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A Carnival cruise in the South Pacific descended into a violent mess
Trump administration assault on bipartisan immigration plan ensured its demise
Pain turns political in Parkland after school shootings
Outside NRA Headquarters, hundreds gather in vigil and protest
McMaster says evidence of Russian meddling is 'now really incontrovertible'
Deere & Co. raises sales forecast amid signs of farm recovery
Gun sales are down, so why did gun stocks just go up?
Rural banker survey suggests economic outlook improving
No more cheeseburgers: McDonald's announces 'healthy' changes to its Happy Meal
Sioux Falls officials defend boozy cupcake business
place a business brief
Discussion about Winner school's agriscience center put on hold again
AgweekTV: Consumer Trust Workshop
AgweekTV: Consumer Trust Workshop
Legislation would exempt livestock producers from emissions reporting
An Ore. woman was infected with rare eye worms, possibly while walking near cattle
All-star appearance shows Karl-Anthony Towns getting some respect
Saturday’s area region wrestling results and state qualifiers
What is THAT? Twins closer Fernando Rodney and his magic changeup
Red Stripe opens its pockets and comes to the rescue for Jamaica bobsledders
After marathon 11-round shootout, Wild fall to Ducks
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Cecilia Mary Vander Heiden
Jacqueline "Jackie" Brink
Cecilia Mary (Kaus) Vander Heiden
Jacqueline "Jackie" Brink
Comparing electric costs
LETTER: Be patriotic, don't name-call
LETTER: So much wrong with abortion
LETTER: No economic boon for Tripp
OPINION: Senator objected to honoring television's Angela Kennecke
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
Wiltz: The foxes I have known
Pheasant Country holds annual habitat education banquet
Ralph & Gail Dybdahl
Chris & Sandi Paustian
November 1, 2013
Abuse victim finds help at safehouse, tells story
EDITOR’S NOTE: As part of her contribution to Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, Lori, 50, a domestic violence survivor, agreed...
November 1, 2013 - 8:12pm
October 23, 2013
SD panel recommends broadening domestic abuse laws
Measure seeks to protect those in abusive dating relationships.
October 23, 2013 - 6:13am
August 30, 2013
Trial for SD nursing home worker ends in hung jury
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Jurors couldn't decide if a former Dell Rapids nursing home worker was guilty of abusing a woman, so the case will restart. The Argus Leader reports (http://argusne.ws/1dz5Fq4 ) 36-year-old Heather Lynn Laird is accused of pulling a 76-year-old woman's hair,...
August 30, 2013 - 10:23pm
August 29, 2013
Former Dell Rapids nursing home worker on trial for abuse
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A former employee at a Dell Rapids nursing home is on trial for allegedly assaulting a patient last November. Heather Laird, 36, pleaded not guilty earlier this year to abuse of a disabled adult. She faces up to two years in prison if convicted, the Argus Leader...
August 29, 2013 - 8:44pm
August 26, 2013
SD lawmakers seek public comment on domestic abuse laws
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota legislative panel studying the state's domestic abuse laws will hold two more hearings to take public comments. A hearing will be held Monday at the Yankton Public Library at 5:15 p.m. A final hearing will be held Tuesday at the Rapid City Public...
August 26, 2013 - 6:09am
July 22, 2013
Trial date set in SD horse abuse case
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A trial date is set for two people accused of abusing nearly 70 horses. Donald and Terry Harwood are charged with 10 counts of inhumane treatment of an animal. They face 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine if convicted. KOTA-TV reports that the trial is set...
July 22, 2013 - 7:08pm
June 16, 2013
MERCER: Legislator values split over protection orders for same-sex abuses
PIERRE -- This summer and fall, nine members of the Legislature will oversee a comprehensive review of domestic abuse in South Dakota. There...
June 16, 2013 - 11:15pm
February 22, 2013
Gann Valley woman arrested after child's death
GANN VALLEY -- A Gann Valley woman has been arrested in connection with the death of a 4-year-old child. Donika Gonzales, 22, was arrested Friday and charged with one count of abuse or cruelty to a minor, a felony with a maximum punishment of 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine....
February 22, 2013 - 3:53pm
February 15, 2013
Accused Presho kidnapper wants evidence suppressed
PRESHO -- The defense lawyer for a Presho man accused of kidnapping and abusing his 10-year-old daughter has objected to a federal judge's recommendation...
February 15, 2013 - 6:15am
January 28, 2013
Sioux Falls mom forces kids into subzero temps, charged with abuse
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A South Dakota woman was charged Monday with neglect following allegations that she kicked five young boys out of her home and into subzero temperatures over the weekend. Local media reported Monday that Kiyanne Arpan, of Sioux Falls, was arrested early Sunday...
January 28, 2013 - 4:18pm
January 22, 2013
Wife pitted against her husband as SD child death trial opens
PARKER -- Four-month-old Jacob Miller died an "untimely death at the hands of his father," a prosecutor said Tuesday during opening statements...
January 22, 2013 - 8:04pm
November 17, 2012
Mitchell man arrested for hitting 8-year-old several times with belt
A Mitchell man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly striking an 8-year-old boy several times with a belt, causing injury to the child. Patrick William Sundermann, 30, is charged with abuse or cruelty to a minor as a result of the alleged incident. He faces a maximum of 10...
November 17, 2012 - 10:11am
ND man sentenced as habitual offender in pivotal abuse case
September 17, 2012 - 2:58pm
December 23, 2011
Wanblee woman accused of killing infant son by 'extreme neglect'
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A Wanblee woman who was nominated for a victim's advocacy award two years ago is now accused of murdering her infant son "by extreme neglect." The media reports that Kehunna Poitra was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on charges of second-degree murder...
December 23, 2011 - 2:35pm
December 2, 2011
Mitchell woman arrested for neglect, abuse of kids
A Mitchell woman was arrested Sunday for neglecting the care of her children. Savannah One Horn, 24, apparently consumed 12 beers in the early morning hours on Sunday and passed out on her living room floor. She had her three children, all younger than 3, living with her,...
December 2, 2011 - 10:25am