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Forest Service: Closure order for Crow Peak area lifted
Sioux Falls mayor advances building after council rejection
New-look Corn Palace 'pretty darn busy'
Indian Health Service announces contract to improve health services in Rosebud, Pine Ridge
Man charged with rape of a minor starting in 2007
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
An annual drive to the rodeo
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Amateur baseball district playoffs: Mustangs blank Bullheads 6-0
Mitchell Black takes top seed into regions
Two Mitchell tennis players take second at Brandon Junior Open
Milbank claims Class B Legion title
Canova Gang grabs state tourney spot with win over Dell Rapids Mudcats
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Paul Frederick Monteil Jr.
Wilma Jean Miller
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
OPINION: Journalism needs a new generation of young reporters
A different Trump rose in Cleveland
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
July 21, 2016
AG clears officer who shot man twice in Hot Springs
HOT SPRINGS (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says a Hot Springs officer who shot a man twice while responding to a disturbance call was justified in firing his weapon. A report released Thursday says officer Kyle Maciejewski shot 20-year-old Dylan Huff twice sometime...
July 21, 2016 - 5:48pm
July 13, 2016
Brookings officer put on leave after alleged Facebook post
BROOKINGS (AP) — The Brookings Police Department is investigating an officer for a Facebook post. The department issued a statement saying the officer has been placed on administrative leave because of the alleged post. Authorities didn't name the officer or provide details about...
July 13, 2016 - 11:07am
July 12, 2016
Minneapolis mayor blasts police union head over ‘jackass remarks’ on Lynx
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minneapolis police chief and mayor said Tuesday they do not condone the actions of four police officers who walked off the...
July 12, 2016 - 4:53pm
July 5, 2016
Sioux Falls police using more foot patrols in parts of city
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police say more officers are hitting the streets on foot to help patrol key areas. The Argus Leader reports the increased patrols come amid growing concern about violent crime in the city. Chief Matt Burns says more officers are patrolling the downtown...
July 5, 2016 - 12:21pm
July 1, 2016
Jury clears Brookings police in excessive force lawsuit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A federal jury has cleared the police department in Brookings of any wrongdoing in an excessive use of force lawsuit. The jury returned a verdict Friday in the case brought by 45-year-old Tamra Welbig against the city of Brookings, its police chief and three officers...
July 1, 2016 - 6:42pm
June 23, 2016
Ex Flandreau police chief's bid for recertification denied
FLANDREAU (AP) — A former Flandreau police chief who resigned amid a state investigation into alleged misconduct in his department has lost a battle to have his lawman's certification reinstated. Mike Eisenbarth had taken a job as a Moody County sheriff's deputy earlier this year,...
June 23, 2016 - 12:26pm
June 15, 2016
Sioux Falls police to train; residents may hear explosions
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls authorities say some residents may hear explosions this week and into the next from police SWAT training. Police spokesman Sam Clemens says the training will be in the central part of the city. He says if residents hear explosion noises or see heavily...
June 15, 2016 - 1:18pm
June 1, 2016
Sioux Falls officer rescues 6 ducklings from storm drain
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls police officer climbed into a storm drain to rescue six ducklings. A passer-by flagged down the officer late Tuesday. The Argus Leader reports that the ducklings had fallen through holes in the storm drain lid. With the mother duck nearby, the officer...
June 1, 2016 - 11:53am
May 23, 2016
OUR VIEW: Coping training should be requirement for law enforcement
Signing up to be a law enforcement officer means signing up for a job filled with stress. Well documented are police brutality and officer-involved shootings around the country that draw national attention. These incidents cause racial tension and can raise questions as to why one...
May 23, 2016 - 5:17pm
May 16, 2016
City honors officers with lights turning falls blue
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The city of Sioux Falls turned its iconic falls blue on Friday night to honor law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. KDLT television reports that officials at Falls Park lit the waterfalls with blue lights in conjunction with Sunday's National...
May 16, 2016 - 12:19pm
April 7, 2016
Porcupine man indicted for assaulting federal officer with vehicle
PORCUPINE -- A Porcupine, S.D. man, has been indicted for assaulting a law enforcement officer with his vehicle. Michael Lone Hill, 27, was indicted last week on a charge of assaulting a federal officer and appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Daneta Wollmann and pleaded not guilty...
April 7, 2016 - 5:02pm
Sioux City tickets continue despite limit on driver details
PIERRE (AP) — An Iowa border city hasn't been deterred from issuing tickets to South Dakota drivers caught on speed cameras despite being blocked from accessing some driver information in a South Dakota database, Sioux City's legal department said Thursday. In what has become something...
April 7, 2016 - 3:22pm
March 30, 2016
Man accused of trying to kill trooper wants case separated
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Washington state man accused of trying to kill a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper wants his case handled separately from his three co-defendants. Donald Willingham, 34, of Renton, Washington, is accused in the Oct. 24, 2015, beating of Trooper Zachary Bader...
March 30, 2016 - 11:59am
March 29, 2016
AG clears officer who shot man near Rapid City shelter
RAPID CITY (AP) — Attorney General Marty Jackley says the Rapid City police officer who shot a man while responding to the report of a shooting was justified in firing his weapon. A report released Monday says Officer Barry Young discharged his rifle three times, striking 44-year...
March 29, 2016 - 10:47am
March 28, 2016
Aberdeen Police trying to expand its chaplain program
ABERDEEN (AP) — The police department in Aberdeen is trying to expand its chaplain program. Police Capt. Eric Duven tells KSDN-AM that chaplains provide services to community members, emergency responders and law enforcement officers in times of crisis. Police chaplains are fully...
March 28, 2016 - 11:34am