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ABERCROMBIE, N.D. — A boy was brought to the hospital after he was accidentally shot Sunday, Oct. 16, by his brother on a farm south of Abercrombie. The accidental shooting happened about 1:30 p.m., the Richland County Sheriff’s Office said. A father and his 9-year-old son were shooting pigeons in the basement of an old property. The 9-year-old accidentally shot through the basement with .22, hitting his 13-year-old brother in the thigh.
FARGO—Taryn Christion's two-yard touchdown pass to Jake Wieneke with one second remaining ended six years of Dakota Marker frustration for South Dakota State. The 20-17 victory at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome also ended eight straight losses to North Dakota State. It came down to the final drive, with the Jackrabbits taking over at their 20-yard line with 2:28 remaining. SDSU overcame a first-and-20 situation getting a first down on a Christion run to the Jackrabbits' 43-yard line. Later, a pass to Wieneke got 25 yards to the 11 with 21 seconds remaining.
RAPID CITY -- A California man who intended to take an underage Minnesota girl to California to engage in illegal sexual activity has been sentenced to spend almost 25 years in prison. Thomas Lee Richard, 50, of Eureka was caught after the girl got help from passersby while her and Richard were stopped at a tourist attraction along Interstate 90 in Midland in western South Dakota. Thus, he was charged in South Dakota.
BROOKINGS, S.D. — The new $7.4 million Swine Education and Research Facility at South Dakota State University will mark a new era for the swine industry. Pork producers, allied industry and various commodity groups gathered Oct. 1 in Brookings, S.D., for the dedication ceremony and to tour the state-of-the-art facility.
BRAINERD, Minn. -- In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, we put a couple of shotgun experts -- the Gould Brothers Exhibition Shooting Team -- to the test by introducing them to mourning dove hunting in Minnesota. And the crew also visits the Kicking Bear outdoors camp for kids in West Salem. Wis. See it all in this weekend’s episode of “Northland Outdoors TV.”
ST. JOSEPH, Minn. - A funeral service for Jacob Wetterling, the boy abducted and killed in 1989, is set for 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25. The St. Joseph boy's disappearance was unsolved until this month, when his killer confessed in court. Click here for the live stream of the funeral from St. Benedict in St. Joseph.
ST. PAUL, MN -- A St. Paul man was accused of crawling under the dividing wall of a Kmart changing room, terrifying the 8-year-old girl who was there changing her...
JAMESTOWN, N.D.—Dakota Wesleyan quarterback Dillon Turner got it rolling Saturday at Rollie Greeno Field. Not even the stout University of Jamestown defense could slow him down. The third-year starter accounted for six touchdowns as the 16th-ranked Tigers ran away from the Jimmies 55-17. "This is our third year with a spring and fall in coach (Zach) Parks' offense and he's done a really good job establishing confidence in us," Turner said. "We have a really good understanding of the offense and we were able to come out and execute."
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said his third-year quarterback Teddy Bridgewater suffered a "significant knee injury" during a non-contact drill during Tuesday's practice and said it's possible Bridgewater could be lost for the season. "Possible, yeah," Zimmer said during an afternoon news conference to discuss the injury. The third-year quarterback didn’t appear to be touched when he went down in the pocket and grabbed his left knee.
FORT THOMPSON – For the fourth consecutive year, South Dakota’s Highway Patrol will partner with the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe in a joint enforcement operation during the Dakota Nation powwowt his Friday through Sunday, Aug. 19-21, in Fort Thompson. The Highway Patrol was first invited in 2013 to work with tribal officers during the powwow. The project has continued every year since then.