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Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
MHS wrestling team goes 1-3 in Watertown tournament
Vinatieri's field goal gives South Dakota State playoff win
No. 7 Concordia hands No. 1 DWU women first loss
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Former Parkston man turns 80
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Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
November 23, 2016
7-year-old homicide victim was South Dakota suspect's nephew
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities say the 7-year-old boy killed in a double homicide in Sioux Falls last weekend was the suspect's nephew. At the request of his mother, the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday identified the boy as Brayden Robert-Emil Otto. The boy was being...
November 23, 2016 - 8:48pm
November 22, 2016
Prosecutors: South Dakota man strangled his mother, boy
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Prosecutors say a 24-year-old South Dakota man strangled his mother and a 7-year-old boy in a mobile home. Heath Otto, of Sioux Falls, appeared in Minnehaha County court Monday on two counts of first-degree murder. Bond was set at $5 million dollars cash only,...
November 22, 2016 - 6:28am
November 21, 2016
Woman, child found dead in Sioux Falls, suspect in custody
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sheriff's officials say the deaths of a woman and a child in Sioux Falls are being investigated as homicides and that a suspect is in custody. Minnehaha County Sheriff Mike Milstead said Monday a deputy responded to an alarm at a mobile home Sunday afternoon where...
November 21, 2016 - 11:45am
October 19, 2016
Oglala Sioux look to boost safety after string of homicides
PINE RIDGE (AP) — Oglala Sioux officials have identified a man fatally shot during a basketball tournament on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, and they're taking steps to boost safety after a string of homicides. Tribal authorities tell the Rapid City Journal that several unidentified...
October 19, 2016 - 8:29am
April 27, 2016
Lyman County Sheriff's Office locates vehicle connected with Sioux Falls homicide
PRESHO — The vehicle of a murder suspect was found in Lyman County Wednesday morning. Lyman County Sheriff Steve Manger said Jared Stone's 1998 blue Chevrolet Lumina was found Wednesday morning at mile marker 226 on Interstate 90 near Presho. An arrest warrant for Stone, 21,...
April 27, 2016 - 5:58pm
March 10, 2016
Aberdeen man pleads not guilty to killing infant son
ABERDEEN (AP) — An Aberdeen man accused of killing his infant son late last year has pleaded not guilty. Twenty-six-year-old Myron Touche Jr. faces murder and manslaughter charges in the Dec. 17 death of 3-week-old Elias Touche, who authorities said suffered head trauma. The American...
March 10, 2016 - 12:51pm
March 8, 2016
Sioux Falls foster mother charged with murder in boy's death
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls foster mother is facing charges including murder in the January death of a 2-year-old child in her care. Thirty-two-year-old Mary Beth Jennewein was arrested Monday and was being held on $1 million bond. She was scheduled to make a court appearance...
March 8, 2016 - 3:46pm
September 29, 2015
Police investigating Rapid City's 6th homicide of 2015
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City police say they're investigating the city's sixth homicide of the year. Officers arrived at of 1st and North streets about 9 p.m. Wednesday and found a man who had been assaulted with a baseball bat lying in the street. Medical crews rushed the...
September 29, 2015 - 3:08pm
September 18, 2015
Rapid City police say death of man appears to be homicide
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities in Rapid City say a 56-year-old man has died in what appears to a violent assault. Officers responded to a parking lot near the intersection of East Boulevard North and East Philadelphia Street shortly before 3 a.m. Thursday and found dead man...
September 18, 2015 - 3:26pm
August 15, 2015
Lake Andes man appealing homicide conviction
LAKE ANDES — A Lake Andes man who was convicted of two counts of vehicular homicide has appealed the case because he feels his blood was improperly used as evidence. Ronald Fischer, 31, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for the deaths of Maegan Spindler, 25, and Rob Klumb,...
August 15, 2015 - 8:55am
June 25, 2015
Woman whose body was found in river drowned, had wounds
VERMILLION (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says a woman whose body was found in the Missouri River in southeastern South Dakota died from drowning with contributing circumstances. Jackley on Wednesday released additional information about the autopsy of 29-year-old...
June 25, 2015 - 1:36pm
June 10, 2015
AG: Woman whose body was found in river suffered head trauma
VERMILLION (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says the woman whose body was found in the Missouri River in southeastern South Dakota suffered blunt force trauma to the head. Jackley on Tuesday said autopsy findings also indicate that 29-year-old Alicia Hummel,...
June 10, 2015 - 10:36am
June 3, 2015
Authorities treating Iowa woman's death as a homicide
VERMILLION (AP) — The death of a 29-year-old Iowa woman whose body was found in the Missouri River in southeastern South Dakota is being investigated as a homicide. Alicia Hummel, of Sioux City, Iowa, was found dead Monday in Vermillion near the Myron Grove boat launch, which...
June 3, 2015 - 10:55am
May 28, 2015
North Carolina murder suspect arrested in South Dakota
WATERTOWN (AP) — A suspect in a North Carolina homicide has been apprehended in South Dakota. The Argus Leader newspaper reports that Antonio Currie of Gibsonville, North Carolina, was arrested in Watertown on Wednesday. Police Sgt. Troy VanDusen says Currie was arrested...
May 28, 2015 - 3:22pm
April 30, 2015
Woman charged in 2011 killing of homeless man in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police have arrested a woman in a homicide that occurred about 3 ½ years ago. Fifty-eight-year-old Daniel Eastman was beaten and stabbed in a downtown Sioux Falls alley in August 2011. He died in a hospital a few months later. The killing...
April 30, 2015 - 1:36pm