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Mitchell drivers asked to use caution due to loose cattle
Interstate 90 closed westbound for multiple vehicle crash
14 national parks in a fortnight
Former South Dakota surgeon to surrender medical license
ESPN's Jemele Hill: 'I deserved that suspension'
Here is the most popular fast-food chain in Minnesota, North Dakota
What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.
Target to remodel more stores as chain seeks edge over Wal-Mart
71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs
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AgweekTV: Soil Your Undies
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
Astros blank Yanks in Game 7, advance to World Series
Vikings' receiver Treadwell hoping for second chance to make first impression
Adams continues record-breaking season
Burke/South Central's Person places 2nd at state cross country meet
Turner surpasses 10,000 career passing yards
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
Sr. Marie Celeste Sabers
Alexa Nicole McKenzie
LETTER: Understanding the gun debate
LETTER: A new wonder at the theater
LETTER: Sutton, an intelligent and tireless candidate for governor
Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully
WOSTER: Pheasants in the Soil Bank
Pheasant hunters not fazed by lower South Dakota bird counts
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
Annika Russell - Bridal Shower
Paulson Five Generations
August 1, 2014
Sioux Falls daycare owner charged in baby death
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A woman faces a misdemeanor charge in connection with the death of a 3-month-old baby at her daycare in Sioux Falls. KELO-TV reports that 41-year-old Cindy Jo Hanisch of Tea is charged with contributing to the abuse or neglect of a child. The charge is punishable...
August 1, 2014 - 4:00pm
July 18, 2014
Gonzales’ attorneys ask for new trial in child murder case
CHAMBERLAIN -- Attorneys for a woman convicted of killing a 4-year-old boy have filed motions for a new trial and for modification of sentence. Donika Gonzales, 23, was convicted by a jury in April of first-degree manslaughter and aggravated assault for the death of her boyfriend’s...
July 18, 2014 - 10:16pm
July 17, 2014
Mt. Vernon man admits to punching 5-year-old son
A Mount Vernon man who was accused of felony child abuse for punching his 5-year-old has pleaded guilty to simple assault, which is a misdemeanor. Kip Gearey, 32, entered his plea earlier this week. In December, the Mount Vernon School District reported a student had possibly...
July 17, 2014 - 9:38am
July 16, 2014
Sioux Falls man gets jail for breaking probation
A Sioux Falls man sentenced for child abuse in 2013 admitted Tuesday to violating his probation and was given jail time. Christopher Dreyer, 22, admitted he did not find a psychiatrist and medical doctor when he moved to Sioux Falls last year, which was a part of the terms of...
July 16, 2014 - 7:20am
July 1, 2014
Gonzales sentenced to 130 years for fatal beating
CHAMBERLAIN -- A Gann Valley woman convicted of killing a 4-year-old boy in 2013 will spend at least the next 65 years in prison. Donika Gonzales,...
July 1, 2014 - 11:20pm
May 29, 2014
Man to spend 25 years in prison for child's death
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A man found guilty of manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend's 1 1/2-year-old son will spend 25 years in prison. The Argus Leader reports that 26-year-old Congolese refugee Manegabe Ally was sentenced Thursday to 45 years in prison, with 20 years suspended. Ally...
May 29, 2014 - 6:11pm
May 20, 2014
Pine Ridge grandmother sentenced in grandson's death
PINE RIDGE (AP) — A Pine Ridge woman accused of causing the death of her infant grandson has been sentenced to 14 years in prison. Fifty-one-year-old Cheryl Jealous of Him initially faced a murder charge in the April 2013 death of a 17-month-old boy in Pine Ridge. U.S. Attorney...
May 20, 2014 - 11:31am
April 21, 2014
Suspicious person questioned by Mitchell police
A suspicious person who, police say, approached two small children Friday night in Mitchell, has been interviewed by authorities, but no charges have been filed. The Mitchell Department of Public Safety received a report Friday of a man who approached two small children playing...
April 21, 2014 - 7:18am
April 18, 2014
Know the signs of abuse, neglect
Physical abuse: • Unexplained bruises and welts to the face, torso, back, bottom or thighs and in various stages of healing. • Unexplained burns like from cigars or cigarettes, immersion burns or rope burns; • Unexplained fractures to the skull, nose or face. •...
April 18, 2014 - 8:56pm
Aunt of abused, killed boy hopes to raise awareness of child abuse
Mason Naser was a regular 4-year-old boy, except for the bruises all over his body. He liked to run around, wear cowboy boots every day and...
April 18, 2014 - 8:50pm
April 12, 2014
Dead child’s mother in prison for aggravated assault
CHAMBERLAIN — The mother of Mason Naser was not present for the trial that convicted Donika Gonzales of manslaughter and aggravated assault because she is in prison. Angelina Walters, 29, Mason Naser’s mother, is in the South Dakota State Women’s Prison for an aggravated...
April 12, 2014 - 9:27pm
Child Abuse Prevention Month celebrated at Mitchell’s Abbott House
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. As a part of Abbott House’s year-long 75th Anniversary Celebration and National Child Abuse Prevention Month, blue ribbons will be hanging on trees at the Abbott House to encourage all individuals and organizations to play a role...
April 12, 2014 - 1:37pm
April 9, 2014
Child abuse prevention and awareness walk scheduled in Chamberlain
CHAMBERLAIN -- First Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Walk in honor of Mason Naser will be held at noon on Saturday at American Creek Campground in Chamberlain. Raffle tickets will be sold for a star quilt and beaded earrings. Justice For Mason T-shirts will be available for...
April 9, 2014 - 6:00pm
April 3, 2014
Jury selection ends in Gonzales trial
CHAMBERLAIN -- Jury selection concluded Thursday in the trial of a Gann Valley woman. Donika Gonzales, 23, is accused of beating a 4-year-old child to death in February 2013. Attorneys will begin the trial with opening statements this morning at the Brule County Courthouse....
April 3, 2014 - 5:52pm
March 20, 2014
Ethan man accused of punching, kicking child
ETHAN -- An Ethan man is accused of child abuse for punching, elbowing and kicking his child. Michael Conrad, 41, was arrested March 13 after Ethan school officials called the Davison County Sheriff's Office about a possible child abuse case. The victim ran to school that day,...
March 20, 2014 - 10:23pm