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Police search for gunman who killed five at Washington state mall
Police say body of Twin Cites woman could be in Fargo area
Man sentenced for driving drunk with child in vehicle
South Dakota chamber says Amendment V is bad for business
Department of Agriculture seeks input on pollinator plan
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
South Dakota corn production forecast to be down 6 percent
DWU football cruises to GPAC win at Hastings
No. 4 Gorillas knock off No. 1 Warbirds
Photos from the Kernels homecoming game against Spearfish
Titans win Class 9AA battle
Area high school football roundup: Black Panthers blank Crusaders
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
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