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Area Halloween events scheduled
Ventriloquist brings 'talking dog' to Pepsi-Cola Theatre
Fort Thompson woman accused of stealing funds meant to help tribal members
Canton man sentenced for selling stolen items on eBay
Trial begins for man accused of killing infant son
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Gold rush: No. 1 Kernels cruise into semifinals
Area volleyball roundup: Rustlers rally for five-set win at Platte-Geddes
Photos from the Kernels 79-22 win over Sturgis in 11AA playoffs
Tigers win season opener in Colorado
New faces abound for DWU men
Mitchell woman turns 80
Canova woman marks 85th birthday
Couple celebrates 60th anniversary
Healy birth announcement
Fulton woman celebrates 80th birthday
Ruth E. Baker
Mary Jo Wittstruck
The last great stronghold for pheasant hunting
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
October 28, 2015
Former SD day care provider sentenced on drug charges
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls woman accused of having methamphetamine at an in-home daycare has been sentenced. Circuit Court Judge Robin Houwman on Wednesday handed 34-year-old Jennifer Darger a 15-year sentence with 10 years suspended. Darger earlier pleaded guilty to...
October 28, 2015 - 6:42pm
June 23, 2015
Infant care in high demand at Aberdeen day cares
ABERDEEN (AP) — Day care providers in Aberdeen are seeing high demand for infant care. Bethany Brooks, who opened her day care in January, said she gets calls constantly about openings for infants. And so does operator Jodi Gardner, who said she regularly turns away people...
June 23, 2015 - 11:20am
March 12, 2015
Man, woman arrested on drug charges at South Dakota day care
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Two people who authorities suspect were selling methamphetamine out of a house that operates as a day care in southeast South Dakota have been arrested on drug charges. Police in Sioux Falls say the pair was arrested Thursday after authorities searched the...
March 12, 2015 - 9:13pm
October 16, 2014
Brandon day care provider charged with hurting infant
BRANDON (AP) — Police say a Brandon day care provider has been charged with injuring a 15-month-old boy in her care. The Argus Leader reports 30-year-old Sara Watters was charged with felony aggravated battery of an infant and felony abuse or cruelty to a minor child. Brandon...
October 16, 2014 - 12:06pm
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
April 6, 2014
White Lake daycare up for special election
WHITE LAKE — Should the city of White Lake continue running a day care center? City council member Rodney Maine has circulated a petition to put the issue before voters, which will be in front of a special election Tuesday in the Aurora County town of 375 people. A yes...
April 6, 2014 - 11:37pm
March 7, 2014
Sioux Falls day care provider pleads guilty in child death
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A former Sioux Falls day care provider has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor child neglect in the case of an infant who died in her home. Four-month-old Meredith Ulmer died on June 30, 2011. Authorities say 53-year-old provider Constance Edwards had taken nine...
March 7, 2014 - 7:28am
October 10, 2013
Cavour man convicted of abusing girl at wife's daycare
HURON (AP) — A jury has convicted a man of sexually abusing a girl at a home day care run by his wife in Cavour. KOKK radio reports that jurors on Wednesday deliberated nearly seven hours before finding 52-year-old Fred Sylaart guilty of sexual contact with a child under 16....
October 10, 2013 - 9:35am
January 7, 2013
Day care death lawsuit settled in confidential agreement
The parents of a 3-month-old infant who died after she was allegedly beaten by another child at an in-home day care in rural Mitchell have settled...
January 7, 2013 - 9:46pm
September 10, 2012
Day care death sparks lawsuit
The parents of a 3-month-old infant who died after allegedly being attacked by another child at an in-home day care in rural Mitchell are suing...
September 10, 2012 - 6:04pm
July 19, 2012
No charges to be filed in local infant death
MITCHELL - No charges will be filed in connection with the recent death of an infant at a rural Mitchell in-home daycare, authorities announced...
July 19, 2012 - 8:26am
June 22, 2012
Authorities still silent on details of infant's day care death
Authorities have not released any new information regarding the Tuesday death of a three-month-old infant who was being cared for at a day care...
June 22, 2012 - 4:46am
June 20, 2012
UPDATE: Officials investigate death of infant at day care
The death of an infant who was being cared for at a rural Davison County day care facility is under investigation. Brooklyn Kennedy Howard, the daughter of Amy Ruml and Donny Howard, died Tuesday, reportedly at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital.
June 20, 2012 - 10:14pm
Authorities investigating daycare death
Law enforcement officials are investigating the Tuesday death of an infant at a home daycare in rural Davison County, according to a press release issued Wednesday by the South Dakota Attorney General's Office. The Davison County Sheriff's Office was called to the home, according...
June 20, 2012 - 7:47pm
April 9, 2012
Sioux Falls day care centers may need insurance
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Health officials want the Sioux Falls City Council to require home day care centers to carry at least $1 million in liability insurance. It's part of a package of rules the council will consider Monday. It includes higher registration fees and a requirement that...
April 9, 2012 - 8:08am