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Family of wrongly accused man asks for apology after officials close SD cold case Video included

 42 years after the deaths of two Vermillion teens, their families have closure. But, ten years ago, investigators thought the teens were killed by an Alcester man already serving time for rape, and kidnapping. David Lykken was named a "person of interest" in 2004. More>>

PHOTOS: South Dakota Cold Case

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley confirmed April 15, 2014 the two missing Vermillion, South Dakota teens Pam Jackson and Cheryl Miller were the remains that were found in a car in a Union County Creek bed. More>>

SD authorities will release details in 1971 disappearance of Pam Jackson, Cheryl Miller

South Dakota authorities are set to release details in the 1971 disappearance of two Vermillion teens. More>>

Classmate who last saw girls alive 42-years-ago expresses relief after cold case is solved Video included

“The statement from the family said it all. If there was any closure, I sense that there is, and I hope it's in knowing what did happen and also what didn't happen,” he said. More>>

SD officials say Pam Jackson & Cheryl Miller died in a car accident, no foul play Video included

Pam Jackson and Cheryl Miller Pam Jackson and Cheryl Miller

The families of Cheryl Miller and Pam Jackson finally have answers, nearly 43-years after their disappearance near Beresford, South Dakota. More>>

Yankton, SD man ordered to have competency analysis before murder trial begins Video included

A man accused of killing his uncle and then leading police on a high speed chase through South Dakota and Iowa, wants to represent himself at trial. More>>

No charges in pedestrian fatal near Yankton

Authorities say a driver who struck and killed a pedestrian on the east side of Yankton will not face charges.Forty-four-year-old Troy Roberts was killed on Highway 50 on Saturday night.
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Union County Sheriff on cold case investigation: "I don't make any apologies for doing our job" Video included

“I don't believe we should have any regrets. The only regret I guess, the only unfortunate thing that I would add would be for the Lykken family, what they had to go through. But, I don't make any apologies for doing our job,” said Limoges. More>>

Incumbent, newcomer elected to Dakota Valley school board

One incumbent, and one newcomer, will take seats on the Dakota Valley school board. More>>

Residents say they can finally move on after 42-year cold case is solved Video included

Hasse believes the case could have been solved a long time ago, had authorities searched the last place the girls were seen. More>>

Siouxland gets a great view of the celestial show Video included

The moon begins to emerge from the earth's shadow in image captured from the KTIV parking lot early Tuesday morning The moon begins to emerge from the earth's shadow in image captured from the KTIV parking lot early Tuesday morning

Did you get up and take a look at the eclipse?Siouxland had a perfect, unobscured, clear sky view of the full lunar eclipse early Tuesday morning.
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SDSU prof: Cattle feeding margins move into black

A South Dakota State University adjunct economics professor says cattle feeding margins moved back into the black in the first quarter of 2014 after nearly three years of deep losses.
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ORIGINAL STORY: Forensics taking longer than expected in South Dakota cold case

A startling discovery in Southeast South Dakota broke a decades-old cold case wide open last September.  Authorities believe they've found the car two Siouxland teens were driving when they disappeared in 1971.  However, investigators are still waiting for the final piece to the puzzle. More>>

ORIGINAL STORY: Human remains found inside car recovered in SD cold case

South Dakota and Union County authorities say they've found a car believed to be related to the 1971 disappearance of two 17-year-old girls. More>>

GOP Senate candidates meet in first debate

Five South Dakotans vying for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate took shots at each other and the president in their first debate.
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Republican Senate candidates debate in Pierre

The five South Dakota Republicans competing for the party's nomination for U.S. Senate meet Saturday at a debate in Pierre. More>>

Official: Birds along Missouri River could change

A biology researcher at the University of South Dakota says life will likely be changing for birds along the Missouri River. Chris Merkord presented his research Thursday that found the changing nature of the cottonwood forests along the river in South Dakota will impact what type of birds can live there.The Daily Republic reports that the cottonwood forests along the river are not growing back. Merkord says it's because of the lack of sandbars that foster forest growth. Cottonwoods along the... More>>

Symposium shares water quality findings from the Niobrara River

Every spring, researchers flock to Vermillion, South Dakota to learn about new studies taking place along the Mighty Mo. More>>

Corps says plenty of room in Missouri reservoirs

The Army Corps of Engineers says there's plenty of room in upper Missouri River reservoirs to handle spring runoff. More>>

SD nonfarm industries show slight growth in 2013

The number of South Dakotans in nonfarm industries has grown very slightly since 2012. More>>

UPDATE: Nephew behind bars in connection with uncle's murder, Yankton, SD police comment on investigation

A homicide investigation is underway in Yankton, South Dakota. It all started Friday morning. A female called the Yankton Police Department on the non-emergency line. She asked them to check on the welfare of a man who lived at 1100 East 8th Street, lot number 8.
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