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Flint's lead-poisoned water had a 'horrifyingly large' effect on fetal deaths, study finds
Weekend hunt gives youth hunters guided support to nab first deer
MTI enrollment drops 4 percent; officials blame program restructure
Twin Cities sees heat advisory on first day of fall
Hanson school to recognize standout athletes at Saturday ceremony
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
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
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
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
Mitchell looks to get back on track against Douglas
Area volleyball roundup: MCM downs Parkston
Moller finishes sixth at Yankton meet
Wild earn 1-0 win over Jets in second game of preseason
Kernel volleyball sweeps Lynx
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
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Judith Downs Gilbert
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Larry R. Reimnitz
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
THUNE: Service academies offer students a unique opportunity to serve
DAUGAARD: Looking ahead to another Buffalo Roundup
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
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
June 5, 2017
Kimball police chief earns officer certification after one year on the job
KIMBALL — Nearly a year after being hired, Kimball's police chief is a certified law enforcement officer. Matt Bilben was hired by the...
June 5, 2017 - 10:00am
May 31, 2017
Reservations, riddled by meth problem, are mired in a law enforcement conflict
PIERRE — The chief of police for the Rosebud Sioux Tribe sees methamphetamine problem every day on the reservation. The same is true for...
May 31, 2017 - 4:50pm
May 19, 2017
Rapid City police plan to have saturation patrols
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Rapid City Police Department is set to participate in saturation patrols during the nationwide "Click it or Ticket" campaign....
May 19, 2017 - 11:25am
May 18, 2017
Sheriff not allowed to use drug dog, county fears expenses
ONIDA (AP) — Elected officials in one South Dakota county are at odds after the local sheriff was told he couldn't use a drug-sniffing dog...
May 18, 2017 - 6:06pm
May 13, 2017
NOEM: Supporting local law enforcement
Like many South Dakotans, I'm used to walking around town and seeing our local police officers working hard and keeping us safe. With National...
May 13, 2017 - 9:31pm
April 27, 2017
Law enforcement shakeup underway on Pine Ridge reservation
PINE RIDGE (AP) — A major shakeup in law enforcement is taking place on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council...
April 27, 2017 - 11:14am
April 13, 2017
Official: Suspect believed to be injured by BIA officer gunshot
LOWER BRULE — One suspect was airlifted and hospitalized after a shooting incident involving law enforcement on an area Native American...
April 13, 2017 - 7:04pm
April 12, 2017
Trial scheduled for suspect in Tyndall officer assault
TYNDALL — A trial was scheduled for a man accused of driving over a Tyndall police officer after a judge denied his motion to quash the...
April 12, 2017 - 5:05pm
March 28, 2017
Man gets 30 years in prison for 2015 Kimball standoff with officers
CHAMBERLAIN — Before being sentenced to spend 30 years in prison for a 24-hour standoff, the man responsible for shooting a Highway patrolman...
March 28, 2017 - 5:17pm
March 17, 2017
Report examines best practices for officer body cameras
GRAND FORKS — As body cameras become standard for law enforcement agencies nationwide, policies regarding how and when officers use them...
March 17, 2017 - 7:19pm
February 3, 2017
Mitchells dispatchers upgrading radios
After a decade of use, Mitchell Dispatch's radio system is getting an upgrade. The city of Mitchell is seeking bids to replace a three-console...
February 3, 2017 - 5:20pm
January 17, 2017
National police groups add 'de-escalation' to new model policy on use of force
A group of 11 national police organizations issued a new model policy Tuesday for police departments nationwide that for the first time incorporates...
January 17, 2017 - 11:12am
January 14, 2017
Chicago pledges improvements after scathing police report
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago officials are pledging to revamp the city Police Department following a scathing federal report, but a change in presidential administrations could spell uncertainty for the critical next step in the process: negotiating a court-enforceable improvement plan...
January 14, 2017 - 10:46am
December 29, 2016
Officers killed in the line of duty rose in 2016
The number of police killed in the line of duty rose sharply in 2016, driven by shootings of police around the country, most notably ambushes in Dallas and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. From Jan. 1 through Wednesday, 135 officers lost their lives. Some died in traffic accidents, but nearly...
December 29, 2016 - 4:59pm
December 12, 2016
Law officers ask Obama for help policing pipeline protests
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A dozen law enforcement officials in North Dakota are imploring President Barack Obama to send federal officers to help control protests against the Dakota Access pipeline. In a letter released Monday, the officers ask Obama to send 100 Border Patrol agents...
December 12, 2016 - 10:51am