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Graham-Cassidy bill would cut funding to 34 states, report shows
Charge: 'Super-drunk' boyfriend ran from crash that killed St. Thomas student
Central Minnesota lake neighbor fight turns more ugly as judge orders removal of cabin
Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire 'private briefings' on 2016 campaign
Finnish president visiting Minnesota this week
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Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Hope returns in crop forecast
Report: South Dakota corn, soybean crop to decline this year
Schoenfelder contributing on both sides for Kernels
Prep Focus: Person leads Cougars with team approach
Policy helps make Jackrabbits-Bison game a sell out
Little Tiger volleyball camp set for Saturday
Catching up with former area athletes: St. Pierre starting for ranked Cougars
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Larry R. Reimnitz
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Donna Leah (Hildebrand) Hoing
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
WOSTER: Only one sound like Garth
OUR VIEW: The future of journalism
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
September 10, 2014
Noem ready to consider funding for Mideast fight
Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., has been frustrated by a lack of strategy to fight the Islamic extremist group that has taken over large swaths of Syria and Iraq, she said Wednesday. She hoped President Obama would change that in his prime time speech to the nation Wednesday night. Noem...
September 10, 2014 - 10:37pm
Assistant US attorney honored for sex trafficking prosecutions
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A national organization that highlights the work of women in law enforcement has recognized an assistant federal prosecutor in South Dakota for his efforts in combating human trafficking. The group Women in Federal Law Enforcement has honored Assistant U.S....
September 10, 2014 - 7:14am
August 13, 2014
Health care workers find role in human trafficking fight
SIOUX FALLS — Health care workers who are on the front lines to detect human trafficking met here Tuesday learn how to identify potential victims. Avera Medical Group, with headquarters in Sioux Falls, has adopted a protocol to screen for trafficking victims that hospital officials...
August 13, 2014 - 7:21am
August 12, 2014
US attorneys host human trafficking forum in SD
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson from South Dakota and U.S. Attorney Timothy Purdon from North Dakota are sponsoring a three-day conference in hopes of raising awareness of human trafficking and related crimes. Johnson, medical professionals and a senior adviser...
August 12, 2014 - 12:36pm
August 9, 2014
Officials hope event raises awareness of human trafficking
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The top federal prosecutors in the Dakotas say too few people are getting the message that human trafficking and related crimes often involve local victims and are happening in the two states. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson from South Dakota and U.S. Attorney...
August 9, 2014 - 7:50am
July 30, 2014
NOEM: Trafficking victims need a place to go
It seems like every few weeks I open the newspaper and my heart sinks -- it's another story about human trafficking happening right here in South...
July 30, 2014 - 10:26pm
February 28, 2014
Noem: Bring awareness to human sex trafficking
Congresswoman: Helping victims, preventing other problems top goal
February 28, 2014 - 7:39pm
February 26, 2014
Noem: Congress must act to stop human trafficking
By Henry C. Jackson WASHINGTON (AP) — The threat of human sex trafficking needs more attention from Congress and police, Rep.
February 26, 2014 - 11:12pm
February 22, 2014
SD panel OKs bill on human trafficking
By Nora Hertel PIERRE — One of three bills regarding human trafficking passed the South Dakota House Judiciary Committee on Friday, a measure that would help victims sue their perpetrators. The two rejected measures doubled efforts already in place, lawmakers said, one requiring...
February 22, 2014 - 11:35am
July 18, 2012
SD, ND prosecutors warn of human trafficking
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Top federal prosecutors from North and South Dakota have added human trafficking to their list of violent crimes that are affecting American Indian tribes in the two states. U.S. attorneys Brendan Johnson of South Dakota and Timothy Purdon of North Dakota...
July 18, 2012 - 7:51am
May 16, 2012
South Dakota event focuses on homeland security
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Government agents and officials from the private sector are gathered in Sioux Falls to learn about human trafficking and how to stop it as part of South Dakota's annual Homeland Security Conference. The annual two-day conference provides training in handling such...
May 16, 2012 - 11:31am