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South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper injured in traffic stop
Aid deal promises quicker fire evacuations in Black Hills
UPDATE: 5 people including pregnant woman die in reservation crash
Seeking an outdoor oasis: Pergolas create room-like space
Declutter: Tips to tidy up your home, inbox
Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
5 questions with ... KaSondra Staiger, Rancher, Hebron, N.D.
AgweekTV: Better grilling
Escaped cow wanders Mitchell park; lured home with corn
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
Dillon captures wet Coca-Cola 600 for 1st Cup win
Rays' 15th-inning blasts sink Twins
Kisner earns one-shot win at Dean & Deluca Invitational
Feng limps to one-stroke LPGA victory despite two late bogeys
Sato becomes first Japanese driver to win Indy 500
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
Daniel Robert Fritz
Karen L. Wright
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
LETTER: Forum clarifications
LETTER: A day we hold sacred
LETTER: Unjustified criticism
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
The Rev. Gerald J. Thury
Jim & Elizabeth Wieczorek
May 14, 2017
Wagner man charged with threatening kids, assaulting officer
WAGNER — A Wagner man was recently arrested for allegedly threatening children and assaulting an officer. Aaron Patterson, 25, was cited...
May 14, 2017 - 12:03pm
May 5, 2017
Plankinton man found guilty of 26 felonies in sex abuse case
PLANKINTON — A Plankinton man was found guilty of 26 felonies Friday related to sexual acts with two minor girls, a prosecutor said. Christian...
May 5, 2017 - 10:18pm
May 1, 2017
Chamberlain women charged with child abuse related to drugs
CHAMBERLAIN — Two women were charged with possessing drugs and child abuse after allegedly becoming intoxicated and failing to care for...
May 1, 2017 - 5:00pm
April 27, 2017
DCI agent warns MHS students of sexting, bullying, online predators
Anyone can be a victim of abuse online, even in small-town South Dakota. That's one of the messages Special Agent Toby Russell gave to the students...
April 27, 2017 - 4:56pm
March 5, 2017
Man pleads guilty to failing help boy who died of abuse
RAPID CITY (AP) — A South Dakota man has pleaded guilty to failing to help an abused boy, then concealing his death from authorities. Forty-four-year-old Mitchell Wisecarver admitted in federal court Friday that he knew his wife, Lori Wisecarver, had been physically abusing 2-year-old...
March 5, 2017 - 4:30pm
February 22, 2017
Fort Thompson woman admits to suffocating infant son while sleeping
PIERRE — A Fort Thompson woman who was drunk, fell asleep in the same bed as her infant son and smothered him has pleaded guilty to child...
February 22, 2017 - 4:56pm
February 14, 2017
Marty man denies charge of federal sexual abuse
MARTY — A Marty man pleaded not guilty to a federal count of sexual abuse after allegedly engaging in an illicit act with a minor. Burton...
February 14, 2017 - 5:46pm
February 11, 2017
Lower Brule man pleads not guilty to sexual abuse of two minors
LOWER BRULE — An area man recently pleaded not guilty to aggravated sexual abuse and sexual abuse with two minors. James St. Cloud, 36,...
February 11, 2017 - 9:55am
January 23, 2017
CASA provides representation for abused, neglected children
For 13 years as a child, Denice Beurskens was abused, and she couldn’t let another child suffer the same way she did. So, Beurskens joined...
January 23, 2017 - 11:11am
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