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Man Gets 15 Years In Sturgis Underage Sex Trafficking Sting

A Belle Fourche man convicted of trying to pay for sex with underage girls at the 2013 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison.

02/10/2015

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S.D. Panel Votes To Void Transgender Students In Sports Policy

A state House committee has approved a proposal that would void a High School Activities Association policy on transgender student participation in sports. The House State Affairs Committee on Monday voted 10 to 2 to support the measure.

02/09/2015

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Agencies Say Black Hills Pine Beetles Growing At Slower Pace

A new aerial analysis of the Black Hills National Forest shows the pine beetle epidemic is still growing but slower than before.

02/08/2015

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Lewis And Clark Water Pipeline Picks Up Additional Funding

A pipeline that will deliver Missouri River water to towns and rural water systems in South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota has picked up more funding from Washington. The Lewis and Clark Regional Water System will receive an extra $6.6 million from Bureau of Reclamation, in addition to the original $2.4 million budgeted for this year.

02/07/2015

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Bill Aims To Save Small-Town School On SD/Minn. Border

Jody Biever and other members of her family have been attending the Big Stone City school for decades, so the possible loss of state funding has rallied them and other members of the community. “We all kind of band together when something goes wrong,” she said.

01/31/2015

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Record-Breaking Warmth In The Dakotas

As a blizzard slams the Northeast, mid-winter warmth is breaking records in the Northern Plains. Record-high temperatures in the 50s and 60s were set in parts of the region Monday, and Tuesday temperatures were expected to climb even higher — into the 70s even in southwestern South Dakota.

01/27/2015

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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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Judge Rules SD Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

A federal judge has declared South Dakota’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, but has stayed the decision pending appeal.

01/12/2015

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Man Sentenced For Sex Crime At Sturgis Rally

A Colorado man has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for trying to buy sex with an underage girl during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota.

01/12/2015

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SD Man Accused Of Seriously Injuring A Baby Gets 10 Years

A South Dakota man accused of seriously injuring a baby who repeatedly woke him up has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

01/11/2015

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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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Pike, Catfish Spearing Allowed On SD/MN Lakes Until Feb. 22

Anglers can spear northern pike and catfish on all lakes along the South Dakota and Minnesota border until the end of February. A valid South Dakota fishing license and a game fish spearing and archery permit is required.

01/06/2015

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Tensions Mount In Aftermath Of Shooting By SD Police Officer

Some Rapid City Native American leaders are upset they were left out of a meeting Monday with Mayor Sam Kooiker over the death of a tribal member who was shot and killed by a Rapid City police officer because he allegedly charged at the officer with a knife.

12/23/2014

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Mike Max Goes Pheasant Hunting In S. Dakota

A “Pheasant Summit” was held Saturday n Marshall with Gov. Mark Dayton to discuss ways Minnesota can keep birds in play. Earlier this week, I took “Maxi Cam” to South Dakota. And with the help of guide Ryan Sauter, I found out that they know how to keep the pheasant population up.

12/13/2014

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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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Man Camps Deals To Help Family Of Girl Mauled By Dogs

For 22 years one local has been camping out Thanksgiving Day for a cause. Every year Joe Geary picks a different Twin Cities store to pitch a tent and wait for the best bargain deal. This year he isn’t just shopping for himself at Best Buy, but for those in need.

11/27/2014

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Friend: Alleged SD Shooter ‘No Monster’

South Dakota authorities are looking for any witnesses to a shooting at a home that left four people dead, including the suspect.

11/23/2014

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South Dakota Residents Protest Starbucks Sign

Rapid City residents are protesting a large Starbucks sign affixed to a historic downtown hotel, saying the sign makes a mockery of the building’s historical significance.

11/23/2014

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South Dakota Man Killed 3 Before Killing Himself, Police Say

Investigators say a young man murdered three people and injured a fourth before killing himself Saturday morning.

11/22/2014

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Judge Limits Suspect In Death Of Adrian Peterson’s Son

A judge has ordered that a man charged in the killing of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota last fall must have no unsupervised contact with children and no contact with the victim’s family.

11/20/2014

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South Dakota Digitizes Historic Newspapers

he South Dakota State Historical Society is digitizing archival newspapers to preserve state history and give researchers online access.

11/16/2014

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Snow Could Reduce Corn Harvest In Upper Midwest

The season’s first snowstorm could be bad news for farmers in the Upper Midwest where corn remains in fields.

11/10/2014

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Missouri River Pipeline Asks 3 States For Funding

Rather than waiting for the U.S. government to come through with funding for a tri-state Missouri River water pipeline, its developers are lobbying Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota — states that will also benefit from the project — for upfront money to keep it progressing.

11/09/2014

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Republicans Clinch Control Of US Senate

Republicans have seized control of the Senate for the first time in eight years.

11/04/2014

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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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