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Firefighters saved some piglets from a blaze; then they ate them as sausages
Fargo man delays ‘pro-white’ rally; no new date set
A postal worker faked cancer and got paid to miss two years of work. Here's how a judge punished her.
Small town Minn. grocery store shares tips on how to remain viable
The strange story of a 'Blacks for Trump' guy standing behind the president at his Phoenix rally
Walmart and Google are plotting to change your shopping habits
Google's newest Android operating system gets its official name: Oreo
Macy's to restructure merchandising unit, cut 100 jobs
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Getting drought-relief hay to Northern Plains no easy task
SD ag, fishing officials update water issue
Officials seek trucking help for donated drought-relief hay
Seeing red: Take a trip to Wisconsin's cranberry marshes
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
Dakota Wesleyan drops five-set match
Walk-off single lifts White Sox over Twins
Prep Focus: Kernels' Miller leads team with her play, poise
ESD coaches poll: Harrisburg heavy favorite for conference football crown
DWU, DSU set for college football rivalry clash
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
John A. Fillaus
A time for wine, a time for beer
Commentary: Trump's Arizona rally showed just how unfit he is
DAUGAARD: There's something for everyone at the State Fair
WOSTER: Musings about tractor mowing
BANDA: From Parmesan to Gruyere to ricotta, here are ways to eat and appreciate this palate pleaser
Wiltz: Adventures at Isle Royale National Park
South Dakota graduate student conducts fox study
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
James and Karen Geppert
May 25, 2017
Man accused of murdering infant daughter pleads not guilty
KENNEBEC — A man accused of killing his 7-week-old child pleaded not guilty Thursday to four felonies, including murder, manslaughter and...
May 25, 2017 - 2:07pm
July 7, 2016
Police don't suspect foul play in Rapid City infant death
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities say don't suspect foul play in the death of infant that was found behind a Rapid City motel. Rapid City police...
July 7, 2016 - 8:38am
June 28, 2015
Rapid City man charged with rape, abuse in infant death
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities say a 26-year-old Rapid City man was arrested after an infant died of undisclosed injuries at a local hospital. Rapid City police say Kristopher Houchin has been charged with first degree rape and child abuse. It's is unclear if Houchin has...
June 28, 2015 - 11:01am
November 25, 2014
Accused murderer back in jail after violating probation
GREGORY -- A Gregory man accused of killing his infant son is back in jail. Adam Bruns, 22, was arrested in March after he was indicted on alternate counts of second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter for the death of his 3-month-old son, Levi Bruns. Gregory County State's...
November 25, 2014 - 5:12pm
January 31, 2013
Scotland man convicted of killing his infant son
PARKER -- A jury has convicted a Scotland man of killing his infant son. After deliberating Wednesday afternoon and apparently into the evening,...
January 31, 2013 - 5:50am
January 21, 2013
Irene 'midwife' faces manslaughter charge after Nebraska infant's death
BROKEN BOW, Neb. (AP) -- A woman prohibited from practicing as a midwife in Nebraska and South Dakota has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of an infant. Judy K. Jones, 65, of Irene, S.D., was arraigned last week in Custer County Court in Nebraska. Prosecutors...
January 21, 2013 - 4:31pm
January 18, 2013
Jury selection completed at Scotland man's infant death trial
PARKER -- A jury has been selected in the trial of a Scotland man accused of killing his infant son. Chris Miller, 39, has pleaded not guilty...
January 18, 2013 - 9:29pm
January 17, 2013
Jury selection continues at infant death trial
PARKER -- Jury selection is expected to conclude today in the trial of a Scotland man accused of killing his infant son. Chris Miller, 39,...
January 17, 2013 - 10:08pm
January 16, 2013
Wanblee mother gets 10 years in death of her infant
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A South Dakota woman who pleaded guilty to a felony charge of child abuse and neglect in the death of her five-month-old baby has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Federal prosecutors dismissed a murder charge under the plea agreement with 31-year-old...
January 16, 2013 - 7:41am
January 7, 2013
Day care death lawsuit settled in confidential agreement
The parents of a 3-month-old infant who died after she was allegedly beaten by another child at an in-home day care in rural Mitchell have settled...
January 7, 2013 - 9:46pm
September 10, 2012
Day care death sparks lawsuit
The parents of a 3-month-old infant who died after allegedly being attacked by another child at an in-home day care in rural Mitchell are suing...
September 10, 2012 - 6:04pm
August 6, 2012
SD women keep memories of lost infants alive in albums
YANKTON -- With the idea of keeping alive memories of lost infants, a regional project is providing families with a way to put those mementos...
August 6, 2012 - 11:13am
Authorities remain quiet about Mitchell infant death
More than two weeks have passed since the death of 3-month-old Brooklyn Kennedy Howard, but other than initial reports, no details have been...
July 6, 2012 - 8:27am
June 22, 2012
Authorities still silent on details of infant's day care death
Authorities have not released any new information regarding the Tuesday death of a three-month-old infant who was being cared for at a day care...
June 22, 2012 - 4:46am
June 20, 2012
UPDATE: Officials investigate death of infant at day care
The death of an infant who was being cared for at a rural Davison County day care facility is under investigation. Brooklyn Kennedy Howard, the daughter of Amy Ruml and Donny Howard, died Tuesday, reportedly at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital.
June 20, 2012 - 10:14pm