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Man sentenced to 20 years for having sex with minor in Plankinton
Mitchell VFW seeking $250K for renovations
Montana, South Dakota governors make wager on playoff game
South Dakota man loses $11,500 in sweepstakes scam
Man who stole century-old flag submits apology letter
Farm Bill payments create confusion, frustration for some producers
One family farm operation has decided to make the switch to no-till and cover cropping
South Dakota farmers produce more soybeans, sorghum in 2015
Hutterite colony near Stratford seeking to expand hog farm
South Dakota's fall harvest draws closer to completion
Photos from DWU men's 104-75 win over the Lancers
Photos from the DWU women's win over Mount Marty
DWU men dominate Mount Marty
Former MHS athletes headline QB club meeting
Hanson's Cheeseman named Cornbelt Conference MVP
St. Wilfrid’s selling paintings of building as fundraiser for renovations
Springs woman to turn 96 years old
Keeping violin alive and rockin'
Tripp couple celebrate golden anniversary
Couple plan July wedding ceremony
Jeanette Zeier Hansen
Michael A. Haack
OUR VIEW: A Thanksgiving tribute
OUR VIEW: Pastors brave to take a stand on same-sex marriage
OPINION: Career readiness certificate testing is a valuable tool
LETTER: Obama can't fix things by himself
LETTER: Regarding the election, just asking
24-hour game stop nabs 147 violations
Commission finalizes several spring hunting seasons
TIPs hotline receiving fewer calls, leading to higher percentage of arrests
GFP hopes to net $1 million from proposed fee increases
Salmon egg collections on Oahe proving difficult this year
July 24, 2014
New book by Hutterite nine looks at how colonies function today
A group of men and women who left their Hutterite colonies in North Dakota and Canada several years ago have written a second book about their journeys. "Since We Told The Truth" gives a more in-depth look at how a colony functions now, compared to its roots in Godly principles,...
July 24, 2014 - 4:54pm
July 7, 2014
Hutterite colony caught in wetlands dispute
WILLOW LAKE (AP) — A federal wildlife agency is suing a Hutterite colony in Willow Lake, alleging that it hasn't abided by the terms of a 36-year-old easement that requires the landowners to leave the property's wetlands intact. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has asked a...
News / state
July 7, 2014 - 7:55am
March 9, 2014
Ex-Hutterites tell their story
Restriction and oppression drove nine ex-Hutterites to leave their colonies seven years ago, they say. Now they have discovered joy in their...
March 9, 2014 - 11:01pm
June 5, 2013
Three Hutterites face kidnapping, child abuse charges
ALEXANDRIA -- A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for three brothers from the Oak Lane Hutterite Colony accused of kidnapping and child abuse. Jacob Wipf, 61, John Wipf, 58, and Tobias Wipf, 47, are each charged with second-degree kidnapping, abuse of a minor and cruelty to...
News / crime
June 5, 2013 - 8:28pm
October 2, 2012
USD lecture to focus on Hutterite culture
VERMILLION (AP) -- An author who has extensive knowledge of the Hutterite communities in South Dakota is presenting at the University of South Dakota on Tuesday. Joanita Kant will present "Hutterite Communities of South Dakota" at 5 p.m. at the campus' Andrew E. Lee Memorial Medicine...
Life / state
October 2, 2012 - 8:42am
September 18, 2012
Hutterite man pleads no contest in front-end loader dispute
ABERDEEN (AP) -- A man accused of using a front-end loader to chase a security guard at a Hutterite colony in South Dakota has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge and been given a suspended jail term. The media reports that 22-year-old Raymond Waldner, of Stratford, originally...
News / state / crime
September 18, 2012 - 3:36pm
July 27, 2012
Hutterite gene: SD researchers study lethal syndrome affecting infants
Three Hutterite women gather around a table at Oak Lane Colony in rural Alexandria, relishing the air conditioning. It's mid-afternoon, and they've...
July 27, 2012 - 11:27pm
April 20, 2012
Federal lawsuit filed in ongoing Hutterite dispute
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A federal lawsuit against three Aberdeen attorneys is the latest spat in an ongoing battle over control of a Hutterite colony near Stratford. Two groups have been at odds over which branch of the Hutterite religion to follow.
April 20, 2012 - 3:17pm