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North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier
White House official: deal to avoid government shutdown could come today
'Happy Days' Star Erin Moran Dies at 56
Minnesota's 2014 top teacher uses experience to help other educators -- and parents
Davison County Magistrate Court for Feb. 27 through March 13
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Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
94th Little 'I' Celebrates Tradition and New Events
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Dry straw the most important tool for healthy calves
KIRK: 'Gettin' a cow in' provides frustrations, yet good stories to share
Cougars cruise in home golf meet
Kernel boys better own relay record
Locals lead the way at Greenway Relays
Rosario's blast carries Twins by Tigers
Greenway puts his stamp on hometown meet
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 C. "Bobby" Douville, Sr.
Dennis LeRoy (Denny) Kringen
Richard J. Miller
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
THUNE: A moment worth the wait
ROUNDS: Undoing the Obama legacy of ‘government knows best’
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
LETTER: A look at recent changes
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
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
August 30, 2016
Aberdeen denies taxicab license to manslaughter suspect
ABERDEEN (AP) — The city of Aberdeen has denied a taxicab license to a man charged with manslaughter in another man's death last year. Bradley Quist has pleaded not guilty to felony manslaughter in the May 2015 death of 61-year-old Ronald Witchey, who authorities say died from blunt-force...
August 30, 2016 - 11:26am
August 26, 2016
Aberdeen expects 800 visitors for South Dakota Senior Games
ABERDEEN (AP) — Tourism officials in Aberdeen expect about 800 people to visit their community for the South Dakota Senior Games. Event director Mark Kolb tells the Aberdeen American News that 530 athletes have registered to participate and many of them are traveling with family...
August 26, 2016 - 11:03am
August 23, 2016
Jury selection underway in trial of Aberdeen slaying suspect
PIERRE (AP) — A jury of eight men and six women was selected Tuesday to hear the case of an Aberdeen man accused of stabbing a woman to death. John Hemminger, 34, is charged with premeditated murder in the death of Jessica Goebel, 26, who died in January 2015 at a Sioux Falls hospital...
August 23, 2016 - 11:43am
Aberdeen man shot by police officer released from hospital
ABERDEEN (AP) - An Aberdeen man who was shot by a police officer has been released from a Sioux Falls hospital and taken to jail. Twenty-one-year-old Ehkhu Hser Poe is accused of assaulting four people, including an officer. Court documents allege he was armed with a knife but don't...
August 23, 2016 - 11:39am
August 22, 2016
1st new elementary school in 43 years opening in Aberdeen
ABERDEEN (AP) — A new school is opening in Aberdeen for the first time in a dozen years. The American News reports that Mike Miller Elementary opens Tuesday, with about 200 students expected to be in attendance. It's the first new elementary in the city in 43 years, and the first...
August 22, 2016 - 11:14am
Trial set to begin in stabbing case that shocked community
ABERDEEN (AP) — A homicide case that shocked the Aberdeen area and led the community to focus on domestic violence is ready for trial, 20 months after authorities say a woman was stabbed 26 times. John Hemminger, 35, is charged with murder in the January 2015 stabbing of 26-year-old...
August 22, 2016 - 10:52am
August 18, 2016
Aberdeen man shot by police allegedly was armed with knife
ABERDEEN (AP) — Authorities say an Aberdeen man who was shot by a police officer was armed. The American News reports that court documents allege 21-year-old Ehkhu Hser Poe was armed with a knife, though they don't indicate if he actually used the weapon. Poe was shot early Sunday....
August 18, 2016 - 11:37am
August 15, 2016
Man shot by Aberdeen police officer in weekend incident
ABERDEEN (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man who was shot by an Aberdeen police officer for felony aggravated assault and drug charges. Attorney General Marty Jackley says the incident happened after officers responded to a disturbance call at a residence shortly after midnight...
August 15, 2016 - 1:01pm
Aberdeen faith leaders organize community worship service
ABERDEEN (AP) — Aberdeen-area faith leaders have organized a community worship service at the Brown County Fair. The Aberdeen American News reports that the non-denominational service will be held Aug. 21. The service has been organized by a network of pastors from a number of denominations...
August 15, 2016 - 12:55pm
August 10, 2016
Fire destroys 260 large round hay bales in Brown County
ABERDEEN (AP) — Fire destroyed about 260 large round hay bales in rural Brown County. Aberdeen Rural Assistant Fire Chief Derwin Kampa tells the American News that spontaneous combustion likely caused the Tuesday afternoon blaze. No one was hurt. Smoke from the fire prompted authorities...
August 10, 2016 - 10:47am
August 8, 2016
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
ABERDEEN (AP) — South Dakota wildlife officials are doing away with a special August goose hunting season aimed at reducing the numbers of resident Canada geese. The August Management Take season was added several years ago to try to reduce crop damage from the birds. At the time,...
August 8, 2016 - 12:23pm
Parent company of Aberdeen newspaper to buy Public Opinion
ABERDEEN (AP) — The parent company of the Aberdeen American News and Farm Forum has agreed to buy the Watertown Public Opinion. The American News reports that Public Opinion publisher Mark Roby will be regional publisher for both the Watertown and Aberdeen properties after the sale...
August 8, 2016 - 11:33am
August 4, 2016
Obama shortens sentence of drug convict from Aberdeen
ABERDEEN (AP) — A drug convict from Aberdeen is among 214 federal inmates whose sentences are being shortened by President Barack Obama. Cory Kamerud was sentenced to two decades in federal prison in 2002 for distributing methamphetamine. He now will be released on Dec. 1. Almost...
August 4, 2016 - 11:00am
August 3, 2016
Mina couple sentenced on animal neglect conspiracy charges
ABERDEEN (AP) — A Mina husband and wife accused of keeping dogs in deplorable conditions have pleaded no contest to an animal neglect conspiracy charge. The American News reports that 66-year-old Leonard Sollie and 68-year-old Karla Sollie on Tuesday each was given a suspended 30-day...
August 3, 2016 - 11:11am