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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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SD Girl Run Over, Killed By Truck Driven By Brother

A 14-year-old Hartford girl died when she was run over by a pickup truck driven by her 16-year-old brother.

10/27/2014

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$1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold In SD

outh Dakota Lottery officials say a Powerball ticket worth $1 million has been sold in Mitchell. Officials say the ticket holder matched all five white ball numbers but missed the Powerball on Saturday’s drawing. The winning numbers are 6, 10, 51, 54, 57, and the Powerball is 12.

10/26/2014

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Remains In S.D. Are Of Man Missing 14 Years

Human remains found in western South Dakota’s Lawrence County last week have been identified as those of a man whose disappearance 14 years ago prompted searches in three states. The remains are those of David F. Johnson, a retired dentist from Buffalo, Wyoming, who was reported missing on June 5, 2000, according to the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department.

10/24/2014

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Train-Semitrailer Crash In SD Kills Minnesota Man

A Minnesota man has died from injuries he suffered when the semitrailer he was driving collided with a train in northeastern South Dakota.

10/17/2014

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Brookings Man Dies In Rollover Crash Near Elkton

A Brookings man has died in a rollover crash near Elkton. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says a 1999 Chevrolet Sedan was heading westbound near Elkton, when it ran off the roadway to the right, struck a culvert and vaulted over the road. The vehicle rolled and then came to rest in the south ditch.

09/29/2014

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MN On High Alert As Worrisome Weed Threatens Upper Midwest Crops

A weed strong enough to stop combines and resist many herbicides has been confirmed in South Dakota for the first time, raising concerns it could spread and cut deeply into crop production in the Upper Midwest — one of the few areas it hadn’t yet invaded.

09/26/2014

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Suspect In Death Of NFL Star’s Son Free On Bond

A man charged in the killing of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota last fall has been released on a $2 million bond.

09/21/2014

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Prehistoric Fish Re-Entering Big Stone Lake

Officials from South Dakota and Minnesota are working together to reintroduce thousands of lake sturgeon into Big Stone Lake. Representatives from the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be at Hartford Beach State Park in South Dakota on Thursday.

09/18/2014

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