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Ex-president George H.W. Bush moved into intensive care; wife hospitalized
S.D. Board of Education to consider new teacher certification process
Wagner man charged with raping 12-year-old girl
Platte’s New Hope to be ready for use by spring
Dakota Wesleyan band director selected for masterclass in London
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Six area teams scheduled for boys basketball shootout in Madison
Tiger men roll past Dordt
Photos from Dakota Wesleyan's doubleheader sweep of Dordt College
Defense carries the day for Tiger women over Dordt
Winner’s Ewing is latest Warrior to join Jackrabbits
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
W.P. "Pete" Olson
Ardith J. Muilenburg
Thomas Ralph Mielke
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
Palace City Profile: Life's path led back home for the Anderson family
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
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