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Area departments respond to fires in Ethan, Presho, Reliance
City band director celebrates 50-year-long career
As a financial dispute ends, construction on Mitchell's new visitor center begins
For U.S. president, South Dakota voters have choices beyond Trump and Clinton
Dakotafest to host Hawks town hall
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
An annual drive to the rodeo
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Officials approve egg farm that will use cage-free barns
Magic have their man: Powell to coach new team
Armour knocks out Chamberlain
State Legion roundup: Hartford/Humboldt, Milbank advance to title game
Dakota Magic tickets now on sale
State junior teener tournament: Gregory takes third place
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Roy C. Crisman, Jr.
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
A different Trump rose in Cleveland
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
'Gotta catch 'em all' is not an excuse for boorish behavior
LETTER: Probe of Clinton's 'misdeeds' unsuccessful
LETTER: While dangers multiply, so do breakthroughs
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
WILTZ: Catching catfish and old dogs like myself
WILTZ: Dependence on technology has gone too far for this angler
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