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Lawyer says state has a "compelling interest" to reduce appearance of corruption via IM 22
Alpena, Huron men arrested on meth charges
SDRS trustees propose big retirement reforms
Winner woman, former educator pleads not guilty to striking student
Audit questions tribe's spending of $1.4M in grant money
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
Baruth, Saginaw Valley ranked No. 1 in nation
Greenway named Vikings Community Man of the Year
Mesman leads Class A all-state first team
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Flyers top Trojans
Second half dooms Mitchell Christian in season-opener
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Lila J. Steiber
HAGEN: Time for more teddy bears
Fighting for What Matters
Lest we forget
OUR VIEW: A win for transparency
Preparing for a lean year
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
April 8, 2014
Coroner says child had scars all over body
CHAMBERLAIN -- Four-year-old Mason Naser's liver and pancreas were severely injured due to blunt force trauma, which caused him to bleed internally, according to expert testimony Tuesday. The trial of Donika Gonzales continued Tuesday at the Brule County Courthouse. She is accused...
April 8, 2014 - 9:50pm
Defense in Pierre shooting case can survey public
PIERRE (AP) — Lawyers of a 17-year-old boy accused of murder have received permission to conduct a public survey on the trial. The survey may influence whether the boy's lawyers seek to change the trial's venue. The trial of Braiden McCahren of Pierre is currently set for...
April 8, 2014 - 5:43pm
April 7, 2014
Recording shows woman admitted to abusing child in death case
CHAMBERLAIN -- Donika Gonzales admitted to law enforcement in February 2013 that she abused 4-year-old Mason Naser for wetting his pants, a recording showed Monday during a trial in Brule County. The recording was from an interview conducted by the South Dakota Division of Criminal...
April 7, 2014 - 8:23pm
February 28, 2014
Expert will be allowed to testify in child death case
CHAMBERLAIN -- A state medical examiner will be allowed to testify that the injuries suffered by a 4-year-old child allegedly beaten to death by one of his caretakers last year were the result of abuse. Attorneys for 23-year-old Donika Gonzales, who is charged with the...
February 28, 2014 - 10:06pm
February 26, 2014
Man charged with child murder testifies in trial
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A man charged with murder in the death of a toddler in South Dakota has told a jury that he did not hurt the victim. Twenty-six-year-old Congolese refugee Manegabe Ally testified Wednesday during his trial for the death of 18-month-old Merveil Kasangu, the...
February 26, 2014 - 10:53pm
January 23, 2014
Jurors watch rape suspect’s video interview
Jurors saw video Thursday of a man admitting his alleged rape victim was briefly passed out while the two had sex. Kristopher Wilson, 24, a former Dakota Wesleyan University student-athlete, was shown in a video of a police interview. The video was played during the second day...
January 23, 2014 - 8:20pm
January 22, 2014
Trial begins for accused rapist
Proceedings expected to continue through Friday in prosecution of DWU basketball player.
January 22, 2014 - 8:04pm
January 14, 2014
Carnival worker from TX faces Sioux Falls drug trial
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A carnival worker from Texas who's accused of having crack cocaine shipped to him inside a doll is on trial in South Dakota on drug charges. Fifty-five-year-old John Whitfield Jr., of Houston, was arrested during the Sioux Empire Fair in Sioux Falls on Aug....
January 14, 2014 - 1:38pm
January 9, 2014
Aberdeen teacher faces April trial in ND on sex charge
PARK RIVER, N.D. (AP) — An April 2 trial date has been set for a teacher in the northeastern North Dakota town of Park River who is accused of twice having sex with a 16-year-old girl. KNOX radio reports that 25-year-old fifth-grade teacher Justin Kiefer has pleaded not guilty...
January 9, 2014 - 3:19pm
January 7, 2014
Man to stand trial for shootout, Pierre standoff
PIERRE (AP) — An Eagle Butte man is scheduled to stand trial April 8 on federal charges stemming from a fatal shootout and standoff in late October. Twenty-seven-year-old Jason Todd Garreau is charged with 19 federal counts related to the Oct. 30 shootout in Hyde County and...
January 7, 2014 - 4:51pm
December 20, 2013
SD man convicted of child rape gets new trial
South Dakota Supreme Court cites improper testimony in conviction of Kevin Buchholtz, 58, of raping a 6-year-old.
December 20, 2013 - 11:20am
May 6, 2013
Trial set for man charged with Rapid City manslaughter
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A trial date has been set for a man charged with shooting another man to death in a Rapid City hotel parking lot earlier this year. KOTA TV reports that 30-year-old Charles Birdshead will stand trial for felony manslaughter July 29-August 5. Birdshead is accused...
May 6, 2013 - 3:34pm
April 25, 2013
SD work release inmate found not guilty of rape
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A jury has cleared a South Dakota man accused of raping a woman while out of prison on work release. Jurors on Wednesday night acquitted Henry Anfinson, 29, on rape and burglary charges after more than eight hours of deliberations, the Argus Leader reported. His...
April 25, 2013 - 12:00pm
February 6, 2013
Man on trial in SD for alleged sex trafficking
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A man accused of running an online prostitution ring in southeastern South Dakota is on trial in federal court in Sioux Falls. Prosecutors allege that Carl Campbell used violence and coercion to bring both minors and adults into the operation. Campbell's attorney...
February 6, 2013 - 10:43am
January 28, 2013
Defense presenting case in infant death trial
PARKER -- Lawyers for a Scotland man accused of killing his infant son continued to present their case to a jury Monday in Parker. Chris Miller, 39, is charged with killing his four-month-old son Jacob by shaking and beating him in March 2011. Miller faces charges of second-degree...
January 28, 2013 - 7:54pm