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Oil is running into pipeline under Missouri River, company says
Scotland superintendent accepts Vermillion district's top administrative job
SD Medicaid expansion remains unlikely following failure of Obamacare repeal
Scotland man pleads not guilty to vehicular battery
Avon hires DeJong as next chief of police
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
Kernels eager for first meet
NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Vegas
NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas
DWU drops two GPAC games
Foote, Bauder place 2nd at state meet
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Jeremy Lee Lhotak
Marjorie L. Huber
Barb K. Sydow-Houck
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Politicians can't come up with good health care
LETTER: Abortion is evil
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
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