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Senate bill would up number of signatures needed to put constitution changes on ballot
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
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
USDA nominee has support of SD delegation
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
Manziel claims sobriety, wants another chance with NFL
Offensive outburst helps Golden Eagles over TDA
Area high school basketball: Poyer leads Blackhawks to 281 Conference tourney title
Nighthawks top Golden Eagle girls
Comeback kid: Havlik competing for Augustana
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
Helen Rose Bame
Thomas Ralph Mielke
Marian L. Young
W.P. "Pete" Olson
WOSTER: Afraid of the dark
DAUGAARD: Amazon's Big Step In The Right Direction
WEILAND: 'Hoodwinked'? No, this is undoing the will of the voters
OUR VIEW: MBA has big chance to thrive
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
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
July 28, 2016
Sioux Falls optometrist to pay $150K in settlement agreement
PIERRE (AP) — Attorney General Marty Jackley says a Sioux Falls optometrist will pay more than $150,000 in a civil settlement with the state as part of a Medicaid fraud case. Jackley said Thursday that Advanced EyeCare's settlement payment will be used to reimburse state and federal...
July 28, 2016 - 3:46pm
April 5, 2016
Sioux Falls record company owner pleads guilty to fraud
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The owner of a Sioux Falls-based record company has admitted to gambling away more than $1 million in investment money. Madhouse Entertainment founder Michael Zimmer was arrested in January on eight counts of federal wire fraud. The Argus Leader reports that he...
April 5, 2016 - 11:28am
October 26, 2015
Husband of ex-US Senate candidate Bosworth appears in court
PIERRE (AP) — The husband of former U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth has made his first court appearance after being indicted in connection with his wife's problematic 2014 campaign. Chad Haber appeared at the Hughes County Courthouse on Monday. He has been charged with...
October 26, 2015 - 2:43pm
October 24, 2015
Former TierOne Bank president testifies against ex-CEO
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former TierOne Bank President James Laphen testified in federal court that he, the bank's former CEO and other bank officers deliberately stalled ordering new and more realistic appraisals of construction developments starting in 2008 to keep bank and market...
October 24, 2015 - 5:10pm
October 9, 2015
Rapid City man ordered to stop selling medical devices
RAPID CITY (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a retired Rapid City dentist must stop selling laser devices with the claim that they treat a large number of serious diseases and disorders. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Viken has issued a permanent injunction against Robert...
October 9, 2015 - 2:33pm
August 26, 2015
Pakistani man arrested in SD charged with visa fraud
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Federal authorities say a Pakistani man living in a Mitchell hotel room paid a smuggler to be taken from his home country to Saudi Arabia and then get a visa to enter the U.S. under false pretenses. Ihtisham Anwar has pleaded not guilty to possession or use...
August 26, 2015 - 6:50pm
July 23, 2015
Ex-US Senate hopeful pleads guilty to election law charges
PIERRE (AP) — Former South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Clayton Walker pleaded guilty to election law violations Wednesday, two days after his trial on multiple felony charges began in Pierre. Walker, 34, took a plea deal that brought the charges against him down to two. He...
July 23, 2015 - 2:24pm
July 20, 2015
Former US Senate candidate in South Dakota going on trial
PIERRE (AP) — Former South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Clayton Walker is going on trial for alleged election law violations. KCCR radio reports jury selection is Monday at the Hughes County Courthouse in Pierre. The 33-year-old Walker faces felony charges for submitting...
July 20, 2015 - 9:57am
July 2, 2015
Former US Senate candidate Annette Bosworth avoids prison
PIERRE (AP) — Former South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth avoided prison time Wednesday for felony election law violations, with a judge handing down a suspended sentence provided she successfully completes three years of probation. Bosworth, a Republican who...
July 2, 2015 - 12:58pm
July 1, 2015
Former US Senate candidate Annette Bosworth to be sentenced
PIERRE (AP) — Former South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth will be sentenced Wednesday for election law violations during her unsuccessful primary campaign in 2014. Bosworth, a physician and first-time candidate when she ran for the seat, was convicted in May of...
July 1, 2015 - 12:46pm
June 19, 2015
Authorities arrest woman they say helped run lottery scam
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Federal authorities have arrested a woman they say helped the man convicted last month in North Dakota of running a Jamaica-based scam that bilked mostly elderly people around the country out of millions. Melinda Bulgin was apprehended Tuesday in Rhode island,...
June 19, 2015 - 10:33am
June 18, 2015
Government charges 243 in largest ever crackdown on health care fraud
WASHINGTON — In Miami, the owners of a mental health center allegedly billed Medicare for tens of millions of dollars for intensive treatment that actually involved just moving people to different locations. Some of them had dementia so severe they couldn't even communicate. In...
June 18, 2015 - 4:32pm
June 15, 2015
South Dakota counselor gets 3-month jail sentence for fraud
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A counselor who charged the state of South Dakota nearly $28,000 for sessions that didn't happen has been sentenced to three months in jail for fraud. Judge Vince Foley told 42-year-old Shawn Nills that his crime would have been worthy of a prison sentence,...
June 15, 2015 - 11:19am
Rancher indicted for falsely claiming cattle died in storm
PIERRE (AP) — The indictment of a South Dakota man for falsely claiming he lost more than a hundred cattle during the autumn blizzard of 2013 could be the first such case from the storm, which devastated ranchers in the western part of the state. Karl Knutson, of Vale, pleaded...
June 15, 2015 - 11:14am
June 4, 2015
Appeals court: Judge was right to dismiss Walker's lawsuit
PIERRE (AP) — The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a federal judge's ruling dismissing a lawsuit from former U.S. Senate candidate Clayton Walker. Walker, who's been indicted on election law violations, sued to have his name place on the November ballot as an independent...
June 4, 2015 - 4:38pm