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Photos from the first day of the State Fair
4 teens who escaped juvenile facility arrested in Brookings
Nebraska nursing home for Native Americans to open next year
Authorities say they're aware of motorcycle gang gathering
19-year-old man charged in Yankton officer-involved shooting
SDSU Extension offering farm management classes for women
Feeding damaged wheat to cattle may help salvage the crop
Report: Landlords rent out 17.3M acres of SD farmland
South Dakota corn and sorghum crops starting to mature
Extension educator: cattle feed an option for damaged wheat
Area high school volleyball roundup: Golden Eagles sweep Iroquois
Beavers, Blackhawks welcome early morning game
Arrows cruise past Mitchell
Taking on the champs
Friday's Sports Schedule
Kimball couple to celebrate 55th
Mitchell man marks 80th birthday
Late season rhubarb good in cookies now, on ice cream later
‘Walt Before Mickey’ producers visit DWU, theater for film premiere
Tony Orlando still on the road after 54 years
Janet Darlene Bartelt
Jospeh Walter Koupal II
OPINION: General aviation supports SD agriculture
OPINION: Lend a hand to your lender
OPINION: Hey, mistakes happen
OPINION: Now hear this
OPINION: The future is here
SD GF&P searching for adequate number of resident Canada geese
Where will my next adventure take me?
OPINION: The curse of the banana strikes again
Fishing license sales set another record in North Dakota
Officials: Salmon caught on Lake Oahe is South Dakota record
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...
News / state
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...
News / crime
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...
News / crime
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...
Life / entertainment
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...
opinion / letters
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...
News / state
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...
News / state
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...
News / local
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...
News / crime
June 23, 2014 - 6:53pm