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Police open fire after driver strikes cruiser near U.S. Capitol
Man arrested for DUI following crash in north Mitchell
Repeal of internet privacy rules passes Congress, Trump likely to sign
BANDA: Recipes have deep roots for deep traditions
Subsidy cuts could mean 'death spiral' for small airports in upper Midwest
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
Zach Parise takes high stick to the face; prognosis unclear
Selland, Sage, Bartscher named to Class B all-state first team
Oropeza lifts DWU to split with Mount Marty
Mitchell starts season strong
With youth, Golden Eagles track looks to excel
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Beverly Ann LeBeau
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
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