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Police: Mount Vernon man raped 7-year-old boy in exchange for video game
School board to hold public budget hearing
Douglas County man charged with eluding, DUI after high-speed chase
Police: Man threatens children with gun in Sioux Falls
Car hits, injures 2 pedestrian in Sioux Falls
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
2 LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybee stress in SD
South Dakota youth nonprofit to breed cattle with donation
5 questions with ... Tom DePuydt, farmer/rancher, Saco, Mont.
AgweekTV: Drought Troubles
Emergency CRP grazing authorized in the Dakotas and Montana
Twins complete three-game sweep of Indians
Ailing Sano out for second day
Jets draft Samberg in second round
Dozier, Gimenez power Twins past Indians
Spieth birdies last for one-shot lead at Travelers
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Robert "Andy" Anderson, Sr.
OPINION: 'Somebody always needs to be looking'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
LETTER: Spending millions on lake fix needs guarantee
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
January 18, 2017
Company gives $50K donation under new school choice law
PIERRE (AP) — A Sioux Falls company has given a $50,000 contribution to help South Dakota students attend private schools under a state-backed scholarship program. Michael VanErdewyk, CEO and chairman at ReliaMax, said Tuesday that helping students and their families with options...
January 18, 2017 - 11:20am
December 15, 2016
Colorado school district votes to allow employees to carry guns
(Reuters) - A tiny school district in central Colorado has voted to allow teachers or other employees at its two schools to carry concealed handguns...
December 15, 2016 - 4:34pm
December 8, 2016
VIDEO: Police release surveillance footage of Moorhead school bus driver using racial slur, abandoning kids on side of road
MOORHEAD — The Moorhead Police Department has released a surveillance video that shows a school bus driver using a racial slur and leaving...
December 8, 2016 - 11:54am
July 29, 2016
Freeman Academy, Marion join forces in athletic co-op
FREEMAN — A pair of neighboring schools low on participation numbers have teamed up to participate for the next three seasons. Freeman Academy and Marion agreed to a cooperative deal for athletics starting this fall. The new co-op is called the Freeman Academy/Marion Bearcats,...
July 29, 2016 - 11:48pm
July 28, 2016
A boost with heart in mind: SDHSAA foundation provides AEDs to schools in need
Thanks to the efforts of the South Dakota High School Activities Association Foundation, 10 South Dakota schools will be a little safer with...
July 28, 2016 - 12:22am
July 26, 2016
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
PIERRE — The National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) sponsored by the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks currently has 281 schools trained in the program with around 20,000 students participating each year. GF&P hosts an eight hour safety and proficiency...
July 26, 2016 - 11:49pm
April 13, 2016
AG's Office expects more interest in school sentinels
Now that one school has signed up for school sentinel training, the Attorney General's Office expects more to come forward. The Tri-Valley School District in Minnehaha County unanimously approved a school sentinel policy during a board meeting Monday night, becoming the first educational...
April 13, 2016 - 10:17am
April 5, 2016
South Dakota schools frequently haven't hired new S.D. teachers
PIERRE—South Dakota schools hired less than 38 percent of the first-year teachers graduated from South Dakota's state universities during 2002 through 2014. That's one of the trends identified in a report to the state Board of Regents, whose members govern the state universities....
April 5, 2016 - 5:05pm
March 2, 2016
Impact of Daugaard veto likely minimal
PIERRE — South Dakota's Legislature has attracted national attention recently, but some area superintendents took little notice Tuesday when the governor vetoed one hot-button issue.
March 2, 2016 - 11:05am
October 28, 2015
South Dakota students see math, reading scores slip slightly
PIERRE (AP) — The 2015 Nation's Report Card shows reading and math scores for South Dakota's eighth graders have slipped slightly over the...
October 28, 2015 - 7:18pm
October 21, 2015
Solen school swells with dislocated Cannon Ball students
SOLEN (AP) — The student body at the high school in Solen on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation has nearly tripled in size, and many of the new students are looking up to the older students — literally. The 115 students from the elementary school in Cannon Ball are attending...
October 21, 2015 - 2:17pm
October 17, 2015
New sign shines for school crossing guards
Ron Wright loves the new sign he uses as the crossing guard at Gertie Belle Rogers Elementary School in Mitchell. "It has flashing lights and...
October 17, 2015 - 9:10am
State to mull limits on restraint, seclusion in SD schools
PIERRE (AP) — A proposal that would allow schools to physically subdue students only in emergency situations would remove South Dakota from the short list of states that lack regulations governing the use of restraint and seclusion. An advisory group is scheduled Thursday to...
September 17, 2015 - 4:09pm
September 8, 2015
Students in Sioux Falls public schools return to classrooms
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Public school students in South Dakota's largest city return to their classrooms Tuesday after an extended summer break. In April, Sioux Falls residents voted to begin the school year after Labor Day as opposed to the region's more typical mid-August start...
September 8, 2015 - 11:24am
July 9, 2015
ND generals ask Congress to promote bill that fights obesity
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Senior military leaders from North Dakota say Congress should resist attempts to water down a bill that sets nutrition standards in schools. Retired Gens. Michael Haugen, Keith Bjerke, Jerald Engelman and Robert Schulte say a 2010 bill that promotes healthier...
July 9, 2015 - 4:49pm