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Dakotas human trafficking laws lacking, group says: Minnesota’s Safe Harbor law sets standard for others

September 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — North Dakota and South Dakota have the nation’s weakest laws on human trafficking, according to a set of ratings released Wednesday by a nonprofit organization fighting modern-day slavery.
Minnesota, meanwhile, was among the states …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Convicted killer found dead in prison: Cause of death not released

September 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The man who killed a Mitchell woman in 2013 was found dead in his prison cell early Monday.

Kent Davidson, 37, was convicted in April and sentenced to life in prison in May for first-degree murder for the death of Crystal Ann …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

South Dakota lends a pen to a friend

August 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — It took a lot of pleading with its keepers to even get it out of South Dakota.
It flew with the governor in his plane, in the hands of a historian, and the North Dakota Highway Patrol escorted it from there to the Heritage Center.
For …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Signature celebration: Pen used to sign North Dakota into statehood at today’s 125th event

August 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota will have the loudest of its celebrations of 125 years of statehood today on the Capitol Mall.
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven and South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the event’…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

2 injured in motorcycle accident near Reeder

August 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

REEDER – Two motorcycle riders from Winnipeg, Manitoba, were injured in an accident Saturday afternoon near Reeder.

Jeffrey Davidson, 50, was driving a 2002 Harley Davidson on Highway 22 approximately 12 miles south of Reeder when the rear tire bl…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

2 injured in motorcycle accident near Reeder

August 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

REEDER – Two motorcycle riders from Winnipeg, Manitoba, were injured in an accident Saturday afternoon near Reeder.

Jeffrey Davidson, 50, was driving a 2002 Harley Davidson on Highway 22 approximately 12 miles south of Reeder when the rear tire bl…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Camper accused of public sex act pleads guilty

August 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

HUDSON, Wis. — A South Dakota woman who was accused of a performing a sex act in front of a crowd in the Apple River over the weekend has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors connected to the incident.
Two felony charges and two other misdemeanors w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Already dry South Dakota fields crunched by storm: About 65 miles of wind, hail beat up crops

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Marcus Traxler
Forum News Service
STICKNEY, S.D. — The scene around Ronnie Prien’s farm is one he’s all too familiar with.
“The first year I farmed, I got hail. I’ve been through this rodeo before,” he said with a chuckle.
After ne…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘It’s a supply and demand issue’: Price of corn less than half what it was 1 year ago

July 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

MITCHELL, S.D. — It’s been two years since a devastating drought withered crops in the U.S. and sent the price of corn skyrocketing.
Now, U.S. farmers, including those in South Dakota, are preparing to harvest what is expected to be a massive co…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

How to sell South Dakota tourism: State homes in on advertising, social efforts

July 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

MITCHELL, S.D. — Nearly 500 miles from South Dakota’s border, the Rushmore State was shown in prime position.
It was behind home plate at Major League Baseball stadium Miller Park in Milwaukee, as the Brewers took on their rivals, the Chicago Cu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com