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Ho, ho, ho! SantaCon is coming to New York
A teen fired up Facebook Live from the highway. Moments later, everyone in her car was dead.
State's congressional delegation aims to enact GOP wish list
Prudential investigating Wells Fargo partnership after scandal
AgweekTV: Sweet crops
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
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
Wessington Springs holds off MCS rally
Area basketball roundup: Balanced MVP boys cruise past KWL
Kernels' Neugebauer to play football at DWU
Tiger men grab road win at Hastings
Bison ground game, stingy defense defeat South Dakota State in quarterfinals
Harrison woman celebrates 80th birthday
Armour woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple married in Aug. 12 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 95 years
Couple plans Jan. 6 wedding
Alvin V. Hoekman
James F. Hinrichs
Doris D. Mebius
Carroll M. Hunstad
LETTER: Public opinion will decide fate of technology
LETTER: 2016 election taught SD citizens a lot
WOSTER: The orbit that made the moon landing possible
The price of listening and hearing fatigue
ACT’s “A Christmas Story, The Musical” delights audiences with familiar, beloved characters
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
November 3, 2016
Man dies after he was beaten with chair in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Police say a man has died days after he was assaulted with a chair in Sioux Falls. The victim's name has not been released. He was attacked Sunday at the Union Gospel Mission and hospitalized with life-threatening injuries, including severe head trauma. Thirty-one-year-old...
November 3, 2016 - 3:28pm
November 2, 2016
Catching up with former area athletes: Bartscher breaks through with key score for Vikings
SIOUX FALLS — Alexandria native Jake Bartscher found a good way to celebrate his final home game at Augustana's Kirkeby-Over Stadium Saturday. He hauled in a season-high five catches, including a first quarter touchdown grab to help the Vikings topple Northern Sun Intercollegiate...
November 2, 2016 - 10:53pm
Two men wearing Halloween masks rob Sioux Falls bank
SIOUX FALLS --- Police were still searching late Wednesday for two men wearing Halloween masks and carrying a handgun who robbed Dacotah Bank...
November 2, 2016 - 5:01pm
November 1, 2016
Sioux Falls residents ask about street parking permit system
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Busy traffic near Sioux Falls hospitals and schools has residents looking for new ways of limiting on-street parking to ensure homeowners can find a spot. The Argus Leader reports that some residents have inquired about a parking permit system similar to those...
November 1, 2016 - 11:23am
October 31, 2016
Reports show Sioux Falls schools are becoming more diverse
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Reports on demographics and enrollment in Sioux Falls school district show overall enrollment and ethnic diversity are on the rise. Schools in Sioux Falls are becoming more diverse, with more than one-third of its students coming from different backgrounds, the...
October 31, 2016 - 11:10am
October 30, 2016
Sioux Falls earns share of NSIC South
MANKATO, Minn.--A powerful rushing attack, led by Max Mickey and Luke Papilion, and hard-nosed defense lifted No. 4 Sioux Falls to a 24-14 win over Minnesota State, Mankato on Saturday in Mankato, Minnesota. The victory is arguably USF's biggest in the NCAA Division II era as the...
October 30, 2016 - 9:13pm
October 27, 2016
Rain, high grain moisture hampers some South Dakota farmers
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Rain last week hampered the harvest in some parts of central and southeastern South Dakota. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that high grain moisture on late-planted corn and soybeans also is slowing progress for some farmers. The corn...
October 27, 2016 - 10:53am
Catching up with former area athletes: Fossum, Juffer lead Coyotes into new swim season
The University of South Dakota swimming teams are in the pool for the 2016-17 season and a pair of area swimmers are pushing the Coyotes ahead this year. Christian Fossum is a freshman from Mitchell and Kathleen Juffer is a junior from Wagner. In a dual against Minnesota State on...
October 27, 2016 - 1:36am
October 26, 2016
Argus Leader announces staff cuts, leadership changes
SIOUX FALLS — Amidst "leadership and staffing changes," Argus Leader Media announced a staff reduction Tuesday, dismissing eight employees from the company. Among the changes, in conjunction with similar moves occurring at many of parent company Gannett's 109 local sites, President...
October 26, 2016 - 5:10pm
Foster mother pleads guilty to reduced charge in boy's death
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls woman accused of killing her 2-year-old foster son has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge. Thirty-two-year-old Mary Beth Jennewein was charged with second-degree murder for the death of Miles Stead, who was taken off life support on Jan. 6 after...
October 26, 2016 - 10:53am
October 25, 2016
SD man arrested at abandoned farm after kidnapping ex-girlfriend in trunk of her car, strangling her
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—A 60-year-old Sioux Falls man who is accused of putting his ex-girlfriend in the trunk of her car, taking off for southwest Minnesota and punching and strangling her on Tuesday morning was arrested about 45 minutes later at an abandoned farm. Sioux Falls police...
October 25, 2016 - 6:28pm
South Dakota asked to fill juvenile justice reform gaps
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A year and a half after the governor signed a package of juvenile justice reforms, school administrators in South Dakota say the law gives them few options for addressing students' lesser offenses, such as skipping class. Students cited for such misconduct would...
October 25, 2016 - 10:51am
October 24, 2016
South Dakota Peace and Justice Center in Sioux Falls closes
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The South Dakota Peace and Justice Center, which focused on reform, poverty and capital punishment, has closed. The 36-year-old organization officially dissolved and canceled August's Peace Festival due to the medical-related resignation of Executive Director...
October 24, 2016 - 10:27am
October 18, 2016
State won't seek death penalty in Sioux Falls fatal shooting
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against a suspect should he be convicted of fatally shooting another man outside of a Sioux Falls casino. Jared Stone is accused of killing 28-year-old Baptiste White Eyes last spring. He's been in jail on murder and...
October 18, 2016 - 10:38am
October 17, 2016
Housing assistance going unused for Sioux Falls residents
SIOUX FALLS (AP)- A budget report presented this week to Sioux Falls' housing authority said much of the federal assistance aimed at helping low-income families pay rent isn't being used. Sioux Falls Housing and Redevelopment Commission executive director Shireen Ranshau told the...
October 17, 2016 - 10:35am