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Who’s winning and losing in Minnesota’s 2016 economy?
Package thieves beware: Residents have their eyes (and cameras) on you
It’s a growing battle: Package thieves vs. residents
Feds won’t grant permission to finish controversial pipeline
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Boys basketball: MLA rallies
Boys hockey: WHS hockey team scores three goals but falls to Winona/Cotter
Girls basketball: Adrian trips Heron Lake-Okabena
Gymnastics: Trojans start strong in Hendricks
Column: The post-truth era of politics
Column: Enrichment opportunities abound in 2017
As others see it: The free Vikes-tix perk ‘looks bad’ for all
Column: Reindeer games at Trump Tower
Column: It's time to hold Big Pharma responsible for opioid epidemic
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
Looking Back: 1991 - Armory offers shelter during winter storm
GREAT INDOORS: How to repurpose your huge Thanksgiving newspaper
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December 2, 2016
Building collapses in downtown Sioux Falls, 2 trapped, report says
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A building collapsed in downtown Sioux Falls around 10:30 Friday morning, Dec. 2. The building is the former Copper Lounge...
December 2, 2016 - 1:48pm
November 30, 2016
State officials: Because of Marsy’s Law, crash victims names won’t be released
PIERRE, S.D. -- The South Dakota Department of Public Safety will limit what information it releases to the public due to the passage of Constitutional Amendment S, or Marsy’s Law. The state department released a statement Tuesday after a review of the amendment meant to improve...
November 30, 2016 - 4:39pm
November 27, 2016
Former Mitchell man thankful this Thanksgiving for kidney from stepdaughter
SIOUX FALLS, S..D. -- Grabbing the sore spot on his abdomen with every laugh, Duane Wince will not soon forget how his stepdaughter saved his life. Last week, Miranda Irby underwent surgery, donating one of her kidneys to her ailing father. And even though it hurts to laugh, Duane’s...
November 27, 2016 - 8:47pm
Click Rain recognized by national magazine
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Click Rain was named one of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” by EntrepreneurMagazine’s Entrepreneur 360 List. Coming in at No. 83 on the list, Click Rain made the top 100 list, featured in the November issue. Click Rain was also the only...
November 27, 2016 - 8:33pm
November 22, 2016
Former police chief sentenced to life in prison
WINNER, S.D. — A man convicted earlier this year of killing his pregnant fiancee in October 2009 has been sentenced to life in prison. Russell Bertram, 64, of Sioux Falls, S.D., formerly Colome, was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday at the Tripp County Courthouse in Winner for...
November 22, 2016 - 9:08pm
November 15, 2016
US Rep. Noem to run for SD governor in 2018
MITCHELL, S.D. -- Recently elected U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem will run for governor of South Dakota in 2018. According to a news release sent by the Kristi Noem for Governor campaign, the Hamlin County native will seek the governor’s office in Pierre, which will be vacated by term-limited...
November 15, 2016 - 8:42pm
FBI, police looking for two men who robbed Sioux Falls bank
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- It was another bank robbery, and another masked man in Sioux Falls on Tuesday morning. Police and the FBI were still looking...
November 15, 2016 - 4:30pm
October 18, 2016
Letter: Thanks to all who supported band festival
By Mick Niles, Chairman, River City Band Festival, Chamberlain, S.D If you were in attendance at the 17th annual River City Band Festival on Oct. 8, consider yourself very lucky! Mother Nature was with us this year as the day dawned clear, crisp, but very agreeable. The street...
October 18, 2016 - 9:54pm
October 10, 2016
Trump defections stop after debate
ST. PAUL -- Presidential candidate Donald Trump's comments containing crude comments about women convinced many Minnesota Republicans to denounce him during the weekend, but his Sunday night, Oct. 9, debate performance apparently was good enough to stop the defections, at least for...
October 10, 2016 - 8:45pm
September 17, 2016
A year of remembrance, a time for redemption: Platte Area Ministerial Association purchases Westerhuis estate for $370K
PLATTE, S.D. — The laughter of the neighbor children who once roamed the yard playing is merely an echo in Marcus King’s mind one year after their murder. In the early morning hours of Sept. 17, 2015, Scott Westerhuis is suspected to have shot and killed his wife, Nicole, and...
September 17, 2016 - 6:07am
September 14, 2016
As trial opens, prosecutor says former SD police chief killed pregnant girlfriend for insurance money, jealousy
BURKE, S.D. — In their opening remarks Wednesday, prosecutors suggested Russell Bertram killed his girlfriend to collect more than $900,000 in insurance money and was jealous over an unborn child that wasn’t his. Russell Bertram, 64, of Sioux Falls, appeared at the Gregory County...
September 14, 2016 - 9:09pm
September 5, 2016
Straight-line winds, minor injuries during overnight storm in South Dakota
SPRINGFIELD, S.D. — In only two minutes, Mike Scheetz's home was nearly leveled. In the early morning hours Monday, Scheetz said he was laying on the couch watching TV when he heard the whistle of wind, windows shattering and debris flying. His wife, Deb, was in bed and didn’t...
September 5, 2016 - 9:43pm
August 25, 2016
Eight men arrested in sex trafficking crackdown in SD
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- In a major crackdown to “remove sexual predators from our streets,” South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley has announced that eight men have been arrested and charged in an undercover sex trafficking operation. Six of the men were from South Dakota, including...
August 25, 2016 - 9:40pm
August 21, 2016
Dakotafest crowd focused, subdued by heat
MITCHELL, S.D. — Farmers came out strong for the first day of the Dakotafest farm show, but 90-degree heat and a lackluster farm economy had their effects in the afternoon. A sampling of exhibitors and show-goers indicated a mixed report of how buyers are reacting to the difficult...
August 21, 2016 - 9:42pm
August 1, 2016
Woman shot in head in bullet-riddled minivan is in stable condition
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A 28-year-old Luverne, Minn., woman who was shot in the back of the head in her bullet-riddled minivan as she was apparently fleeing from a party early Saturday is in stable condition at Sanford Hospital, but is not talking to police. Police spokesman Sam Clemens...
August 1, 2016 - 9:12pm