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ROSEBUD -- Five people who were involved in a breakin at the DaVita Dialysis Center on the Rosebud reservation where star quilts and dream catchers donated to the center were stolen and then sold for meth and marijuana have been sentenced. The convictions for third degree burglary, larceny and receiving stolen property stem from burglaries last January and the five must pay restitution of at least $5,615 for the multiple items stolen that were on display in the center in Rosebud.
SIOUX FALLS -- An anonymous donor has given $3,500 to Sioux Falls police officers to give to the needy in the city. The money will be handed out in various denominations to needy families who officers identify through their work. The money has been given to patrol, detective, and school resource officer teams, and the officers decide when, how, and to whom to give the gifts.
DAVIS – A Sioux Falls man, 73, has died from injuries received in a Nov. 30 two-vehicle crash east of Davis in southeast South Dakota.. Lynn Nelson died Dec. 15. He had sustained life threatening injuries in the crash. A John Deere tractor with a loader was traveling eastbound on U.S. Highway 18 when it was struck in the rear by an eastbound 2000 Chevrolet pickup.
North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven met with Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman David Archambault on Monday, Dec. 19, to discuss ongoing protests of the Dakota Access Pipeline project and attempt to bridge the gap between native and non-native people in North Dakota. In a news release, Hoeven said the protests have been difficult for all who live in the region, and he praised law enforcement for their actions throughout the protests that have ranged from peaceful to at times explosive in southwest North Dakota.
FARGO —The North Dakota State football team's six-year run of playoff perfection came to an end Friday night against the team it all started with. James Madison University claimed a 27-17 semifinal win in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoffs before a raucous and stunned crowd of 18,282 at the Fargodome. The upset marked the first FCS playoff loss since 2010 for the Bison—which began its 22-0 playoff run in 2011 with a 26-14 opening-round Fargodome win over James Madison.
MANDAN, N.D. – Two men who were being sought by the Morton County Sheriff’s Department for charges connected to Dakota Access Pipeline protests have turned themselves in, the department said...
CHANHASSEN, Minn. — Tim Dorway, principal of Chanhassen High School, was arrested Tuesday morning, Dec. 13, on suspicion of possessing child pornography, the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said. A...
MCLAUGHLIN -- A man from far north-central South Dakota on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation has been charged with murder in the death of a child. Matthew St .Pierre of McLaughlin near the North Dakota-South Dakota border entered a plea of not guilty last week in federal court after an indictment charged him with repeatedly striking a child which caused injuries that led to his death. The incident occurred between Oct. 11 and Oct. 12, said the U.S. Attorney’s office for South Dakota.
SIOUX FALLS -- Demolition work on the downtown Sioux Falls building that collapsed last week is expected to be completed by the weekend. City Director of Planning and Building Services Mike Cooper said work began on Thursday on the second story portion of the Copper Lounge and the Eastwold Smoke Shop next door.
MOORHEAD — The Moorhead Police Department has released a surveillance video that shows a school bus driver using a racial slur and leaving about 20 Horizon Middle School students stranded in the city's industrial park last month. The video captured the white driver, David Russell Miller, arguing with a black student. During the back-and-forth, the student called Miller an N-word twice, according to Miller and a police report.