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SIOUX FALLS -- A man who was tased by Sioux Falls police last week in a motel disturbance has died in a city hospital. Joshua Jay Langley died Saturday morning, and police said an autopsy would be performed on Tuesday, Oct. 30. In the incident last Wednesday, police were called to the Motel 6 on the northwest side of town as management wanted a man removed for causing a disturbance inside his room.
WORTHINGTON, Minn.— In a little more than a month, the city of Worthington will be turning on the tap to accept over 1.9 million gallons of water per day from the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System. The Lewis & Clark water, which comes from an aquifer adjacent to the Missouri River in South Dakota and now feeds into 20 cities and rural water systems in that state, northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota, will be blended 50-50 with the water from Worthington’s nine wells.
ST. PAUL -- Devan Dubnyk made 23 saves for the Minnesota Wild in a 4-1 win against the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday, Oct. 25, in St. Paul.. Eric Fehr had a goal and an assist and Jonas Brodin, Mikael Granlund and Mikko Koivu also scored to help the Wild to their fourth straight win. Wild defenseman Ryan Suter had an assist in his 1,000th NHL game. Dubnyk also assisted on Brodin's goal, the seventh assist of his 10-year NHL career.
ROSCOE, S.D. -- A Roscoe woman is suing the Edmunds County Highway Department in northern South Dakota claiming she was wrongfully fired because of sexual discrimination. Janet Wipf, 52, is seeking $419,558 in damages after being fired from her weed spraying job, according to court documents.
WILLMAR, Minn. - The Minnesota Board of Animal Health reported Tuesday, Oct. 23, that it has confirmed a case of H5N2 low pathogenic avian influenza in a commercial turkey flock in Kandiyohi County in central Minnesota. This is not the same virus that was the cause of the highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak that caused thousands of poultry deaths in the Midwest in 2015. The disease, known as H5N2 LPAI, was detected during routine surveillance testing of a flock of 10,000 13-week-old turkey toms on Oct. 19.
EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. -- A 27-year-old Eagle Butte accused of setting fire to modular classrooms at a school in northwest South Dakota has denied the charges in a federal court appearance. Shane Taken Alive appeared in court Thursday, Oct. 18, and denied the charges of buglary and arson.
EDEN, S.D. -- A northeast South Dakota man has been charged in federal court with assaultive and abusive conduct towards a child under seven years of age. Jeremiah Lynn Renville Jr., 39, of Eden was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of assault resulting in serious bodily injury, felony child abuse and neglect of a child.
SISSETON, S.D. -- A 29-year-old Sisseton man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for engaging in and attempting to engage in sexual acts with a child. Joel Michael Max is charged in the indictment with aggravated sexual abuse of a child and for sexual abuse. He has pleaded not guilty to the charges. The alleged sexual abuse took place between September of 2016 and June of 2018. He could face life in prison for the charge.
SIOUX FALLS -- A 34-year-old Sioux Falls mother who has been charged with attempted first-degree murder and felony child abuse is believed to have intentionally drove herself and her 6-month-old son off an interstate in south Sioux Falls early Tuesday morning, police said Wednesday, Oct. 17.
SIOUX FALLS -- A 34-year-old Sioux Falls mother has been charged with attempted first-degree murder and felony child abuse after a traffic incident near a busy Sioux Falls highway interchange early Tuesday morning, Oct. 16. Police Sgt. Shaun Olson said Julia Jacquelyn Alzoubaidi was the driver of a vehicle on Interstate 229 in the southern part of Sioux Falls that rolled into the ditch about 3:30 a.m.