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ASTRO BOB: Don your spacesuit, we're going for a ride
Renovations on schedule for 2018 archery world championships
County spends $1,500 per year replacing bullet-ridden signs
A virtuous vow: Mitchell nun celebrates 70th year jubilee
Around the Region: Plankinton, Chamberlain & Howard
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
Community Closet to open in downtown Wagner on Dec. 1
South Dakota corn, soybean, sorghum crops forecast down
5 questions with ... Grady Bakken, farmer, Lignite, N.D.
New York strippers strike: Dancers say nearly-naked 'bottle girls' are grabbing their cash, cite racism
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Presidential Turkeys
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Oshie, Holtby guide Capitals past Wild
Experience will guide Twins as they weigh extensions for budding stars
Vikings' stout defense set to clash with Rams' explosive offense
'Collective effort' and 'no egos' among keys to strong Vikings' offensive line
Dakota Wesleyan men snap skid, down Concordia
What you need in your winter survival kit
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
LETTER: New ideas for Mitchell's Main Street
LETTER: DC arguments are ridiculous
WOSTER: Enjoy SD's fall landscapes
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
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February 27, 2017
Three years on, Britain's wide-ranging child sex abuse inquiry starts hearings
LONDON—Britain's inquiry into historical child sex abuse scandals, some involving celebrities and politicians, finally opened its first...
February 27, 2017 - 11:44am
February 13, 2017
Ex-Penn State coach Sandusky's son faces 14 counts of child sexual assault
The 41-year-old son of Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State University assistant football coach convicted of sexually abusing young boys, was...
February 13, 2017 - 5:03pm
November 18, 2014
Heidinger pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of a minor
A Mount Vernon man pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual exploitation of a minor for videotaping a girl in the shower. Adam Heidinger, 29, entered his plea during court at the Davison County Public Safety Center. Heidinger said he "secretly recorded" the girl in November while she took...
November 18, 2014 - 8:49pm
November 11, 2014
Garretson man charged with 16 felony sex offenses
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A rural Garretson man charged with sexually abusing a woman for nearly 14 years has pleaded not guilty. Ronald Neels, 52, is charged with 16 felony sex offenses, including two counts of first-degree rape and four counts of sexual contact with a child younger...
November 11, 2014 - 4:16pm
October 16, 2014
Former pastor pleads not guilty to 2008 sex crime
ABERDEEN (AP) — A former South Dakota pastor and educator accused of having sexual contact with a minor six years ago has pleaded not guilty. Thirty-eight-year-old Timothy Thompson is scheduled for trial in February on a felony count of sexual contact with a minor. He could...
October 16, 2014 - 12:02pm
October 10, 2014
Canton church members shocked at ex-pastor’s charges
CANTON (AP) — Allegations that a former pastor sexually assaulted a teenage girl have shocked members of Canton Lutheran Church, who feel betrayed by a trusted leader. Tony Haglund is charged with three sex crime counts that allege he had sex with a teenage girl between January...
October 10, 2014 - 7:07am
September 23, 2014
Former SD pastor, school principal accused of sex with boy
SELBY (AP) — A former South Dakota pastor and educator is accused of having sexual contact with a minor six years ago. Authorities allege that Timothy Thompson, 38, had sexual contact with a boy younger than 16 in 2008, when he was a pastor at Cornerstone Community Church in...
September 23, 2014 - 5:20pm
September 11, 2014
Eagle Butte man gets 10 years for sex abuse of a minor
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities say an Eagle Butte man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for sexually assaulting a minor after hitting the victim in the head with a bottle. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 24-year-old Brad Lee Red Bear was sentenced on Tuesday. Red...
September 11, 2014 - 2:10pm
August 19, 2014
Accused of child sex and porn, former prosecutor gives up law license
PIERRE — The South Dakota Supreme Court disbarred Christopher Jansen last week while he waits in jail without bail, accused of engaging in sex with boys younger than 13 and distributing pornographic images of some of his alleged acts. Jansen, 34, is a former Walworth County...
August 19, 2014 - 8:54pm
August 5, 2014
South Dakota prosecutors have dismissed some child-sex charges to win guilty pleas
PIERRE -- South Dakota saw a spike in fiscal 2011 in charges filed in state courts alleging sex crimes involving minors, followed by a decline during the three years since then, according to Greg Sattizahn, the state court system's administrator. Sattizahn told members of the Legislature's...
August 5, 2014 - 10:49pm
Task force opens its study of child sex abuse in state
PIERRE -- An estimated 80 percent children who have been sexually abused never tell anyone about it, the chairman of a new South Dakota task force said Tuesday at the panel's first meeting. "We absolutely don't know what to do. And because of that, the conversation has never been...
August 5, 2014 - 10:41pm
Legislative committee hopes to raise child sex abuse awareness
By Kevin Burbach PIERRE (AP) — Members of a state committee tasked with examining child sexual abuse in South Dakota said Tuesday that they hope their work over the next five months will shed light on the issue. Jolene's Task Force, which was created by the Legislature and...
August 5, 2014 - 5:43pm
July 30, 2014
South Dakota task force to study child sex abuse
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota task force will study the sexual abuse of children and recommend ways to address the issue. Jolene's Law Task Force will meet starting Aug. 5 and will file a report to the Legislature in January. The task force plans to suggest ways the state could...
July 30, 2014 - 3:11pm
June 5, 2014
Sioux Falls woman accused of raping young boys
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A 30-year old Sioux Falls woman is accused of sex crimes against at least three young boys. Authorities allege that Anne Doubler's live-in boyfriend walked in on her Wednesday night when she was naked with three boys between the ages of 7 and 10. Police...
June 5, 2014 - 4:32pm
May 12, 2014
Bond set at $1M for SD man charged with rape of child
ABERDEEN (AP) — A judge has set a $1 million bond for a northeast South Dakota man charged with rape and other related counts. The Aberdeen American News reports that 55-year-old Thomas Kline faces 16 felony counts stemming from alleged incidents that date back to 2006. Court...
May 12, 2014 - 6:28pm