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Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
$1.9M Aurora County Courthouse project receives positive public response
At least 12 killed after Texas church bus crash
Vehicle destroyed in fire in Howard
Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
MCM's Koepsell named to Class A all-state first team
Catching up with former area athletes: Bormann named NSIC golfer of the week
UPDATE: UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Beverly Ann LeBeau
CLARK: Thanking our local physicians
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
September 16, 2015
Suspect in fatal Rapid City stabbing wins pretrial request
RAPID CITY (AP) — A judge will allow testimony about an alleged outburst by the victim of a fatal Rapid City stabbing during the trial of the suspect. Twenty-one-year-old Samuel Tyburec is accused of killing roommate Matthew Wassenaar in May by stabbing him in the back five...
September 16, 2015 - 1:19pm
September 11, 2015
Prosecutor mulling death penalty in Lead stabbing death
DEADWOOD (AP) — The Lawrence County State's Attorney is still deciding whether to seek the death penalty against a Lead (LEED) man charged in the Aug. 12 stabbing death of a 27-year-old woman. James Lewis Rogers Jr. is charged with one count of first-degree murder in the death...
September 11, 2015 - 12:36pm
September 9, 2015
Former police chief arrested for 2009 death of Bridgewater woman
GREGORY — A former police chief was arrested Wednesday morning on one count of first-degree murder for the 2009 death of his then-fiancee because of “additional evidence.” Russell Bertram, 63, of Sioux Falls, was indicted Tuesday by a Gregory County grand jury on suspicion...
September 9, 2015 - 5:58pm
September 2, 2015
Judge refuses to lower bond for Rapid City murder suspect
RAPID CITY (AP) — A judge has refused to lower bond for a Rapid City woman accused in the stabbing death of her boyfriend. Forty-three-year-old Corinne Vermillion is accused of fatally stabbing 37-year-old Donny Ladeaux in January at a public housing complex in Pennington County...
September 2, 2015 - 2:37pm
Lead man pleads not guilty to stabbing woman to death
LEAD (AP) — A Lead man accused of stabbing a woman to death has pleaded not guilty to murder. Authorities allege 44-year-old James Rogers killed 27-year-old Caitlin Walsh. Her body was found Aug. 17 in an apartment in downtown Lead. Tests indicated she had been dead for five...
September 2, 2015 - 1:35pm
August 27, 2015
Colorado movie gunman sentenced to 12 lifetimes and 3,318 years
Condemning movie massacre gunman James Holmes to 12 life sentences and the maximum 3,318 years in prison for his rampage in a midnight screening...
August 27, 2015 - 3:31pm
August 21, 2015
Authorities identify victim of stabbing death in Lead
LEAD (AP) — Authorities have identified the victim in what they say is a homicide in Lead. The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office says preliminary results from an autopsy indicate 27-year-old Caitlin Walsh, of Lead, died of stab wounds sometime before her body was discovered...
August 21, 2015 - 2:24pm
Teen charged in killing will be tried as adult
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls teenager accused of killing another teen after a car chase will be tried as an adult. Conner Hanson was 17 years old when he was arrested and charged with first- and second-degree murder in the January killing of 18-year-old Anthony Gabriel....
August 21, 2015 - 2:11pm
Judge orders murder suspect extradited from South Dakota
WATERTOWN (AP) — A South Dakota judge has ordered a suspect in a North Carolina homicide be returned to that state to face prosecution. Antonio Currie, of Gibsonville, North Carolina, was arrested in Watertown on May 27, on a first-degree murder warrant issued by police in...
August 21, 2015 - 1:48pm
August 19, 2015
Suspect in South Dakota slaying ordered held without bond
LEAD (AP) — A judge is western South Dakota has ordered that the suspect in a Monday evening slaying be held without bond. Lawrence County Magistrate Eric Strawn on Tuesday denied bond for 44-year-old James L. Rogers Jr., who is facing a first-degree murder charge. Police in...
August 19, 2015 - 4:04pm
August 14, 2015
Bismarck homicide convict loses state Supreme Court appeal
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of one of two men accused of conspiring to murder a South Dakota man in North Dakota and bury the dismembered body in Montana. Justices ruled unanimously that there was enough evidence to support the...
August 14, 2015 - 3:22pm
August 6, 2015
Plea agreement reached in Standing Rock reservation killing
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Fort Yates man pleaded guilty Wednesday in the killing of a woman on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Lance Summers, 30, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the slaying last year of 38-year-old Natalie White Lightening of Cannon Ball. The...
August 6, 2015 - 3:04pm
August 5, 2015
Rapid City man pleads not guilty to killing 6-month-old girl
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Rapid City man accused of killing a 6-month-old girl has pleaded not guilty. Twenty-six-year-old Kristopher Houchin faces a second-degree murder charge in the June 26 death of L'Naya White. Preliminary autopsy results indicated she died from brain bleeding...
August 5, 2015 - 2:03pm
August 4, 2015
Man convicted in killing of son-in-law files federal appeal
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — An Oklahoma man convicted of hiring his handyman to kill his son-in-law in North Dakota is taking his case to federal court. Gene Kirkpatrick is serving a life term in the South Dakota State Penitentiary for the October 2009 death of Fargo dentist Philip...
August 4, 2015 - 2:47pm
August 3, 2015
Jewish extremists torch Palestinian homes, killing toddler, authorities say
DUMA, West Bank — Arsonists set fire to two Palestinian homes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Friday, burning a toddler alive and injuring three others in an attack that authorities say was most likely carried out by Jewish extremists. The assailants signed their work with...
August 3, 2015 - 10:20am