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Area Halloween events scheduled
Ventriloquist brings 'talking dog' to Pepsi-Cola Theatre
Fort Thompson woman accused of stealing funds meant to help tribal members
Canton man sentenced for selling stolen items on eBay
Trial begins for man accused of killing infant son
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Gold rush: No. 1 Kernels cruise into semifinals
Area volleyball roundup: Rustlers rally for five-set win at Platte-Geddes
Photos from the Kernels 79-22 win over Sturgis in 11AA playoffs
Tigers win season opener in Colorado
New faces abound for DWU men
Mitchell woman turns 80
Canova woman marks 85th birthday
Couple celebrates 60th anniversary
Healy birth announcement
Fulton woman celebrates 80th birthday
Marcellina C. Weiss
Paul Patrick Hohn
Ruth E. Baker
Mary Jo Wittstruck
The last great stronghold for pheasant hunting
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
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