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Sioux Falls woman charged with 1981 murder of newborn released on bond

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls woman charged with murder in the 1981 death of her newborn has been released from jail. The Argus Leader reports Theresa Bentaas posted bond Monday. The 57-year-old Bentaas has been in the Minnehaha County Jail since her arrest March 8. She is charged with first- and second-degree… Read more »

Sioux Falls woman charged with 1981 murder of newborn released on bond

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls woman charged with murder in the 1981 death of her newborn has been released from jail. The Argus Leader reports Theresa Bentaas posted bond Monday. The 57-year-old Bentaas has been in the Minnehaha County Jail since her arrest March 8. She is charged with first- and second-degree… Read more »

Sioux Falls Police looking for man who shot motorist

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Police are looking for the person who shot a motorist in Sioux Falls. Authorities say the 34-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his back Saturday about 2 a.m. The victim told police he was stopped at an intersection when a man got out of his own car and approached… Read more »

Sioux Falls Police looking for man who shot motorist

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Police are looking for the person who shot a motorist in Sioux Falls. Authorities say the 34-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his back Saturday about 2 a.m. The victim told police he was stopped at an intersection when a man got out of his own car and approached… Read more »

Man arrested for allegedly holding up McDonald’s in Spearfish

SPEARFISH, S.D. (Press Release) —Police in Spearfish say a man was arrested after allegedly holding up the Spearfish McDonald’s restaurant. Police say 20-year-old Brandon Allen Aldrich was arrested on the campus of Black Hills State University shortly after the robbery. The restaurant reported the robbery at around 11:17 p.m. Sunday night. Staff say the man,… Read more »

Man arrested for allegedly holding up McDonald’s in Spearfish

SPEARFISH, S.D. (Press Release) —Police in Spearfish say a man was arrested after allegedly holding up the Spearfish McDonald’s restaurant. Police say 20-year-old Brandon Allen Aldrich was arrested on the campus of Black Hills State University shortly after the robbery. The restaurant reported the robbery at around 11:17 p.m. Sunday night. Staff say the man,… Read more »

Joint Appropriations Committee to look at transition of University Center

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The Joint Appropriations Committee of the South Dakota legislature holds their first meeting of the interim tomorrow in Pierre. The Board of Regents will be in front of the committee, answering questions about changing the University Center in Sioux Falls to a community college. Committee Member, Representative Jean Hunhoff of Yankton… Read more »

Joint Appropriations Committee to look at transition of University Center

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The Joint Appropriations Committee of the South Dakota legislature holds their first meeting of the interim tomorrow in Pierre. The Board of Regents will be in front of the committee, answering questions about changing the University Center in Sioux Falls to a community college. Committee Member, Representative Jean Hunhoff of Yankton… Read more »

Safety urged during Memorial Day holiday weekend

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota Department of Public Safety officials are urging drivers to make sure this Memorial Day holiday is remembered for all of the right reasons. This weekend’s Memorial Day holiday is considered the start of the summer travel season. That means with more people on the highways, there is an… Read more »

Safety urged during Memorial Day holiday weekend

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota Department of Public Safety officials are urging drivers to make sure this Memorial Day holiday is remembered for all of the right reasons. This weekend’s Memorial Day holiday is considered the start of the summer travel season. That means with more people on the highways, there is an… Read more »

Vanished South Dakota: Towns of Yesterday screening Thursday at PC

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – There will be a 30-minute screening of South Dakota Public Broadcasting’s new documentary Vanished South Dakota: Towns of Yesterday, at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at the Wein Gallery on the campus of Presentation College. Katy Beem, Station Relations Manager with SDPB, talked about the event. She said the documentary focuses… Read more »

Vanished South Dakota: Towns of Yesterday screening Thursday at PC

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – There will be a 30-minute screening of South Dakota Public Broadcasting’s new documentary Vanished South Dakota: Towns of Yesterday, at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at the Wein Gallery on the campus of Presentation College. Katy Beem, Station Relations Manager with SDPB, talked about the event. She said the documentary focuses… Read more »

More rain likely on the way

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WNAX) – Another round of heavy rain is expected across much of the northern plains this week. Doug Kluck, with the National Weather Service Central Region Office in Kansas City, says the current pattern is locked in. Kluck says disturbances have been showing up on a regular basis. Kluck says it is… Read more »

More rain likely on the way

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WNAX) – Another round of heavy rain is expected across much of the northern plains this week. Doug Kluck, with the National Weather Service Central Region Office in Kansas City, says the current pattern is locked in. Kluck says disturbances have been showing up on a regular basis. Kluck says it is… Read more »

Antelope Range Ranch up for auction Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – A big piece of South Dakota public land will be up for auction this week. School & Public Lands Commissioner Ryan Brunner says the lease is for the Antelope Range Ranch in Harding County. It has been a long-time research ranch for South Dakota State University. Brunner says the lease income… Read more »

Antelope Range Ranch up for auction Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – A big piece of South Dakota public land will be up for auction this week. School & Public Lands Commissioner Ryan Brunner says the lease is for the Antelope Range Ranch in Harding County. It has been a long-time research ranch for South Dakota State University. Brunner says the lease income… Read more »

Avera Gettysburg Foundation hoping to raise $1 million in next two weeks

GETTYSBURG, S.D. (DRG News) – The Avera Gettysburg Foundation is hoping to raise $1 million in the next two weeks to reach the goal to build the new Avera Missouri River Health Center to serve north-central South Dakota. Avera Gettysburg Hospital administrator Robert Sheckler (SHECK-ler) says despite a difficult spring, area residents raised more than… Read more »

Avera Gettysburg Foundation hoping to raise $1 million in next two weeks

GETTYSBURG, S.D. (DRG News) – The Avera Gettysburg Foundation is hoping to raise $1 million in the next two weeks to reach the goal to build the new Avera Missouri River Health Center to serve north-central South Dakota. Avera Gettysburg Hospital administrator Robert Sheckler (SHECK-ler) says despite a difficult spring, area residents raised more than… Read more »

Police looking for man in reference to knife attack

ABERDEEN, S.D. (APD Facebook post) – At 10:42 p.m. on May 18, 2019 Aberdeen Police responded to the 1000 block of South Main Street in reference to a knife attack (one person suffered minor injuries). Orlando Negron-Rodriguez, age 26, is wanted for questioning in reference to aggravated assault. If you can help us locate Orlando,… Read more »

Police looking for man in reference to knife attack

ABERDEEN, S.D. (APD Facebook post) – At 10:42 p.m. on May 18, 2019 Aberdeen Police responded to the 1000 block of South Main Street in reference to a knife attack (one person suffered minor injuries). Orlando Negron-Rodriguez, age 26, is wanted for questioning in reference to aggravated assault. If you can help us locate Orlando,… Read more »