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Minnesota To Face Oklahoma State In South Dakota

Minnesota will play Oklahoma State in a neutral-site nonconference game in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, this season. The Gophers announced Friday they’ll face the Cowboys on Saturday, Dec. 12, at the 3,250-seat Sanford Pentagon arena.

06/26/2015

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Minnesota Man Sentenced In South Dakota Sex Trafficking Case

A Minnesota man accused of forcing a woman into prostitution in Sioux Falls has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison.

06/08/2015

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Domestic Dispute Ends With Husband Shooting Up Wife’s Laptop

Sioux Falls police say a domestic dispute led to a man taking his wife’s laptop into the backyard and shooting it several times with a handgun.

06/08/2015

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Fans Across Minnesota Flock To Target Field For Twins Home Opener

The baseball home opener is a time when Twins fans can dream big. A sold-out crowd filed into Target Field full of excitement Monday afternoon, in anticipation of what this season will bring.

04/13/2015

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Sioux Falls Launches Ad And Web Campaign To Recruit Workers

Sioux Falls has succeeded in creating jobs but needs to do more to fill them, Mayor Mike Huether said in announcing an effort to recruit workers from around the region.

04/03/2015

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Proposed $25 Million Solar Farm Near Sioux Falls Shot Down

Sioux Falls and Minnehaha County officials have decided against allowing construction of a solar farm on the outskirts of the city. Minnesota-based Geronimo Energy proposed the $25 million Cherry Creek solar farm, saying it would generate enough power for about 2,000 homes.

02/25/2015

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Police Arrest Sioux Falls Shooting Suspects In Marshall

Police in Minnesota have arrested two teens suspected of shooting an 18-year-old man in the head while he was driving in Sioux Falls. Seventeen-year-old Bryon Hanson and 19-year-old Robert Montes were arrested in Marshall, Minnesota, on Friday.

01/31/2015

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What’s Next After South Dakota Gay Marriage Ban Struck Down

A federal judge in South Dakota has ruled the state’s ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional, but the decision doesn’t mean gay couples can immediately wed.

01/13/2015

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Highway Patrol Trooper Wounded In Kimball, S.D., Standoff

The South Dakota Highway Patrol says one of its troopers was seriously wounded during a standoff at a rural home northwest of Kimball, but the officer is expected to live.

01/07/2015

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Suspect In Death Of Adrian Peterson’s Son Back In Custody

South Dakota authorities have issued an arrest warrant for the suspect in the death of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office says Joseph Patterson violated the terms of his bond by contacting the boy’s mother.

01/06/2015

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Birthday Girl Asks For Animal Food To Help Shelter

Rather than ask for the latest gadgets or clothes for her birthday, a Sioux Falls girl put animal food on her list.

12/11/2014

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Historians Form Group Focused On Midwest History

A group of historians has formed an organization whose goal is to increase the study of the Midwest.

11/24/2014

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Sioux Falls Day Care Worked Accused Of Sex Crime

A 26-year-old man is accused of molesting a 6-year-old girl at the Sioux Falls day care where he worked.

10/30/2014

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Man, Woman Plead Not Guilty To Sex Trafficking

A man and woman from Minneapolis have pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking charges. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 31-year-old David Nance and 26-year-old Ashley Crayton are charged with sex trafficking by force, fraud and coercion.

09/20/2014

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Judge: History Of Violence Can Be Used In Trial

A judge says a history of violence against children can be used as evidence against a Sioux Falls man accused of killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.

09/10/2014

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Federal Jury Convicts Man In Large Drug Bust

A federal jury in Sioux Falls has convicted a Minnesota man in a drug case that authorities say involved large quantities of methamphetamine and marijuana.

08/21/2014

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Man Charged In Death Of Peterson’s Son In Court

A man accused of killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has pleaded not guilty for an alleged attack on the boy’s mother. Twenty-eight-year-old Joseph Patterson was arraigned Thursday in Sioux Falls on charges of aggravated assault and kidnapping.

07/24/2014

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Suspect In Death Of Adrian Peterson’s Son Arrested Again

A man charged with killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota last fall is facing charges in a new alleged incident.

06/25/2014

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Tornado Strikes SD Town, Razing Homes; Only 2 Hurt

The National Weather Service says a confirmed tornado has directly hit a small town in Jerauld County.

06/18/2014

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SD Residents Being Urged To Keep Vaccines Up-To-Date

Health officials in Sioux Falls are urging residents to verify that their vaccinations are up-to-date, following a reported increase in the number of pertussis cases in South Dakota. The state Health Department late last week said 29 cases of pertussis or whooping cough had been reported statewide so far this year, compared to 67 in all of last year.

05/26/2014

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Don Meyer, Among Coaches With Most Wins, Has Died

Don Meyer, one of the winningest coaches in college basketball who came back from a near-fatal car accident and liver cancer before closing out his career, died Sunday in South Dakota. He was 69.

05/18/2014

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Aberdeen Cancer Center To Be Named For Meyer, Wife

A cancer center in South Dakota will bear the names of Don Meyer and his wife, providing an enduring legacy for the legendary basketball coach and his primary caregiver. The Don and Carmen Meyer Center of Excellence will house the new Avera Cancer Institute at Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen.

05/16/2014

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Elderly Couple Dead Of Apparent Murder-Suicide At Care Center

A husband and wife were involved in an apparent murder-suicide at a residential care center in Worthington Friday evening. Worthington Police officers responded to a report of gunshots fired in a room at Crossroads Care Center just before 10 p.m.

05/03/2014

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Tornado That Damaged Minn. Farms Caught On Video

The National Weather Service’s office in Sioux Falls, S. D., posted a video of the tornado that damaged rural farms Monday in western Minnesota.

04/01/2014

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Defense Seeks Records In Death Of Adrian Peterson’s Son

An attorney for the man charged with killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson last fall says prosecutors have been too slow to provide relevant medical records.

03/19/2014

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