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Sioux Falls Police: Adrian Peterson’s Son Has Died

Adrian Peterson’s 2-year-old son, who had been in critical condition after being beaten, has died from his injuries, according to Sioux Falls police. Peterson had been in Sioux Falls on Thursday, visiting the boy who police said had been allegedly severely beaten by the man who the mother of the boy is dating.

10/11/2013

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Nate Wolters Returning To South Dakota As Pro

Nate Wolters isn’t used to coming off the bench. He routinely played every minute starring at South Dakota State, after all. Now he’s a rookie fighting for playing time with the Milwaukee Bucks, coming back to South Dakota for the first time as a pro for an NBA preseason game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday.

10/09/2013

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SD Man Sentenced For Bank Robberies In MN, ND

A South Dakota man has been sentenced to nearly 16 years in prison for robbing banks Minnesota and North Dakota. Forty-five-year-old William St. John, of Sisseton, pleaded guilty in December to robbing two Twin Cities banks and a Fargo bank in late 2011 and early 2012.

08/08/2013

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Judge Says Wife Of Inmate Cannot Collect Insurance

A federal judge says the wife of a man convicted of bilking millions of dollars out of people in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and elsewhere in an investment fraud scheme cannot collect proceeds from his insurance policy.

08/05/2013

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NBA Teams Draft Players With South Dakota Ties

Two basketball players with South Dakota ties have been chosen in the second round of the NBA draft. South Dakota State University standout guard Nate Wolters ended up with the Milwaukee Bucks and Yankton native Colton Iverson with the Boston Celtics in Thursday night’s draft.

06/28/2013

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SD, MN Troopers Make 188 Arrests In I-90 Sting

Officials say Highway Patrol troopers from South Dakota and Minnesota have made 188 arrests and issued 522 warnings during a joint enforcement operation on a stretch of Interstate 90.

06/15/2013

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SD, MN Troopers Conduct I-90 Safety Operation

Highway Patrol troopers from South Dakota and Minnesota and local law officers are cracking down on traffic violators on a stretch of Interstate 90. The daylong enforcement effort between Chamberlain, S.D., and Fairmont, Minn., began at 6 a.m. Thursday.

06/13/2013

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U Of M Agriculture School Gets $12M Bequest

The University of Minnesota has received a large and unexpected bequest from a South Dakota farmer and businesswoman. The $12.3 million gift from Millicent Atkins will go to the university’s College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences.

06/06/2013

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Dairy Economist To Speak At South Dakota State

A University of Minnesota dairy economist will speak at South Dakota University on Wednesday about current federal dairy legislation. Marin Bozic will talk at the Alfred Dairy Science Hall from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The session is sponsored by the South Dakota Dairy Producers.

05/22/2013

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How To Navigate The (Possibly Icy) Fishing Opener

On Saturday, Minnesotans will launch their boats in search of open water for the annual fishing opener.

05/08/2013

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Farm Rescue Founder Launches Separate Foundation

North Dakota farmer Brett Kakela was only 27 in 2010 when he suffered a stroke that cost him the use of an arm and hampered his ability to walk. But the nonprofit Farm Rescue came to his aid just a few months later, providing free labor to help plant about 800 acres of wheat at his farm near Langdon.

04/08/2013

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Swanson Holds Hearing On Fairview-Sanford Proposal

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is holding a public hearing on a proposal that would give a South Dakota-based company control over Fairview Health Services and the University of Minnesota’s medical center.

04/07/2013

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SD Man Found Guilty In Child Sex Trafficking Case

A South Dakota man has been found guilty in a child sex trafficking case.

04/05/2013

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3 Who Sneaked Onto SD Racetrack Hurt In Crash

Three 19-year-old males who authorities say sneaked onto a dirt racetrack in the southeastern South Dakota town of Jefferson to turn some laps were injured when their car rolled.

04/01/2013

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SD Governor Signs Cellphone Ban For Young Drivers

outh Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed into law a measure that prohibits beginning drivers from using cellphones when they’re behind the wheel.

03/20/2013

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