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SIOUX FALLS — A Wagner man formerly employed as a physician for Indian Health Services at the Wagner Indian Health Service Clinic has been indicted by a federal grand jury for four Counts of Sexual Abuse and four Counts of Abusive Sexual Contact involving his patients.

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AVON — The Avon school district is considering additional security and a restraining order against a Tyndall woman who allegedly assaulted the school attorney.

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The Yankton County Commission is scheduled to discuss a bridge preservation grant agreement during its regular meeting Tuesday. 

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The collective giving organization of the Yankton area, 100 Women of Yankton, is holding its fifth membership distribution meeting on Thursday, March 5 at 7 p.m. at The Elks Lodge, located at 504 W 27th St in Yankton. The event will consist of five-minute presentations by five randomly selec…

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A former Yankton County zoning administrator is suing the county and two county commissioners over his removal from his post last year.

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Last year wasn’t a significantly busier year for either the Yankton County Sheriff’s Office or the Yankton Police Department (YPD) in 2019, but both law enforcement entities had some big takeaways from the year.

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AVON — Ron Swier was recently honored as South Dakota’s School Counselor of the Year — which he admits was interesting considering he graduated from a high school that didn’t have a counselor.

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It was a bitterly cold, breezy day in Yankton Thursday — the high temperature was just 7 degrees — but these geese had no problem settling in along the bike trail at Riverside Park to soak up some winter sun. The geese were part of a flock of more than two dozen birds grazing near the Missou…

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OACOMA — The 49th annual American Legion MidWinter Conference will be held at the Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center, Oacoma Feb. 21-23, 2020. Legionnaires, American Legion Auxiliary members, Sons of the American Legion and American Legion Riders from across the State of South Dakota wil…

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Reservations for the Victorian Tea at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Cramer-Kenyon Heritage Home, 509 Pine Street, are being taken until noon today (Friday). Seating is limited to 24 guests.

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The Yankton Morning Optimist Club is sponsoring a free Gym and Swim Event at the Summit Center in Yankton on Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 1-5 p.m.

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Servant Hearts Clinic will be closed on Monday, Feb. 17, in observation of Presidents Day. The next clinic night will be Monday, February 24, at 5:30 p.m.

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OMAHA, Neb. — In appreciation of those who have served in America’s Armed Forces, First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO) and Nebraska Athletics are proud to partner together to provide a total of 3,000 tickets to active military, veterans and their families to the 2020 Red-White Husker Spring F…

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PIERRE — Spring Load Restrictions in South Dakota can be placed on state highways between Feb. 15-April 30, 2020. A map of proposed spring load restrictions is posted at: https://dot.sd.gov/travelers/of-interest/spring-load-restrictions and on the SDDOT’s 5-1-1 website https://www.safetravel…

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Yankton Community Library is kicking off the 2020 series of Adult Craft Night classes on Tuesday, Feb. 18. Join the staff for an evening of light-hearted fun and make a set of banners to bring some St. Patrick’s Day color to your home.

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Yankton Animal Control has several pets looking for their owner. If you are missing your cat or dog, call dispatch at 605-668-5210. If you wish to adopt an animal, contact Heartland Humane Society at 605-664-4244.

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China’s huge losses in its pork production have opened tremendous opportunities for American farmers, a livestock industry expert said Wednesday.

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There will be no school for Yankton School District (YSD) students in Preschool through Grade 12 on Monday, Feb. 17, in observance of Presidents’ Day.

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SIOUX FALLS — Seven South Dakotans have been sentenced by U.S. District Judge Karen E. Schreier for their roles in a large-scale methamphetamine conspiracy.

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PIERRE — The South Dakota Chamber and Economic Development Council (SDCEDC) will be holding their winter conference Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, at the Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center in Pierre.

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LINCOLN, Neb. — The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) will hold a public information open house regarding proposed improvements to U.S. Highway 20 (US-20) in Pierce and Cedar counties. The meeting will be held at Randolph High School, 207 North Pierce Street, in Randolph, on Tuesd…

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HURON — Chairman Dan Klimisch of Yankton announces that the James River Water Development District awarded $331,930 in cost-sharing assistance at their annual Board of Directors meeting held in Pierre on Wednesday, Jan. 15.

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Yankton Animal Control has several pets looking for their owner. If you are missing your cat or dog, call dispatch at 605-668-5210. If you wish to adopt an animal, contact Heartland Humane Society at 605-664-4244.

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• Larry Rederick, 45, Wakonda, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant for breach of conditions.

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• A report was received at 11:22 p.m. Tuesday of a residential burglary on Memory Lane.