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S.D. Board of Education to consider new teacher certification process
Wagner man charged with raping 12-year-old girl
Platte’s New Hope to be ready for use by spring
Dakota Wesleyan band director selected for masterclass in London
‘Communication gaps’ lead to pool bid confusion
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Catching up with former area athletes: Howard's Noid earns Player of the Week honors
Area wrestling roundup: KWLPG wins three at home quad
No. 5 Avon downs Mitchell Christian
Mitchell Christian holds off Avon
Area basketball roundup: Peterson powers Platte-Geddes over Burke/South Central
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Marian L. Young
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
Palace City Profile: Life's path led back home for the Anderson family
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
March 3, 2014
SD panel endorses broadening domestic abuse law
By Chet Brokaw PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota should join the majority of other states by expanding its domestic abuse laws to cover couples who are dating but don't live together, a legislative panel decided Monday. The House Judiciary Committee also approved some other measures...
March 3, 2014 - 4:21pm
SD panel looks at broadening domestic abuse law
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota legislative panel is holding a hearing on a measure that would expand the state's domestic abuse laws to cover dating couples who don't live together. Current state law defines domestic abuse as harm or the fear of harm committed by family or household...
March 3, 2014 - 10:03am
February 26, 2014
ROZUM: Laws seek to help end cycle of domestic abuse
This past summer I served on the Domestic Abuse Task Force, which studied current statute, terminology in current statute, legislation that has been presented over several years and the outcomes of the various bills. Everyone in the trenches dealing with domestic abuse was at the...
February 26, 2014 - 9:53pm
February 6, 2014
Western tribes have new authority over non-Indians
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Three American Indian tribes in the West soon will have the power to prosecute non-Indians for a limited set of crimes, becoming the first group of native communities to get such authority since a 1978 U.S. Supreme Court ruling forbade it. The ruling...
February 6, 2014 - 10:28pm
June 18, 2013
OUR VIEW: Gay or straight, people deserve protection from domestic abuse
There is a debate among South Dakota lawmakers as to whether the state's domestic abuse laws should apply to people in same-sex relationships. To...
June 18, 2013 - 8:45pm
December 8, 2012
Local victim: 'I always felt like I was walking on glass'
"In the beginning, he was a gentleman," Jill Tietze said. "He was nice, doting, but after we were together about five months, things started...
December 8, 2012 - 9:19am
Area abuse shelters seeing more clients
The tiny 4-year-old crawled up on Wendy Figland's lap, and the girl was contrite as she spoke. "I know I was supposed to watch TV when they fight,"...
December 8, 2012 - 9:08am
June 4, 2012
Owner of pit bulls faces domestic abuse charges
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Sioux Falls police say an owner of two pit bulls that mauled a man has been arrested but not for the attack. According to media reports, James Joseph Lanpher faces an aggravated assault-domestic charge stemming from an incident with his girlfriend on Sunday morning. Lt....
June 4, 2012 - 4:32pm