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Katie Arrington, GOP lawmaker who defeated Sanford, seriously injured in car accident
AgweekTV: Trade War Escalates
More Mitchell School District employees could get state retirement
Cracking down on underage alcohol sales
Pelican island: Birds nest at Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Breaking down the myths of phone repair and battery life
Molson Coors latest beermaker to consider adding buds to suds
Online retailer denying orders from SD after ruling; CEO unsure of other states
Decision makes 'level playing field' for small businesses
Branding, ‘a neat tradition’: Mathews-Allen Ranch near Draper works 1,200 calves in two days
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Trade War Escalates
House passes its version of farm bill on tight vote
Farmers, farmworkers openly diverge on immigration crisis
'Ideal shape for a great winter wheat crop'
Trump promises to improve American economy at Duluth meeting with miners
Rangers blitz Twins for 6th win in row
Wild draft young Swedish defenseman Filip Johansson with No. 24 overall pick
Sabres select Swedish defenseman with draft's top pick: Incoming UND freshman taken No. 26
Bures makes first hole-in-one at Lakeview
Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson, Shuster rink, Diggins up for ESPY Awards
Oliver "Ollie" Hanten
Cindi D. Mulder
LETTER: Noem isn't governor material
LETTER: NAFTA died ugly death it deserved
Silent auction opens gateway for giving
OUR VIEW: Council needs to be bold, act on the lake
On the road: Ireland's farms, food, and future
Becoming dog -- a work in progress
Ominous warning came days before Florida woman was killed by a 12-foot alligator
Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
ATV group celebrates birthday of leader, 92, with 50-mile ride
Callin' all catfish: James River study puts reward tags on whisker-faced creatures
Lowell and Carole Funk
Rolf & Marjean Hope
Dolores (Lori) Kelsey
January 13, 2018
LETTER: The Beethoven wind farm scam
To the Editor: The only people who benefited from the Beethoven Wind Farm are the investors and a few landowners. Since there are no towers in...
January 13, 2018 - 1:00pm
September 29, 2017
LETTER: Don't destroy rural living
To the Editor: I read Brad Johnson's letter to the Watertown Public Opinion recently entitled "Wind Energy's Silent Invasion." It's happening....
September 29, 2017 - 10:30am
September 19, 2017
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...
September 19, 2017 - 12:26pm
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
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