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Howard man to pay $13K fine for bird trapping
Refinery blast injures at least 11; fire still burning as evacuation continues
Combating fake news: Panel of Fargo media experts discuss the landscape of today's media
Referendum push unlikely for new petition circulator rules
Transportation Commission approves five highway bids
'It's just not what people want anymore': Subway to close hundreds of US stores
Facebook didn't read the terms and conditions for the app behind Cambridge Analytica
Ben Carson proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies
Want to work for Ikea? Your next interview could be conducted by Russian robot.
The new Gmail sends self-destructing emails - and nudges you to reply to mom
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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Browns get QB, Giants select RB Barkley to open NFL draft
DWU softball splits with Dordt
Vaith wins two events for Menno at Erv Ptak Relays
MHS athletic banquet tickets now available
Kernel place 10th in season debut
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
James J. Sejnoha
Nancy (Zingmark) Langenfeld
Violet Mae Freidel
Violet Mae Freidel
Noem: Keeping Washington out of South Dakota
On Farm Bill, might over right
OPINION: Friendships that pick up where they left off
OPINION: Potter's Sasquatch book brings originality
Daugaard: Celebrating South Dakota's conservationists
The trout don't know how lucky they are
Wiltz: Snow geese hunters on a mission
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
June 15, 2015
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.
June 4, 2015 - 4:38pm
June 1, 2015
Man accused of defrauding science foundation gets probation
RAPID CITY (AP) — A western South Dakota man convicted of creating a phony research company to bilk the National Science Foundation out of $100,000 won't have to spend time in prison but has been ordered to repay the money. Chief U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Viken on Thursday...
June 1, 2015 - 11:03am
May 21, 2015
6 people indicted for conspiracy to defraud IRS sentenced
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A group of people who pleaded guilty in South Dakota to identify theft and attempting to defraud the Internal Revenue Service have all have been sentenced. U.S. Attorney Randy Seiler says the last of the six defendants were sentenced this week. All six pleaded...
May 21, 2015 - 5:31pm
April 30, 2015
Judge rejects plea deal; counselor to go on trial for fraud
MADISON (AP) — A South Dakota counselor who admitted defrauding the Medicaid program is now taking his case to trial after a judge rejected a plea deal. Shawn Nills pleaded guilty earlier to making false claims to Medicaid and other state grant programs, and was expected to...
April 30, 2015 - 2:03pm
April 29, 2015
Counselor who admitted defrauding Medicaid to be sentenced
MADISON (AP) — A South Dakota counselor who admitted defrauding the Medicaid program of thousands of dollars is set to be sentenced Wednesday. The Argus Leader reports 39-year-old Shawn Nills has pleaded guilty to making false claims to Medicaid and other state grant programs,...
April 29, 2015 - 3:58pm
March 10, 2015
Police: Man tried to trick SD doctor into giving him drug
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities say a Louisiana man has been arrested after he tried to trick a South Dakota doctor into giving a specific prescription drug. Sioux Falls Police spokesman Sam Clemens says 60-year-old Jessie Mayeaux complained about chest pain at Avera Heart Hospital...
March 10, 2015 - 2:55pm
March 9, 2015
Farmers find unique ways to defraud federal insurance plans
March 9, 2015 - 1:44pm
February 12, 2015
Federal court affirms Utah man's wind farm fraud convictions
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a Utah man who defrauded investors nationwide of more than $4.4 million by promoting investment in nonexistent wind farms in Wyoming and South Dakota. A three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit Court of...
February 12, 2015 - 3:44pm
Sturgis couple sentenced for immigration fraud scheme
PIERRE (AP) — A Sturgis couple have been sentenced in an immigration fraud scheme. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 51-year-old Scott Kaubisch was sentenced to one year and two months in custody for lying to the federal government about accepting money from immigrant workers...
February 12, 2015 - 10:08am
January 27, 2015
Former college football player sentenced for tax fraud
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A former University of South Dakota football player has been sentenced to 28 months in prison for his role in an identity theft scheme that fraudulently collected hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax refunds. The Argus Leader reports Marquis Butler was...
January 27, 2015 - 11:43am
January 12, 2015
College athletes ran tax-refund fraud scheme, netted $400K
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — He wore a hoodie and a stocking cap as he made multiple trips to an ATM on a warm day in April 2012, cutting a suspicious...
January 12, 2015 - 1:52pm
November 18, 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...
November 18, 2014 - 1:15pm
October 22, 2014
Exotic dancer guilty of tax fraud sentenced to 3 years
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls woman convicted of not paying taxes on more than $600,000 earned from exotic dances over four years has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison. Veronica Fairchild, of Canistota, was found guilty in June of four counts of tax fraud.
October 22, 2014 - 10:10pm
October 16, 2014
Unemployment benefits scam targeting SD residents
PIERRE (AP) — An unemployment insurance benefit scam is targeting South Dakota residents. South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says the scammer is filing online unemployment benefits with the state's Department of Labor and Regulation using accurate personal information...
October 16, 2014 - 12:12pm