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MHS marching band places second in Iowa, finals canceled due to weather
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
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
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
Kernels go 1-2 against West River foes
Record-setting wrestlers go into MHS hall of fame
Carpenter, Mock earn all-ESD honors
Arnold Palmer, 'King' of the PGA tour, dies at 87
Kernels earn road win at Pierre
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Raymond Russell Stevens
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
LETTER: Burg for SD State Senate
LETTER: Agenda request did require board action
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 1, 2014
County officials warn of fraudulent mailed notice for real estate records
The Davison County Director of Equalization Kathy Goetsch and Register of Deeds Deb Young want to warn the public about a solicitation that has been mailed to real estate owners in the Davison County area. This solicitation is entitled "RECORDED DEED NOTICE" and provides information...
October 1, 2014 - 7:22am
September 23, 2014
Crop insurance fraud charges dropped against Aberdeen farmer
ABERDEEN (AP) — Federal prosecutors have dropped charges against an Aberdeen man accused of filing false crop insurance claims. However, 53-year-old Nicholas Berbos has been fined $250,000 for attempting to bribe a witness. Authorities say Berbos offered extra employment...
September 23, 2014 - 2:25pm
September 22, 2014
Former Senate hopeful Walker charged with election fraud
RAPID CITY (AP) — A former U.S. Senate candidate in South Dakota who has been indicted for election law violations after allegedly submitted nominating petitions with the names of dead people, fictitious people and Hollywood celebrities. Clayton Walker, 33, of Black Hawk, an...
September 22, 2014 - 1:55pm
September 11, 2014
Pennington County warns of phone scam
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Pennington County sheriff's office is warning of a telephone scam. Authorities say a caller is posing as a member of the warrants division and telling people they have to make a payment to avoid being arrested for failing to report for jury duty. The...
September 11, 2014 - 10:46pm
September 10, 2014
Former US Senate hopeful Walker arrested in SD
PIERRE (AP) — Former U.S. Senate candidate Clayton Walker who's been indicted on election law violations has been arrested for reportedly threatening state employees. South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says Walker was arrested Wednesday on three counts of threatening...
September 10, 2014 - 10:53pm
August 7, 2014
Scammers reportedly making calls to SD residents
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The South Dakota Fraternal Order of Police says scammers pretending to be members of the organization are reportedly calling residents asking for money. The organization says it is assisting the South Dakota Attorney General's office in an investigation into...
August 7, 2014 - 9:12pm
August 1, 2014
Stolen credit card scam operating in southeast SD
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police are searching for two women who are believed to have used stolen credit cards to buy $66,000 in gift cards from numerous businesses. Police say the women are working with at least six men, hitting stores around the region, including in...
August 1, 2014 - 10:29am
July 31, 2014
Check your cellphone bill; Senate finds millions of bogus charges
Small companies that provide celebrity gossip, ring tones or similar services have "crammed" charges that are collected by carriers, including Verizon and AT&T, which keep part of those charges.
July 31, 2014 - 6:40am
July 27, 2014
US attorneys in Dakotas turn up heat on health care fraud
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The top federal prosecutors from South Dakota and North Dakota say they have increased their efforts to fight health care fraud. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson of South Dakota said he has restructured his office to allow lawyers in the criminal and civil divisions...
July 27, 2014 - 11:55pm
July 23, 2014
Unauthorized charges linked to Brown County Fair tickets
ABERDEEN (AP) — Brown County officials are investigating unauthorized charges on the credit and debit cards of some people who bought grandstand entertainment tickets for the county fair. Commission Chairman Duane Sutton says officials don't yet know whether the unauthorized...
July 23, 2014 - 10:58pm
Montana man gets prison for construction fraud in Dakotas
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison and ordered to pay nearly $6.5 million in restitution for taking millions of dollars in down payments on steel buildings he never completed. U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy sentenced...
July 23, 2014 - 10:45pm
July 22, 2014
Men get prison in case with ex-USD athletes
Two Florida men accused of participating in a scheme in which former University of South Dakota athletes and others used stolen identities to fraudulently collect hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax refunds were sentenced to federal prison Monday. U.S. District Judge Karen...
July 22, 2014 - 12:16pm
June 24, 2014
Ex-USD player's girlfriend sentenced in fraud case
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Florida woman involved in a fraud scheme headed by a former University of South Dakota football player has been sentenced to two years in prison. The Argus Leader reports 23-year-old Melissa Dinataly received the mandatory minimum sentence. Authorities...
June 24, 2014 - 5:53pm
May 27, 2014
State Treasurer Sattgast warns of scams, fees
PIERRE — State Treasurer Rich Sattgast is warning the public to check with his office before replying to anyone claiming they can assist in returning unclaimed property. While there are legitimate companies known as asset locators or finders who provide this service for a fee,...
May 27, 2014 - 7:37pm
April 30, 2014
Indicted execs' tutoring companies worked in SD
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Some students in South Dakota's two largest school districts received tutoring from companies run by two Illinois executives accused in a $33 million fraud scheme that prosecutors say included bribing school officials with strip club visits, cruises and other...
April 30, 2014 - 4:50pm