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Aurora Plains Academy

June 14, 2019
IN OTHER WORDS: Reported allegations misrepresent Aurora Plains Academy's efforts
June 14, 2019 - 1:03pm
June 13, 2019
This document from the South Dakota Secretary of State's Office shows
that Aurora Cou
nty State's Attorney John Steele remains the registered
legal agent for Aurora Plains Academy, the state's only intensive youth
treatment facility that is located in the county where Steele is prosecutor. (South Dakota News Watch photo)
County prosecutor has legal connections to Aurora Plains Academy
June 13, 2019 - 11:39am
June 12, 2019
Aurora Plains Academy in Plankinton. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Noem says she will enact reforms for Aurora Plains, youth treatment centers
June 12, 2019 - 2:49pm
OUR VIEW: Demand accountability for Aurora Plains
June 12, 2019 - 7:00am
June 8, 2019
In this photo taken by an officer with the Aberdeen Police Department in 2015, extensive rug burns can be seen on the shoulder of Lauren Schroeder's son, who was a resident of Aurora Plains Academy when the injuries took place. (Photo courtesy of Lauren Schroeder)
Investigation: Residents suffer physical, mental and sexual abuse at Aurora Plains
June 8, 2019 - 5:00am
LaDawn Bruguier of Yankton is a former resident of Aurora Plains Academy who said she still carries physical and emotional scars from abuse she suffered while at the academy. (Bart Pfankuch / South Dakota News Watch)
Aurora Plains investigation: Unsafe place to live, difficult place to work
June 8, 2019 - 5:00am
May 9, 2019
Quenten Hemp will soon be the first student to graduate a year early from Aurora Plains Academy. As part of his senior project, Hemp designed and sold shirts to raise money for weighted blankets. (Ellen Bardash / Republic)
Giving back, moving forward: Aurora Plains student first in school history to graduate early
May 9, 2019 - 7:00am
December 4, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama and his family officially light the National Christmas Tree on Thursday evening on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, D.C. From left to right are: first lady Michelle Obama, Malia, Sasha and Obama. (Reuters photo)
Students send ornaments to DC display
December 4, 2014 - 6:51pm