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18-year-old Bridgewater woman sustains serious injuries in I-90 crash
Locals brainstorm best uses for Mitchell Recreation Center
Platte man injured in Lake Andes crash
Sheriff's offices understaffed around SD
Opposing sides make case for, against campaign finance reform measure
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
July 27, 2016
Scooter-SUV crash in Aberdeen kills 80-year-old man
ABERDEEN (AP) — The collision of a motorized scooter and a sport utility vehicle at an uncontrolled intersection in Aberdeen killed the 80-year-old man on the scooter. Police Capt. Jay Tobin tells the American News that Gene Becker died at a hospital from injuries he suffered in...
July 27, 2016 - 10:55am
July 25, 2016
Motorist faces kidnapping charge after hit-and-run crash
ABERDEEN (AP) — A Claremont man is facing a kidnapping charge after allegedly forcing another motorist to help him flee from a crash scene in Aberdeen. Police tell the American News that 36-year-old Charles Fabert rear-ended another vehicle Friday night, and used threats to force...
July 25, 2016 - 1:09pm
July 23, 2016
Aberdeen approves animal carcass composting facility
ABERDEEN (AP) — Aberdeen zoning officials have approved a facility designed to use compost animal carcasses for use as a crop fertilizer supplement. Iowa-based Lynch Livestock wants to build the 40-foot-by-30-foot covered facility due to slow service by local animal rendering companies....
July 23, 2016 - 9:24am
July 22, 2016
Judge refuses to lower bond for Aberdeen shooting suspect
ABERDEEN (AP) — A judge has refused to change bond for an Aberdeen man accused of shooting another man. The American News reports that 23-year-old Abdirhman Ahmad Noor appeared in court Thursday but did not enter pleas to attempted murder and aggravated assault counts. Prosecutor...
July 22, 2016 - 10:54am
July 20, 2016
Aberdeen mortuary owner pleads guilty to misdemeanors
ABERDEEN (AP) — One of two owners of a mortuary business in Aberdeen where authorities found drugs while executing a search warrant has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors. The Aberdeen American News reports that the attorney for 53-year-old George Schriver on Tuesday entered guilty...
July 20, 2016 - 12:16pm
July 15, 2016
Wandering boy who said he was Batman reunited with parents
ABERDEEN (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old boy who was found wandering alone in Aberdeen and told police he was Batman is back with his parents. The American News reports that the boy was found Thursday afternoon wearing only a T-shirt and underwear and no shoes or socks. Police...
July 15, 2016 - 5:17pm
July 14, 2016
Engineer to assess Aberdeen building where roof collapsed
ABERDEEN (AP) — A structural engineer is scheduled to be in Aberdeen on Friday to assess a building that suffered a partial roof collapse. The American News reports that a 20-by-20-foot area of Bargain Mart's roof collapsed Monday morning. The business has been closed since, and...
July 14, 2016 - 1:09pm
July 13, 2016
Residents push for safety improvements on stretch of US 12
ABERDEEN (AP) — Some residents of northeastern South Dakota want the state Department of Transportation to boost safety on a stretch of U.S. Highway 12. They say the stretch between Ipswich and Aberdeen has become dangerous due to truck traffic, reckless drivers and speed limit...
July 13, 2016 - 11:13am
July 12, 2016
South Dakota farmers say rainfall will help corn crops
ABERDEEN (AP) — Farmers in northeastern South Dakota say a recent round of rain has helped their corn crops after weeks of drought. Greg Odde, who farms between Ellendale, North Dakota, and Huron, told the Aberdeen News that the rain on Sunday and Monday morning hit a lot of dry...
July 12, 2016 - 11:12am
Bond set at $50K for suspect in Aberdeen shooting
ABERDEEN (AP) — Bond has been set at $50,000 for a 23-year-old Aberdeen man charged in connection with a shooting that sent another man to the hospital. The Aberdeen American News reports Abdirhman Ahmad Noor made his initial court appearance Monday. Noor, who is also known as Ali...
July 12, 2016 - 10:29am
July 6, 2016
$15M upgrade nearly done at Northern State fine arts center
ABERDEEN (AP) — Officials say a $15 million upgrade at the Fine Arts Center at Northern State University is nearing completion. The American News reports the remodeling project is slated to open next month. Classes start on Aug. 22 across campus and school officials say the center...
July 6, 2016 - 11:31am
June 30, 2016
Aberdeen mortuary owner pleads guilty to drug charges
ABERDEEN (AP) — One of two owners of a mortuary business in Aberdeen where authorities conducted a search warrant has pleaded guilty to drug charges. The American News reports that 59-year-old James Schriver pleaded guilty to possessing methamphetamine and marijuana in a plea deal...
June 30, 2016 - 11:28am
Northern Beef creditors get final notice to submit claims
ABERDEEN (AP) — More than two years after bankruptcy proceedings started for the Northern Beef Packers plant in South Dakota, unsecured creditors have been given final notice to submit proof of their claims for payment. Court documents show 738 creditors received notice that all...
June 30, 2016 - 11:24am
June 27, 2016
Brown County Commission mulls hard alcohol sales at rodeo
ABERDEEN (AP) — The Brown County Commission is considering a plan to serve liquor at the Dacotah Stampede Rodeo at the Brown County Fair. The Aberdeen American News reports that Fair Manger Derek Ricci put forward a proposal that would allow hard alcohol sales in a restricted area...
June 27, 2016 - 12:28pm
Man accused of sexually abusing child pleads not guilty
ABERDEEN (AP) — A South Dakota man charged with sexually abusing a child is denying any wrongdoing. Twenty-seven-year-old Reuben James Flying Bye has pleaded not guilty to a federal charge of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. The office of U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler says the...
June 27, 2016 - 11:40am