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Drought conditions continue to improve in the Dakotas
As harvest gets underway, 2017 was problematic year for SD farmers
Harvest of South Dakota row crops continues to be slow
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Tigers looking for strong finish
Strength in numbers: Area schools continue to benefit from football co-ops
Wiggins, Towns lead Timberwolves past Jazz
Wheeler delivers decisive tally, Jets edge Wild
Verlander, Astros force decisive Game 7 vs. Yanks
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
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Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully
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Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
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March 28, 2016
Service club to observe month to help prevent child abuse
ABERDEEN (AP) — A service club in Aberdeen wants to combat child abuse through dolls that show what happens when a woman consumes drugs or alcohol while pregnant. KSFY-TV reports that the Exchange Club of Aberdeen plans to observe National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April....
March 28, 2016 - 11:16am
October 21, 2015
Mother arrested after allegedly throwing daughter against wall
WAGNER — A Wagner woman was arrested after allegedly throwing her 2-year-old daughter against a wall. Mychal Grant, 29, was charged with child abuse on Sept. 5 after police responded to a 911 call reporting a domestic disturbance in which Grant was allegedly assaulted by Joseph...
October 21, 2015 - 9:43pm
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
September 16, 2015
Chamberlain parents arrested for leaving child in vehicle.
CHAMBERLAIN — Two Chamberlain residents were arrested for child abuse when a 4-year-old boy was allegedly left in a vehicle for about five hours. Shane Eagle Feather, 31, and wife Talisa Fleury, 25, of Chamberlain, allegedly left their son, Lenzy, in a Ford Explorer parked...
September 16, 2015 - 10:39pm
September 2, 2015
Woman gets probation for leaving children to die in cold
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A South Dakota woman who authorities said left her two young daughters to die in North Dakota won't serve any more jail time if she continues getting her life turned around. Rosebud Sioux member Michelle Wounded Face pleaded guilty in June to child abuse...
September 2, 2015 - 1:19pm
August 8, 2015
Warrant issued for Sioux Falls man whose infant child died
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Police have issued a warrant for a Sioux Falls man whose infant child died this week. Officials say police in Sioux Falls responded Wednesday to a report that an infant was not breathing. Emergency services personnel performed lifesaving efforts on the infant,...
August 8, 2015 - 6:57pm
August 6, 2015
Woman accused of leaving kids to die put in halfway house
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A South Dakota woman who authorities said left her two young daughters to die in North Dakota is residing at a halfway house in Mandan until she is sentenced, after making and later withdrawing a request to stay with a convict she'd met in jail. It's the...
August 6, 2015 - 2:20pm
July 21, 2015
Federal jury finds Pine Ridge man guilty of child abuse
RAPID CITY (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a Pine Ridge man of child abuse and assault charges. Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler says 36-year-old Timothy Kenneth White Plume was found guilty after a seven-day trial. White Plume was indicted in 2013 on charges of...
July 21, 2015 - 3:57pm
June 30, 2015
Bond set at $5M for man charged with murder in infant death
RAPID CITY (AP) — A judge in western South Dakota has set a $5 million bond for a man facing murder and other charges in an infant's death. The bond for 26-year-old Kristopher Houchin was set Tuesday. The Rapid City man has been charged with second-degree murder, first-degree...
June 30, 2015 - 4:44pm
June 29, 2015
Woman accused of using excessive force on child
A Mitchell woman was arrested on June 24 after law enforcement received a report she had spanked her 6-month-old child. Jessica Clelland, 22, is accused of abuse of or cruelty to a minor, which carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine. According...
June 29, 2015 - 11:24am
June 9, 2015
Woman accused of leaving kids to die to plead guilty
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A South Dakota woman accused of leaving her two young daughters to die in an unheated car during a frigid winter day on a North Dakota American Indian reservation will plead guilty to the charges against her, according to her lawyer. Michelle Wounded Face,...
June 9, 2015 - 11:21am
June 3, 2015
Two arrested on sex crime charges in Aurora County
PIERRE – Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Christian Thomas, 41, Plankinton, was arrested on one count of aggravated incest,...
June 3, 2015 - 1:12pm
Rapid City man gets lengthy prison term for abusing child
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Rapid City man who admitted hitting a 15-month-old boy in the head after the child vomited on him has been sentenced to serve a decade in prison. KEVN-TV reports that 27-year-old Austin Ehnes was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison with five years suspended,...
June 3, 2015 - 10:46am
April 30, 2015
South Dakota man pleads guilty to child abuse
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Lead man has pleaded guilty to hitting a 15-month-old boy in the head. The Rapid City Journal reports 27-year-old Austin Ehnes pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of aggravated child abuse of a child under the age of 7. He was accused to striking the child...
April 30, 2015 - 2:06pm
April 23, 2015
Man pleads guilty to simple assault in child abuse case
A Mitchell man previously charged with felony child abuse took a plea deal Thursday and pleaded guilty to domestic simple assault negligently causing bodily injury. David Fortney, 47, entered his plea during what was originally scheduled as a preliminary hearing. According to court...
April 23, 2015 - 4:53pm