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One died at Pearl Harbor, the other lived. Seventy-five years later, they'll be reunited.
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Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
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Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Preseason South Dakota sportswriters basketball polls
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket's Myah Selland named to Class B all-state first-team
Athlete of the Week: MVP's Risseeuw finds early success at 195 pounds
Kernel boys ready to compete
Mesman wins Class A Miss Volleyball award
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Drew Allen Holter
Linda Joy (Cain) Cooper
Imogene Van Overschelde
Lila June Steiber
Cassie Karen Greger
Preparing for a lean year
Retirement finds the Legislature's only homemaker
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LETTER: State sales tax needs fixing
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
June 9, 2016
Mitchell man arrested for rape, sexual contact with a minor
A Mitchell man was arrested Tuesday on charges of first-degree rape and attempted sexual contact with a child under the age of 16. Chad Lee Voeltz,...
June 9, 2016 - 1:54pm
March 5, 2016
Rapid City woman pleads not guilty to 2 counts of rape
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Rapid City woman is denying accusations from law enforcement authorities that she raped a 4-year-old girl last October. Twenty-six-year-old Ashlee Goldsmith was arraigned in Pennington County this week and pleaded not guilty to two counts of first-degree rape....
March 5, 2016 - 10:56am
February 25, 2016
Man gets life for raping, killing woman in Sioux Falls home
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls man will spend the rest of his life in prison for raping and killing a Sioux Falls woman in her home. A jury last November convicted 42-year-old Christopher Kryger of first-degree murder, forcible rape and first-degree burglary. He was sentenced...
February 25, 2016 - 3:49pm
February 18, 2016
Pierre plumber accused of raping teen girl pleads not guilty
PIERRE (AP) — A Pierre man accused of raping a teenage girl in a home where he had done plumbing work has pleaded not guilty. Thirty-year-old David Timmons faces three rape-related counts that could put him in prison for decades if he's convicted. Judge John Brown on Wednesday also...
February 18, 2016 - 11:50am
February 5, 2016
Police: Stranger raped Sioux Falls woman at her apartment
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls woman says an unknown man forced his way into her apartment and raped her. The 22-year-old victim told police Thursday afternoon that the stranger followed her into her apartment complex Wednesday night. She said he followed her to her apartment...
February 5, 2016 - 6:04pm
January 8, 2016
Mitchell man charged with second-degree rape of minor
A man was recently arrested in Mitchell and charged with forcible rape of a teenage girl. Kristian Slaybaugh, 41, of Mitchell, was arrested on Dec. 23, stemming from an Oct. 12 incident in which a girl said Slaybaugh forced her to have nonconsensual sex, court documents state. Slaybaugh...
January 8, 2016 - 2:13pm
October 13, 2015
Case shows split in school, police inquiries into rape claim
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A South Dakota student accused of sexual assault is suing the school that suspended him, a case that highlights the differences in how university and criminal investigations of such reports are carried out. Koh Evan Tsuruta, who is charged with rape, assault...
October 13, 2015 - 5:26pm
October 7, 2015
Student accused of rape sues Augustana over discipline
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — An Augustana University student accused of rape has filed a lawsuit against the Sioux Falls school, claiming it's violating his rights by moving to expel him before he's had a chance to defend himself in court. The federal lawsuit filed last week by Koh Evan...
October 7, 2015 - 2:08pm
September 16, 2015
Mitchell man arrested for having sex with 14-year-old
A Mitchell man was arrested in August for allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old girl. Dymen Garcia, 19, was allegedly found by two Mitchell police officers having sex with 14-year-old girl at about 11:20 p.m. on Aug. 21 in a vehicle on the 600 block of East Second Avenue. Speaking...
September 16, 2015 - 10:39pm
August 28, 2015
Supreme Court upholds 2008 rape conviction
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a Sioux Falls man convicted of repeatedly molesting a 12-year-old girl. Terry Lee Oleson pleaded guilty to first degree rape in 2008 and was sentenced to 70 years in the State Penitentiary. Circuit...
August 28, 2015 - 2:01pm
August 8, 2015
Webster man sentenced to 25 years in prison in rape case
WEBSTER (AP) — A Webster man accused of rape has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. Forty-two-year-old Jamie Campbell pleaded no contest to one count of felony rape on April 24. He was sentenced last month. The American News in Aberdeen reports the charges stem from incidents...
August 8, 2015 - 6:54pm
July 30, 2015
Former SD county prosecutor pleads guilty to 2 rape counts
PIERRE (AP) — A former South Dakota county prosecutor who authorities accuse of child rape has pleaded guilty to two counts. South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says former Walworth County State's Attorney Christopher Jansen entered guilty pleas Wednesday to two counts...
July 30, 2015 - 3:35pm
July 29, 2015
Former county prosecutor accused of rape to change pleas
PIERRE (AP) — A former South Dakota county prosecutor who has pleaded not guilty to child rape charges is scheduled to change his plea to at least some of the counts against him. A change-of-plea hearing was scheduled in state court in Hughes County on Wednesday for former...
July 29, 2015 - 10:51am
July 24, 2015
SD man sentenced for rape, sexual contact with young girls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls man has been sentenced to 90 days in prison for rape and sexual contact with young girls. The Argus Leader reports 22-year-old Tyler Lee Schlotman was sentenced Thursday on one count of rape and one count of sexual contact with a child...
July 24, 2015 - 11:10am
July 22, 2015
Lack of forensic nurse training barrier for SD rape victims
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A lack of forensic training for nurses across much of South Dakota is prolonging the distance rape victims need to travel in search of justice. Certified sexual assault nurse examiners receive a week of training every three years and a test on how to counsel...
July 22, 2015 - 1:46pm