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SD man arrested at abandoned farm after kidnapping ex-girlfriend in trunk of her car, strangling her
Republicans and independents out-work Democrats for voters
Mitchell United Way remains confident in reaching 2016 fundraising goal
Weak economy could require state government budget cuts
12,685 voters register in Davison Co. for Nov. 8 election
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Titans win shootout over Bon Homme
Photos from the Mount Vernon/Plankinton vs Bon Homme playoff game
Area football roundup: Scotland holds off Platte-Geddes
South Dakota High School Activities Association football playoff pairings
Photos from the Hanson vs Newell first round playoff game
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Richard John Huey
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
October 24, 2016
Fort Thompson man charged with child rape, abuse
CHAMBERLAIN — A Fort Thompson man was charged with first-degree rape of a 12-year-old girl and abusing two other children over the past year. James Blue, 36, was charged with first-degree rape, sexual contact with a minor and two counts of child abuse for allegedly raping a...
October 24, 2016 - 5:10pm
May 14, 2016
Man faces life in prison for extreme abuse
ABERDEEN -- A man who verbally abused, kicked, urinated on, raped and beat his girlfriend on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in late 2013 and early 2014 at his home in far north-central South Dakota has been found guilty by a federal jury in Aberdeen. The jury deliberated almost...
May 14, 2016 - 10:23am
October 2, 2015
Madison man charged with assault in death of 3-year-old boy
MADISON (AP) — Authorities have charged a Madison man in connection with the death of a 3-year-old boy. Police say 21-year-old Jacob Meinders faces two counts of aggravated assault on a child, along with alternate child abuse counts. He could face up to 30 years in prison if...
October 2, 2015 - 5:24pm
August 19, 2015
Panel on sex abuse of children considers training requirement
PIERRE — A state panel working to combat sexual abuse of children in South Dakota began consideration Tuesday about whether to ask the Legislature to require training in mandatory reporting for people in professions that often deal with young people. The Jolene's Law task force...
August 19, 2015 - 11:28am
April 17, 2015
High court rules 2 child sex abuse cases should go to trial
PIERRE (AP) — The state Supreme Court has ruled that two cases of plaintiffs who say they were abused decades ago by a former staffer at a Catholic mission on the Rosebud Indian Reservation should go to trial. The high court reversed a lower court's ruling this week on the...
April 17, 2015 - 5:47pm
February 25, 2015
ND man pleads guilty to habitual domestic offender charge
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A man with a history of domestic abuse on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation has pleaded guilty to assault. Samuel Silk Jr. faces five years in prison on a federal charge of domestic assault by a habitual offender. Authorities say Silk has two prior...
February 25, 2015 - 3:22pm
February 13, 2015
Film's 'Fifty Shades' of kinky sex stoke domestic abuse debate
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A U.S. grassroots movement is urging people to send $50 to women's shelters rather than see "Fifty Shades of Grey," while...
February 13, 2015 - 10:20pm
January 14, 2015
Gilbertson: State should examine prevalence of elder abuse
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson has proposed evaluating the financial abuse of the elderly in South Dakota. Gilbertson in his Wednesday State of the Judiciary speech to lawmakers discussed proposals he says are making a difference in...
January 14, 2015 - 4:23pm
October 2, 2014
SD judge: Abuse laws don't apply to unborn children
ABERDEEN (AP) — A child abuse case against a South Dakota woman has been thrown out after a federal judge ruled that abuse and neglect laws don't apply to unborn children. The Aberdeen American News reports the judge granted the dismissal in favor of 26-year-old Marissa Sitting...
October 2, 2014 - 6:19pm
August 5, 2014
Task force opens its study of child sex abuse in state
PIERRE -- An estimated 80 percent children who have been sexually abused never tell anyone about it, the chairman of a new South Dakota task force said Tuesday at the panel's first meeting. "We absolutely don't know what to do. And because of that, the conversation has never been...
August 5, 2014 - 4:57pm
July 24, 2014
Mitchell Area Safehouse receives $55K grant
PIERRE, S.D. — Twenty emergency and domestic violence shelters in 15 South Dakota communities will find financial operations a little easier with the help of $513,761 in grant funding through the South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA). The Emergency Solutions Grants...
July 24, 2014 - 11:02pm
June 23, 2014
Son pleads not guilty to elder abuse charge in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls man accused of punching his 73-year-old father has pleaded not guilty to elder abuse and other charges. The Argus Leader reports that 47-year-old Kevin Likes entered his plea Monday. Sioux Falls Police spokesman Sam Clemens says Likes pushed...
June 23, 2014 - 6:53pm