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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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Crews Recover Teen’s Body From Icy S. Dakota River

Crews have recovered the body of a 16-year-old girl who drowned after a fast-moving, icy river in South Dakota dragged her and another man away as they tried to save her 6-year-old brother, authorities said Friday. The search for the man is ongoing.

03/15/2013

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After 30 Years, College Baseball To End At Dome

The Twins’ old home. The Metrodome is still alive with baseball this time of year but it’s the final year. With the dome set to be torn down at the end of the Vikings season, it’s the end of another era this winter – college baseball under the roof.

03/09/2013

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SD Leads Nation In Native American Poverty Rate

South Dakota leads the nation in the percentage of Native Americans living below the poverty line, and more than half of the Native Americans in the state’s second largest city live in poverty, according to new U.S. Census data released Wednesday.

02/20/2013

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SD House Panel Approves Longer Abortion Wait

A bill that could require some women seeking abortions to wait longer after first seeing a doctor was approved Friday by a South Dakota House committee after supporters said women need time to reflect and seek counseling before ending a pregnancy.

02/15/2013

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Kids Forced Into Subzero Temperatures In SD

A South Dakota woman has been charged with neglect after reportedly kicking five children out of her home and into subzero temperatures over the weekend.

01/28/2013

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Former Vikings Linebacker To Speak At Clinic

A former Minnesota Vikings linebacker is scheduled to speak at a football clinic in Sioux Falls on Friday.

01/25/2013

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New Leader Appointed To ATF’s St. Paul Office

The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has appointed a veteran agent to lead operations in Minnesota and surrounding states, the agency announced Tuesday.

01/22/2013

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Spotlight Falls On S.D. Teen During Wrestling Match

A South Dakota high school wrestler had his moment in the spotlight cut short when the lighting fixture crashed down on him during a match.

01/22/2013

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Nearly 70 Horses Seized Due To Neglect In SD

The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office has started a criminal investigation after nearly 70 horses were impounded for neglect.

01/17/2013

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SD Artist Starts Crane Project For Newtown School

Like most Americans, a former art teacher in a tiny western South Dakota town watched stunned as details about last month’s shooting at a Connecticut elementary school emerged.

01/11/2013

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ND Couple Accused Of Building Scam In South Dakota

A North Dakota couple is facing charges in South Dakota for an alleged building scam.

01/09/2013

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Economic Slump Likely To Continue In Midwest

A new survey of business leaders suggests the economy will remain sluggish in nine Midwest and Plains states, and hiring will be slow over the next three to six months.

01/02/2013

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Corn Palace Director Elected To Fairs Board

The director of the world’s only Corn Palace has been elected to represent South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin on the International Association of Fairs and Expositions board of directors.

12/17/2012

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Olszewski Named Augustana Head Football Coach

Jerry Olszewski is the new head football coach of Augustana College.

12/12/2012

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FBI: 1 Dead, 1 Injured In SD Reservation Shooting

Federal authorities are investigating a shooting on the Yankton Indian Reservation in southeast South Dakota that left one person dead and another person injured.

11/27/2012

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