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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Tickets go on sale this Thursday, Dec. 7, for the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey West Regional at Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls next March 23-24.
NEW SALEM, N.D. -- After a writing on a bathroom wall threatened a shooting at the New Salem-Almont School Friday, law officers searched the entire building and scanned each student with a handheld metal detector. Nothing was found, said Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier. The graffiti on the bathroom wall stated there would be a shooting during the sixth period, which runs from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 pm.
MINOT, N.D. -- A 23-year-old Minot mother has been arrested and taken to the Ward County Jail for leaving her 3-year-old child home alone while she went to work. Police said that on Wednesday, Nov. 29, about 10:45 a.m. officers went to a home in northwest Minot to investigate a report from Child Protective Services that a toddler had been left at home alone. Police found the child and said they later found Octavia Pilot at her place of work.
BISMARCK -- Gov. Doug Burgum has named a day to help Finland celebrate its 100th anniversary from the Russian Republic. He has signed a proclamation calling Dec. 6 “Finland 100 Day” in North Dakota when the country officially celebrates its Independence Day..
FLANDREAU, S.D. — A Marshall, Minn. woman and her accomplice from Minneapolis will be spending time in prison for stealing mail from affluent Minneapolis neighborhoods, creating fake checks and cashing them at convenience stores and casinos in Minnesota, Iowa and South Dakota. Angelica Marie Hatch-Pequin, 27, will spend almost three years in prison for her federal convictions for conspiracy to commit bank fraud and aggravated identity theft, said U.S. Attorney for South Dakota Randy Seiler on Tuesday, Nov. 28.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Investigators were still looking late Monday, Nov. 27, for a man wearing a United States Postal Service uniform with an elderly man’s mask who robbed a west Sioux Falls bank last Friday about noon. Police said the robbery took place on the city's west side at the First National Bank.
VERMILLION, S.D. -- A University of South Dakota student and former football player already facing charges in a sexual assault case has been indicted in a separate rape case. Dale Williamson Jr., 21, was indicted last week on a second-degree rape charge stemming from an incident in Clay County last March 3. The county is home to the Vermillion university.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A female juvenile was seriously injured and faces charges after she tried to take an off-ramp on busy Interstate 229 in Sioux Falls on Sunday afternoon at 80 mph. According to police, about 4:45 p.m., rescue workers and police were called to a report of a vehicle on fire on the 10th Street overpass of Interstate 229. The lone occupant had been removed from the vehicle.
AMHERST, S.D. -- TransCanada Corp. has announced its Keystone Pipeline that runs across eastern North Dakota and South Dakota and ruptured near the state line almost two weeks ago will start flowing again at a reduced rate on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The company said its repair and restart plans have been reviewed by the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration with no objections, permitting a controlled return to service.
MINOT, N.D.-- Two men are in jail, accused of kidnapping a Minot woman early Sunday morning after leaving a bar. Arrested were Dominick Stephens, 27, and Kendell Russell, 28, for felonious restraint. Stephens was also arrested for an outstanding warrant through Ward County. T Both were taken to the Ward County Jail.