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After calling Barbara Bush an 'amazing racist,' a professor taunts critics: 'I will never be fired'
Three Kansas militiamen who plotted to bomb Muslims are found guilty on terrorism charges
Trump calls Stormy Daniels' story of 2011 threat 'a total con job'
Olson directs his final MHS play, 'The Day the Internet Died'
Spring storms delay ... everything
Herberger's, other Bon-Ton Stores, to close
Job fair attracts hungry employers
Unnamed California investor buying up SD motels
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
One person killed when engine fails on Southwest flight, forcing emergency landing
place a business brief
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Wolf-related cattle losses a major concern for northwest Minnesota ranchers
Bruno Sammartino, 'Living Legend' king of pro wrestling, dies at 82
Teichmeier adds size, length for Tiger men
Baltic principal, former Freeman football coach Jim Aisenbrey dies
More changes to spring sports schedule due to weather
Is it a travel? Andrew Wiggins says James Harden's step back is 'a legal one'
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
Margaret (Olson) Letcher
Gary Lee Brink
Glenda L. Thompson
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
GRAVES: What keeps me up at night
OPINION: Helping a family in need
OPINION: Seasons come in their own time
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Antlerless deer hunting proposed for Dec. 8-16
Road trip options abound in Manitoba
Scanning the 10-day forecast — and hoping
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
Lowell Funk 80th birthday
Verna J. Hofer
Dr. John Wingfield
February 18, 2015
SD's US attorney to resign, join firm with ND's prosecutor
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's top federal prosecutor is joining his North Dakota counterpart in leaving those posts and opening local offices...
February 18, 2015 - 4:47pm
August 27, 2014
A guide to the EB-5 program investigation in SD
Republican and Democratic lawmakers hope to delve deeper into the scandal involving an investment-for-green-card program at the Sept. 24 Government Operations and Audit Committee meeting in Pierre. Here's a look at key elements of the investigations into the reported misappropriation...
August 27, 2014 - 10:53pm
Wismer asks for another Dem lawmaker to sit in for her on EB-5 hearing
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Democratic candidate for South Dakota governor is asking that another member of her party sit in on a committee looking into reported misconduct with the EB-5 visa program in the Governor's Office of Economic Development Rep. Susan Wismer asked Republican...
August 27, 2014 - 10:49pm
August 13, 2014
Health care workers find role in human trafficking fight
SIOUX FALLS — Health care workers who are on the front lines to detect human trafficking met here Tuesday learn how to identify potential victims. Avera Medical Group, with headquarters in Sioux Falls, has adopted a protocol to screen for trafficking victims that hospital officials...
August 13, 2014 - 7:21am
August 12, 2014
US attorneys host human trafficking forum in SD
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson from South Dakota and U.S. Attorney Timothy Purdon from North Dakota are sponsoring a three-day conference in hopes of raising awareness of human trafficking and related crimes. Johnson, medical professionals and a senior adviser...
August 12, 2014 - 12:36pm
August 9, 2014
Officials hope event raises awareness of human trafficking
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The top federal prosecutors in the Dakotas say too few people are getting the message that human trafficking and related crimes often involve local victims and are happening in the two states. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson from South Dakota and U.S. Attorney...
August 9, 2014 - 7:50am
July 27, 2014
US attorneys in Dakotas turn up heat on health care fraud
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The top federal prosecutors from South Dakota and North Dakota say they have increased their efforts to fight health care fraud. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson of South Dakota said he has restructured his office to allow lawyers in the criminal and civil divisions...
July 27, 2014 - 11:55pm
July 21, 2014
300-400 federal inmates in SD could see early release in 2015
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. District Attorney for South Dakota says a federal ruling that will make tens of thousands of inmates serving time eligible for early release could allow hundreds of drug offenders in South Dakota to get out early. Brendan Johnson estimated that between...
July 21, 2014 - 12:49pm
May 28, 2014
US Attorney in South Dakota releases annual report
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The annual report of the office of the U.S. Attorney in South Dakota is underscoring a number of convictions in sex trafficking cases. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson on Wednesday announced the release of the 2013 report. Johnson says human trafficking continued...
May 28, 2014 - 10:54pm
May 5, 2014
PHOTO: Brendan Johnson speaks at MTI
Brendan Johnson, U.S. Attorney for the district of South Dakota, speaks to students and their families at the Touchstone Energy Scholar of the...
May 5, 2014 - 7:07am
March 9, 2014
1986: Watershed election for South Dakota
Mid-decade campaigns set up Democrats for Capitol Hill careers, created rift in GOP
March 9, 2014 - 11:39am
June 4, 2013
US attorney Johnson dances around political future
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- U.S.
June 4, 2013 - 7:18am
May 30, 2013
Johnson to announce human trafficking task force
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson is set to announce the formation of a human trafficking task force in South Dakota. Johnson is set to make the announcement during a Thursday news conference at the Federal Courthouse in Sioux Falls. He will also be discussing recent...
May 30, 2013 - 7:45am
May 5, 2013
MERCER: Rounds' early start appears quite smart
PIERRE -- We are now one year from the June 3, 2014, primary elections in South Dakota. That is significant because South Dakota voters will...
May 5, 2013 - 9:51pm
April 3, 2013
LAWRENCE: Politics continues to be a family affair in SD
Brendan Johnson isn't running for anything. Today, anyway. Not the Senate. Or the House. Or governor, attorney general or anything else. Not...
April 3, 2013 - 5:14pm