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Unemployment trust balance projected to gradually flatten
Game, Fish and Parks joining national boating safety effort
Dakota Access security firm operated in ND without license, board says
Tennessee man takes Elvis guitar fight to appeals court
The Oxford English Dictionary has a new last word. Bet you can't pronounce it.
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
Dry conditions continue impacting South Dakota farmers
Continued improvements showcased at Sanborn Co. 4-H arena
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
2 LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybee stress in SD
Shattuck hits ace at Lakeview
Mitchell 14U boys basketball team takes 2nd
Mitchell's Bergeson advances to nationals in trapshooting
Dimock-Emery blanks Wagner
Building begins for Neuendorf's Kernels
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Mary Jane Kiner
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
OPINION: Infringing on your property rights
OPINION: Lead legislator leads on public notice law
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: 'Somebody always needs to be looking'
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
June 7, 2017
Police identify Rapid City homicide victim
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a Rapid City man who was found slain in his home. Rapid City Police and the Pennington...
June 7, 2017 - 4:40pm
Apparent homicide investigated in Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City police say they're investigating an apparent homicide. Authorities say officers were called to a residence to do a welfare check Tuesday and found a man dead inside the home with signs of trauma. KOTA-TV says an autopsy has been scheduled to determine...
June 7, 2017 - 8:44am
June 3, 2017
Men sentenced to combined 150 years in prison for murder
RAPID CITY (AP) — Two men who pleaded guilty to stabbing a 56-year-old man to death to steal his wallet in Rapid City have been sentenced to...
June 3, 2017 - 1:29pm
May 5, 2017
Man found guilty in killing of 13-year-old Pine Ridge girl
RAPID CITY (AP) — A man has been found guilty in the July shooting death of a 13-year-old girl on the Pine Ridge reservation. A federal jury...
May 5, 2017 - 5:53pm
April 23, 2017
2 men plead guilty to manslaughter in Rapid City stabbing
RAPID CITY (AP) — Two men who had been charged with murder in the stabbing death of a Rapid City man have pleaded guilty to reduced charges of manslaughter. Nineteen-year-old Ranon Bissonette and 20-year-old Hunter High Pipe admitted in court Friday to stabbing 56-year-old Edward...
April 23, 2017 - 1:55pm
February 18, 2017
Pine Ridge reservation sees spike in homicides
PINE RIDGE (AP) — FBI data shows homicides on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation nearly doubled in 2016 from the previous year. Police officers are also worried after seeing that five of the 17 homicides last year involved firearms, while there were no firearm-related killings the...
February 18, 2017 - 1:27pm
January 2, 2017
Suspect arrested in Rapid City homicide; victim identified
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City police have arrested a suspect in a New Year's Day homicide. Authorities say the 26-year-old Rapid City man is a suspect in the fatal stabbing of 20-year-old Juan Legarda Jr., of Rapid City, about 2 a.m. Sunday. Officers who responded to the disturbance...
January 2, 2017 - 3:38pm
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