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Firefighters respond to blaze south of Mitchell
Migrant caravan swells to more than 5,000 as group marches toward US
Former Aberdeen doctor to plead guilty to distributing drugs
Mount Marty College opens new nursing center, simulation lab
Your clothes could be made in the USA again
Energy company pursues third wind farm in South Dakota area
Apps will tell you what's really in your makeup
Initial pumped storage permit gets federal approval
Dakota Access Pipeline expansion takes step forward
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Better pheasant hunting on opener
AgweekTV: Ashby Elevator Fraud Update
AgweekTV: Minnesota couple calls grain bin home
Cattle theft, and prevention, go high-tech
We have more to leave behind than the farm
Mahomes tosses 4 TD passes as Chiefs blast Bengals
Vikings QB Cousins keeps fumble streak alive, but this one worked out OK
Ibrahimovic leads Galaxy past Minnesota, near playoffs
United pulls out stops for a well-attended farewell at TCF Bank Stadium
Vikings' Adam Thielen ties NFL record, and Charlie Hennigan's family celebrates
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Lester E. Weber
Marlin Francis Erickson
Donald Eugene Culhane
LETTER: A different approach to Lake Mitchell
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LETTER: Remember to think of your values when voting
Better pheasant hunting on opener
What makes a good hunt?
GF&P 'much more intentional' about education outreach efforts
Saving the heritage: Groups putting an emphasis on recruiting new hunters
Youth pheasant hunters carry on tradition
Willard "Curly" Schoenfelder
Clyde and Marilyn Kepplinger
August 15, 2018
Six arrested in Sturgis Motorcycle Rally sex sting
PIERRE, S.D. - Six people accused of attempting to have sex with minors have been arrested in a Sturgis Motorcycle Rally sex sting, state officials...
August 15, 2018 - 7:05pm
August 14, 2018
Six arrested in sex trafficking sting during Sturgis rally
PIERRE (AP) — Six men have been arrested as the result of a sex trafficking operation in the Rapid City area. Attorney General Marty Jackley...
August 14, 2018 - 5:03pm
May 3, 2018
SD man sent to prison on Rapid City to Chicago prostitution-related charge
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- A 49-year-old South Dakota man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for transporting individuals from Rapid...
May 3, 2018 - 10:29am
March 28, 2018
Self-help guru coerced followers into sex, branded women with cauterizing pen, feds say
Authorities caught up with the alleged fugitive self-help guru behind the walls of a luxury gated community near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The villas inside, according to court documents filed this week, had a price tag of up to $10,000 a week, not a place to expect a man who claimed...
March 28, 2018 - 7:07am
February 9, 2018
'Boss lady' in international sex trafficking sent to Minn. prison
ST. PAUL—A ringleader in an international sex-trafficking operation will spend 8.5 years in prison — and she should "thank her lucky...
February 9, 2018 - 7:44pm
February 7, 2018
Super Bowl sting: 26 nabbed for soliciting sex from minors, 7 for trafficking
MINNEAPOLIS—A 43-year-old man thought he was texting with a girl when he asked her age and whether she had modeled before. She said she...
February 7, 2018 - 8:33am
January 24, 2018
Law enforcement plans for sex trafficking issues around Super Bowl
MINNEAPOLIS—A side effect of any big event like the Super Bowl is sex trafficking. "We know that there's going to be a million-plus people...
January 24, 2018 - 1:45pm
December 4, 2017
The reason some women are wearing dresses every day in December
Worn to weddings, holiday parties, dates or a night out with friends, dresses are a staple in modern-day fashion. But they haven't always represented...
December 4, 2017 - 7:37am
November 7, 2017
Internet companies drop opposition to bill targeting online sex trafficking
WASHINGTON - When Congress launched an effort in August to enable prosecution of online sex trafficking by amending the Communications Decency...
November 7, 2017 - 9:24am
July 18, 2017
Under attack, Backpage.com has its supporters as anti-trafficking tool. But many differ.
Not everyone wants to shut down Backpage.com. The online classified ad site, which generates millions of dollars in revenue by hosting sex-related...
July 18, 2017 - 12:17pm
June 29, 2017
Rapid City man indicted for commercial sex trafficking
RAPID CITY -- A 41-year-old Rapid City man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for commercial sex trafficking. Kevin D. Jenkins is facing up to life imprisonment and a $250,000 fine on the charge. In the indictment, officials allege Jenkins “obtained a child between the ages...
June 29, 2017 - 3:00pm
Prosecutors: 'Uber' of sex trafficking rings busted in Twin Cities; also stretched into ND
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. -- In a Twin Cites’ suburb townhouse less than a half-mile from a Cottage Grove elementary school there was a brothel...
March 29, 2017 - 5:39pm
March 7, 2017
Charge: Minnesota woman forced developmentally disabled woman to be prostitute
LITTLE CANADA, Minn.—A Little Canada woman is accused of forcing a vulnerable adult who was temporarily living with her to work as a prostitute...
March 7, 2017 - 9:10pm
February 23, 2017
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
BLAINE, Minn.—The women didn't speak English, so they allegedly had DongZhu Jiang drive them to and from hotels and apartments where they...
February 23, 2017 - 9:23pm
Ireland passes law to make buying sex a crime
LONDON — Ireland has made it a crime to buy sex after passing a law which it says is aimed at tackling sex trafficking and protecting...
February 23, 2017 - 9:32am