man raped 7-year-old boy in exchange for video game
School board to hold public budget hearing
Douglas County man charged with eluding, DUI after high-speed chase
Police: Man threatens children with gun in Sioux Falls
Car hits, injures 2 pedestrian in Sioux Falls
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
2 LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybee stress in SD
South Dakota youth nonprofit to breed cattle with donation
5 questions with ... Tom DePuydt, farmer/rancher, Saco, Mont.
AgweekTV: Drought Troubles
Emergency CRP grazing authorized in the Dakotas and Montana
MAC finishes second at Corn Palace Invite
McCook/Miner wins Lennox tournament
Amateur baseball roundup: Alexandria takes down Parkston
Bulldogs fall to Wildcats
Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers in playoff
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Robert "Andy" Anderson, Sr.
OPINION: 'Somebody always needs to be looking'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
LETTER: Spending millions on lake fix needs guarantee
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
October 21, 2016
Judge denies new trial for Aberdeen man convicted of murder
ABERDEEN (AP) — A man convicted in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend in Aberdeen will not get a new trial. A jury in August found 34-year-old John Hemminger guilty of premeditated murder in the January 2015 death of 26-year-old Jessica Goebel, of Aberdeen. Hemminger was sentenced...
October 21, 2016 - 12:46pm
Group nixes simulated gunfire at Halloween event in Aberdeen
ABERDEEN (AP) — Ghouls, clowns and zombies will take over an Aberdeen park this weekend for an annual Halloween event, but gun props will be missing this year. The Aberdeen News reports that the Optimist Club, which holds the "Haunted Forest," is honoring a police request to nix...
October 21, 2016 - 10:31am
October 8, 2016
Open Meeting Commission scheduled to gather in Aberdeen
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Attorney General's office says the Open Meeting Commission is gathering in Aberdeen. The meeting is scheduled for Oct. 14 at Beulah Williams Library. The agenda is set to include oral presentations on a complaint related to the Groton City Council....
October 8, 2016 - 10:33am
September 26, 2016
Man convicted in Aberdeen stabbing death asks for new trial
ABERDEEN (AP) — An attorney for an Aberdeen man convicted in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend last year says his client deserves a new trial. John Hemminger, 34, was convicted last month of premeditated murder in the killing of 26-year-old Jessica Goebel. He was sentenced...
September 26, 2016 - 10:58am
September 21, 2016
South Dakota Film Festival kicks off Wednesday in Aberdeen
ABERDEEN (AP) — The 10th edition of the South Dakota Film Festival kicks off Wednesday in Aberdeen. Organizer Brent Brandt tells the Aberdeen American News more than 300 films were submitted to the festival, but only 65 will be screened. The schedule of nine viewing sessions includes...
September 21, 2016 - 12:16pm
Skimmer suspect in Aberdeen pleads guilty to identity theft
ABERDEEN (AP) — One of three men facing federal charges over skimmers that were planted on gas pumps in the Aberdeen region has admitted that he was involved in the scam. The Aberdeen American News reports 29-year-old Robisdel Gonzalez-Abreau pleaded guilty Tuesday to identity theft....
September 21, 2016 - 12:11pm
Aberdeen man charged in assault that fractured man's skull
ABERDEEN (AP) — An Aberdeen man is accused in an attack that left another man with a fractured skull. The Aberdeen American News reports that 34-year-old Charles Teal is charged with felony aggravated assault. The incident was reported just before 7 p.m. on Sunday. Authorities say...
September 21, 2016 - 11:58am
September 19, 2016
Man gets 1 year for assaulting officer on reservation
ABERDEEN (AP) — A South Dakota man has been sentenced to one year in prison after admitting that he assaulted a federal officer in January in a community on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. U.S. District Judge Charles Kornmann has sentenced 23-year-old Dylan Demery to a year...
September 19, 2016 - 11:19am
September 14, 2016
Rash of crimes prompts Aberdeen police to open new office
ABERDEEN (AP) — A rash of violent crimes in Aberdeen has prompted the city's police department to open a satellite office in a former mall. Aberdeen Police Chief Dave McNeil tells the Aberdeen American News the goal of the new office is to encourage communication between law enforcement...
September 14, 2016 - 10:56am
September 12, 2016
Supreme Court to begin October term at Northern State
ABERDEEN (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court will begin its October court term at Northern State University in Aberdeen. The high court is scheduled to hear oral arguments Oct. 3-5 at the school's Johnson Fine Arts Center. The court will hear nine cases. Several non-oral cases...
September 12, 2016 - 11:37am
September 9, 2016
Aberdeen police officer who shot suspect cleared after probe
PIERRE (AP) — An Aberdeen police officer who shot and wounded a suspect has been cleared of any wrongdoing. Attorney General Marty Jackley says a state investigation determined that Officer Ty Reinke was justified in firing his weapon during the Aug. 14 incident. Twenty-one-year-old...
September 9, 2016 - 11:55am
Multiple shots fired at second apartment complex in Aberdeen
ABERDEEN (AP) — Aberdeen police are investigating a second incident of shots being fired at an apartment complex and have offered rewards for information that helps them to crack the case. About 10 shots were fired at an apartment complex shortly before 12:30 a.m. Thursday, according...
September 9, 2016 - 11:41am
September 7, 2016
Life in prison for man convicted in ex-girlfriend's stabbing
FORT PIERRE (AP) — An Aberdeen man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend has been sentenced to life in prison. The Aberdeen American News reports 34-year-old John Hemminger was sentenced Wednesday. A jury found Hemminger guilty last week of first-degree murder in the January...
September 7, 2016 - 12:50pm
Aberdeen funeral home operator sentenced on drug counts
ABERDEEN (AP) — A former operator of an Aberdeen funeral home will be on probation for five years for possessing drugs at the business. Fifty-nine-year-old James Schriver and his 53-year-old brother, George, were arrested in April after police said they found nearly 3 pounds of...
September 7, 2016 - 12:13pm
September 1, 2016
No one injured in late-night Aberdeen drive-by shooting
ABERDEEN (AP) — Aberdeen police are investigating a drive-by shooting during which 11 rounds were fired from a vehicle into an apartment complex. No injuries were reported in the incident shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday. Officers recovered shells that will be submitted for forensic...
September 1, 2016 - 11:19am