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Military bands taking fire
Animal feeding ordinance killed in Bon Homme County
South Dakota students save money, get head start on college career
Area educators inducted into Beadle Club
Davison Co. Commission pleased with jail renovation
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
South Dakota milk production up 6 percent in July
Area high school volleyball roundup: Hanson advances to championship
DWU golfer records ace
Chamberlain wins Mobridge-Pollock golf Invite
DWU releases men's basketball schedule
DWU wrestling team signs 10
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Radical Islam worse than perceived
LETTER: Why is Tripp-Delmont facing rapid enrollment?
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
May 20, 2016
2 charged with stealing identities to get student loans
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two Louisiana residents have been indicted for stealing identities of four people, including a soldier recovering in a military hospital from injuries suffered in Afghanistan, to fraudulently obtain $67,000 in federal student loans....
May 20, 2016 - 1:05pm
February 2, 2016
Daugaard's K-12 package is introduced via four bills
PIERRE — The components of Gov. Dennis Daugaard's K-12 school funding plan received their bill numbers Tuesday. The half-cent increase in the state sales tax to 4.5 percent is HB 1182. The House Appropriations Committee is its sponsor. The Senate Appropriations Committee is...
February 2, 2016 - 11:47am
January 6, 2016
Two charged with identity theft in Mitchell
Two Mitchell residents were recently charged with identity theft after allegedly using credit cards that belonged to someone else. Matthew Sweeney, 31, was issued an arrest warrant on Dec. 31, stemming from three November incidents in which he allegedly took a U.S. Bank card from...
January 6, 2016 - 4:28pm
June 25, 2015
SD man accused of creating false checks gets 10 years
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — A South Dakota man at the center of an identity theft case has been ordered to spend 10 years in prison. Authorities accuse 43-year-old Gregory Harrison of creating false checks, stealing people's identities and using the payroll accounts of businesses...
June 25, 2015 - 1:35pm
February 26, 2015
Man accused of identity theft for using former roommate's debit card
A Mitchell man is accused of identify theft after using his former roommate's debit card without her knowledge to make purchases at two local businesses. Shane Sokolosky, 21, was arrested in late January for making nearly $200 in charges to the debit card in November and December....
February 26, 2015 - 5:28pm
December 25, 2014
SD woman accused of identity theft arrested
PIERRE (AP) — A central South Dakota woman who authorities accuse of using someone else's name to apply for a credit card has been arrested. Pierre Police Capt. Elton Blemaster tells KCCR-AM that a woman reported to police on Tuesday that someone tried to apply for a card using...
December 25, 2014 - 12:09pm
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
May 21, 2014
Jackley urges eBay customers to review their accounts, change passwords
PIERRE — Attorney General Marty Jackley is warning South Dakota consumers to review their eBay account information for any suspicious activity in response to the massive data breach. According to eBay, the company has determined a data breach has occurred including customer...
May 21, 2014 - 6:57pm
March 12, 2014
Mitchell man, woman arrested for identity theft
A Mitchell man and woman were arrested in February for identity theft. Ruth Clemente, 29, and Joel Garcia, 37, found a debit card in a grocery cart in Walmart and used it for several transactions in town, according to court documents. Video surveillance showed Garcia use the debit...
March 12, 2014 - 11:32pm
SD Guard airmen urged to protect IDs after breach
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — More than 1,000 South Dakota Air National Guard members are being urged to protect their identities after their personal information was included in an email sent to a personal account. KELO-TV reports that a letter sent by 114th Fighter Wing commander Col....
March 12, 2014 - 6:53am
January 20, 2014
Jackley warns of tax scams
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says people should beware of identity theft scams that target taxpayers. Jackley says as the deadline for filing federal income tax returns nears, people will receive emails or text messages claiming to be from Internal...
January 20, 2014 - 8:01am
January 10, 2014
Target: Data breach bigger than first thought
Personal information — including phone numbers and email and mailing addresses — was stolen along with credit card numbers. Target offers...
January 10, 2014 - 10:51am
December 27, 2013
Target faces multiple suits after data security breach
By Chris Dometsch Bloomberg News NEW YORK — Target, the secondlargest U.S. discount chain, faces almost two dozen lawsuits filed by customers after a computer security breach exposed data on 40 million debit and credit cards. Customers have filed complaints seeking group,...
December 27, 2013 - 2:48pm
December 19, 2013
Woman charged with ID theft
BROOKINGS (AP) — A former secretary at South Dakota State University is accused of getting three credit cards in a co-worker’s name and charging about $36,000 in purchases and cash advances. According to court documents, 38-year-old Kari Lynn Fuks was arrested Dec. 5 on the...
December 19, 2013 - 10:49am
December 5, 2013
Mitchell man vows reform after identity theft sentence
A Mitchell man was granted a suspended imposition of sentence Tuesday for two counts of identity theft. Cale Bender, 27, received his sentence during court at the Davison County Public Safety Center. Bender pleaded guilty in October to two counts of identity theft for taking...
December 5, 2013 - 10:30pm