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A man wrestled a rattlesnake to show off. He was bitten in the face and nearly died.
Hospital employees removed after photos show them giving newborn babies middle finger, calling them 'mini Satans'
Buildings topple as 7.2 magnitude quake hits Mexico
A university president held a dinner for black students - and set the table with cotton stalks and collard greens
Not drinking or driving, teens increasingly put off traditional markers of adulthood
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Hope returns in crop forecast
Report: South Dakota corn, soybean crop to decline this year
Unblemished Beavers: Hanson volleyball sports perfect record
Traxler: As playoffs near, football storylines are worth watching
Kernels visit Tigers in battle of top-ranked unbeatens
Mitchell tennis earns wins over Roncalli, Huron
Strong play helps Kernels golf to fifth-place finish
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
Alvin Peck, Jr.
Faith Ann Drapeau
Charles "Chuck" Anderson
Melvin Edward Haase
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
OPINION: Beaver damage complaints expected to rise again
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: No, this column wasn't written by a billionaire
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
GF&P Commission rejects elk contingency licenses
Retired South Dakota state official pleads guilty in scam
RAPID CITY (AP) — A retired fraud investigator for the South Dakota Department of Revenue has pleaded guilty to federal bank fraud and money...
3 hours 4 min ago
August 30, 2017
Recent phone scammer identifies himself as law enforcement, sheriff's office says
The Davison County Sheriff's Office is warning of a phone scam in which the caller is identifying himself as a law enforcement officer. According...
August 30, 2017 - 3:56pm
June 24, 2017
LETTER: Wind farms, what a scam
To the Editor: On June 15, I spent the day at the Beethoven Wind Farm north of Avon. A Minnesota company was moving the large crane to the fourth...
June 24, 2017 - 11:00am
June 15, 2017
Jackley issues caution about tobacco settlement money scam
PIERRE (AP) — Attorney General Marty Jackley is cautioning South Dakota residents about what he says are deceptive advertisements regarding a nearly 20-year-old settlement with tobacco companies. In 1998, the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement was signed by the four largest U.S....
June 15, 2017 - 10:01am
June 7, 2017
Sweepstakes scam causing concern in SD
Would-be winners are feeling remorse as a sweepstakes scam has tricked several South Dakotans into giving away thousands of dollars in recent...
June 7, 2017 - 4:57pm
January 20, 2017
Grandparent scam continues to target South Dakota seniors
PIERRE — Attorney General Marty Jackley is again warning South Dakota seniors that the grandparent scam has resurfaced targeting all parts of the state. The scam begins with a telephone call from someone claiming to be a grandchild or other family member and requests money for...
January 20, 2017 - 5:05pm
April 12, 2016
Chamber of Commerce warns residents of phone scam
The Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce is warning Mitchell residents to beware of scam phone calls to fix a computer, which cost Americans almost $700,000 last year. According to the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, said there were 12,000 reports of computer software service fraud...
April 12, 2016 - 3:38pm
December 13, 2015
AG warning residents of text messaging and email scam
PIERRE (AP) — Attorney General Marty Jackley is warning South Dakota residents of a text messaging and email scam that entices the consumer to respond to vague shipping inquires. The simple scam sends a vague text message or email asking the person to respond immediately in order...
December 13, 2015 - 7:31pm
October 22, 2015
Montana-Dakota Utilities warns of utility scam
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Montana-Dakota Utilities is warning customers about a utility scam in which a caller threatens disconnection if a utility bill is not paid immediately. The company says customers have been receiving calls from someone representing themselves as a utility...
October 22, 2015 - 1:25pm
October 1, 2015
Miner County residents targeted by IRS phone scam
HOWARD—Residents of Miner County were targeted by a fake calls Wednesday claiming they were being sued by the IRS. Scam calls like this are nothing new, Miner County Dispatch Manager Cora Schwader said, but this one seems to have affected more people than usual. "We get scam...
October 1, 2015 - 8:52am
July 21, 2015
Woman loses money when scammer claims to be police officer
BROOKINGS (AP) — A South Dakota woman is out of more than $300 after a con artist claiming to be a police officer demanded that she wired him money. Brookings Police Lt. Derrick Powers tells KBRK-AM that the bogus officer threatened to arrest the woman if she didn't pay some...
July 21, 2015 - 3:08pm
May 12, 2015
Authorities warn South Dakota residents about running event
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities in southeast South Dakota are warning residents about a seemingly legitimate running event that could be a scam. The Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office says the "Color 5 Mile" organization lists Sioux Falls as a city that will host a race, but...
May 12, 2015 - 1:59pm
April 29, 2015
Man and wife face joint trial, accused of construction scam
YORK, Neb. (AP) — A married couple is charged with bilking a Nebraska farmer out of about $40,000, and prosecutors say it's not the only scam the two have pulled off. Karla Nelson, 46, and her husband, George Nelson, 47, on Monday were scheduled for a joint trial on July 20....
April 29, 2015 - 2:34pm
April 15, 2015
AG Jackley: SD residents targeted by telemarketing scams
PIERRE (AP) — Attorney General Marty Jackley says South Dakota residents continue to be targeted by con artists who threaten individuals with fines and arrest. Jackley says residents are being targeted by two telemarketing scams in which scammers purport to be with law enforcement...
April 15, 2015 - 1:58pm
April 10, 2015
Chamber, police warning businesses of possible scam
The Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce and Mitchell Police Division are warning area businesses about a woman soliciting for door prize donations for a fundraiser for herself. The woman, Jamie Shay, is claiming to hold a fundraiser at noon April 26 at Holy Spirit Church in Mitchell....
April 10, 2015 - 1:23pm