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Fargo man assists in dramatic water rescue of woman whose car plunged into a Minnesota lake
Delta creates special Rapid City flight for Belgian tourists
South Dakota agency find two-thirds of deer fawns survive
Deadwood gets wildfire planning recommendations
Yankton collective launches cooking supplies drive
If you're a Facebook user, you're also a research subject
Commentary: 'Mom, grass-fed beef? Is this really necessary? And what is organic?'
$297M wind farm project now in PUC process
Teaching massage techniques
'Dying at your desk is not a retirement plan'
place a business brief
A woman went to check her corn - and was swallowed by a python
AgweekTV: Got Cheese?
South Dakota ag groups scrutinize Pruitt visit
Amid farmer pressure, EPA’s Pruitt visits Reliance farm
SD Corn Growers plan to give Pruitt the cold shoulder during visit
Photos from the Harve Johnston/Bryan Wilson Memorial Baseball Tournament
Indians avoid sweep by Twins with 4-1 win
World Cup roundup: Mexico not intimidated, stuns Germany 1-0
Johnson falls back into four-way tie for U.S. Open lead: Mickelson penalized for hitting moving ball
Fowles dominates as surging Lynx topple Liberty
Mitchell woman shares her adoption story with the world
OPINION: Nurses care for the sick, comfort those in need
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Sherrie Sue Soulek
Bernard "Bernie" Nelson
Commentary: Still waiting for a talk with my dad
Commentary: The world needs fathers who do not fear failure
OPINION: Out of a dream and one’s heart
Boy serves kindness with a side of chicken
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Becoming dog -- a work in progress
Ominous warning came days before Florida woman was killed by a 12-foot alligator
Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
ATV group celebrates birthday of leader, 92, with 50-mile ride
Callin' all catfish: James River study puts reward tags on whisker-faced creatures
The Rev. Dr. Howard and Barbara Hart
February 16, 2018
'Decades of monstrous sexual abuse': Hawaii's famous Kamehameha school settles suit for $80 million
Kamehameha School in Honolulu is one of a kind. Situated on a sprawling 600-acre campus on choice Oahu land, its massive multibillion-dollar endowment supports a first-rate K-12 education for some 3,000 children of Hawaiian ancestry. It offers otherwise deprived families facilities...
February 16, 2018 - 7:59am
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