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Minnesota Man Arrested in Child Exploitation Ring Involving Two SD Victims

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Authorities say one of 14 men charged with operating an online child exploitation network was arrested in Minnesota. Details of the operation were announced Tuesday. The investigation led by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and U.S. Postal Inspection Service saved 250 victims across 39 states and five other countries. Minnesota...
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Band Boston Joins SD State Fair Lineup

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota State Fair will bring the band Boston to Huron on Aug. 31. Boston is known for hits “More than a Feeling” and “Peace of Mind.” The hard-rock band debuted with a popular self-titled album in 1976. Last year it released a new album called, “Life, Love &...
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SD Woman Admits Embezzling From Grain Elevator

GREGORY, S.D. (AP) – The former business manager of the Gregory Farmers Elevator has pleaded guilty to stealing from the company. The Daily Republic reports that 30-year-old Melissa Vosika pleaded guilty to attempted embezzlement, altering corporate records and forgery. Prosecutors dropped 11 other counts as part of a plea agreement. Authorities allege that Vosika...
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SD Lawmakers to Study Sex Abuse, Tribal Economics

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota lawmakers have passed bills creating three task forces this year instead of relying on the legislative executive board to set up summer studies. The Legislature’s executive board typically picks topics to study over the summer after the session ends. But legislators this year established a few studies in...
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