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Bids for future phases of Sanborn construction project come in high
Mitchell School District, MTI and JPII closed Friday
Business shed fire cause deemed undetermined by Mitchell official
FBI and other federal agents see cases hampered and lives rattled by shutdown
Trump promises defenses to shoot down all missiles, 'anywhere, anytime'
Get a plan for nonproductive land: Solutions take time, but can be found
South Dakota sees ninth straight year of tourism growth
Shopko to shut additional tri-state area locations
Facebook disables hundreds of accounts tied to Russian news agency for hiding their identity
Craft beer in SD: No pint-size operation
place a business brief
Already reeling from tariff war, some farmers aren't receiving support checks amid shutdown
Barn total loss following blaze
Farm fatalities on the rise: Ag industry ranked most hazardous in the US
Farmers fear another hit as Trump shutdown threatens ethanol vow
China back in the market for American soy with trade talks planned
As strong as ever: GPAC has top-three teams in women’s basketball coaches’ poll
Jan. 17 SD prep basketball scores
MCS girls topped by Tripp-Delmont/Armour
Chamberlain gymnastics win home triangular
DWU wrestling falls to Doane
Leland E. Krueger
Richard Clyde Steele
Mary Maxine Schlepuetz
MEL'S MUSINGS: Gideon Tucker is still right
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness helps us embrace humanity
GUEBERT: 'You better believe it'
HAGEN: Panic! At the household
WOSTER: A Democrat farmer and Republican lawyer walk into the Capitol
Wiltz: A different kind of farm, different kind of fish
Ride Across South Dakota bike trip to visit southern part of state
Brad Dokken: Time outdoors fuels sense of anticipation
A love for the fur market: Bridgewater’s Potter Fur Company a SD rarity
GF&P board revises deer drawing structure
Dorothy Tucker celebrates 90 years
Mitchell School District, MTI and JPII closed Friday
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