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Dick Gregory, cutting-edge satirist and uncompromising activist, dies at 84
Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club loses its ninth big charity event this week
Boston march against hate speech avoids Charlottesville chaos
Donations raise questions over upcoming Sioux Falls TIF vote
City may donate South Dakota land to National Park Service
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
Weather, ag economy play role in lower Dakotafest attendance
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
Twins hall inductee Michael Cuddyer on umpires, chemistry, Byron Buxton
Berrios, Twins shut out Diamondbacks
Cook moves closer to being starter
South Dakota Prep Media Football Poll: How They Fared
Pressure to win: Prep football coaching tenure decreasing in South Dakota
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
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Pauline A. Hrdlicka
Trump terrible, but Democrats impotent
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
LETTER: A plan for removing the Robert E. Lee Sculpture
LETTER: Wall Street caused a national security crisis
Anniversary trip brings clarity on marriage
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
James and Karen Geppert
August 2, 2017
Ex-state's attorney accused again of failing to pay taxes
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities say a former Bennett County state's attorney convicted of tax evasion has once again failed to pay taxes. Forty-eight-year-old...
August 2, 2017 - 2:45pm
April 6, 2016
A top haven for tax cheats that may surprise you: the US
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. lambastes and strong-arms countries that help drug lords and millionaire investors hide their money from tax collectors. Critics say it should look closer to home. America itself is emerging as a top tax haven alongside the likes of Switzerland, the Cayman...
April 6, 2016 - 5:51pm
June 10, 2014
Sioux Falls businessman gets prison for tax evasion
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls businessman has been sentenced to nearly a year in federal prison for not paying more than $350,000 in taxes. Forty-six-year-old Jared Adrian was indicted in 2012 for tax evasion, along with his father, Jerome Adrian. The two were sod dealers. Jerome...
June 10, 2014 - 12:37pm
January 13, 2014
Court upholds Rapid City surgeon's tax evasion conviction
RAPID CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of a former Rapid City surgeon convicted of trying to cheat the government out of more than $1 million in taxes. Fifty-six-year-old Edward Picardi, of Sturgis, was accused of sending millions of dollars of...
January 13, 2014 - 8:19pm
December 16, 2013
Custer doctor must serve 14 months for income tax evasion
RAPID CITY (AP) — A judge says a 71-yearold South Dakota doctor must serve prison time for income tax evasion. Dr. Dennis Wicks, of Custer, pleaded guilty earlier to creating at least two fictitious entities to hide his income and personal assets to avoid paying income taxes...
December 16, 2013 - 6:31am
November 22, 2013
Clear Lake businesswoman gets house arrest for tax evasion
PIERRE (AP) — A woman who owns a bar and restaurant in the eastern South Dakota city of Clear Lake has been sentenced for tax evasion. Fifty-one-year-old Jacquelyn Mellendorf pleaded guilty to one felony count, was given a suspended sentence and fined $1,500 and court costs....
November 22, 2013 - 7:56pm
September 6, 2013
Ipswich restaurant owner sentenced for state tax evasion
PIERRE (AP) — An Ipswich businessman who pleaded guilty to evading South Dakota sales taxes has been sentenced. Forty-two-year-old Jeffrey Fossum was given credit for 30 days he spent in jail, fined $1,000 and put on probation for two years. He also has paid nearly $60,000 in...
September 6, 2013 - 11:31am
September 5, 2013
Custer doctor agrees to pay IRS $110K in back taxes
CUSTER — A Custer doctor who recently pleaded guilty to income tax evasion has agreed to pay the Internal Revenue Service more than $110,000 in back taxes. Court documents say 71-year-old Dennis Wicks created at least two fictitious entities to hide his income and personal assets...
September 5, 2013 - 6:56pm
October 10, 2012
Noem returns doctor's donation after tax fraud conviction
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem has returned $4,000 in campaign contributions from a man convicted of felony tax evasion. A federal...
October 10, 2012 - 10:14am
October 9, 2012
Sturgis surgeon convicted of income tax fraud, faces prison
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A federal jury has convicted a Rapid City surgeon on 13 felony charges related to income tax evasion. Edward Picardi, of...
October 9, 2012 - 12:01pm
September 19, 2012
Rapid City surgeon on trial for alleged tax evasion
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A Rapid City surgeon accused of income tax evasion is on trial. Assistant U.S.
September 19, 2012 - 11:16am
July 25, 2012
Sioux Falls businessman charged with tax evasion
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The longtime owner of a Sioux Falls sod business faces federal charges that he's been illegally evading federal income taxes for more than a decade. Jerome Adrian made his first appearance in federal court in Sioux Falls last week. He remains free on his promise...
July 25, 2012 - 10:20am
May 4, 2012
Rapid City surgeon's income tax evasion trial delayed
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The income tax evasion trial for a Rapid City surgeon has been delayed. Edward Picardi is accused of defrauding the Internal Revenue Service out of more than $800,000. He was to stand trial beginning May 14. According to media reports, Picardi's attorney requested...
May 4, 2012 - 11:20am
October 25, 2011
Former Watertown bar owner sentenced for tax evasion
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The former owner of a Watertown bar has been sentenced to 10 months in prison and fined $30,000 for tax evasion. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 60-year-old Timothy Engels also must serve three years on supervised release and pay more than $362,000 in restitution,...
October 25, 2011 - 3:12pm