ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State investigators have substantiated more than 1,600 instances of corporal punishment in New York schools over the last five years, The Times Union in Albany reported Sunday.
SUMMIT, S.D. (AP) — Officials in northeastern South Dakota are investigating the partial collapse of a barn that injured ten workers.
Grant County Emergency Management says the barn at Blooming Valley Dairy near Summit was under construction when the rafters gave way about 5:30 p.m.
WATERTOWN, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Republicans looking to regroup after the impeachment and conviction of the GOP attorney general gave their support for the job Saturday to a man with extensive experience in leading state and federal law enforcement agencies.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Republicans are meeting to choose candidates for attorney general, lieutenant governor and other statewide offices with the impeachment conviction and removal of Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg hanging over their convention in Watertown.
CASTLEWOOD, S.D. (AP) — Residents of a small community in northeastern South Dakota are still recovering from a wave of destructive storms a month ago.
Piles of debris and broken tree limbs sit on the edge of town in Castlewood, a community of about 600 near Watertown.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A trove of paintings and other artwork found in an abandoned barn has turned out to be worth millions.
Notified by a contractor, Waterbury auto mechanic Jared Whipple retrieved the dirt-covered pieces in 2017 from a dumpster containing materials from a barn in Watertown.
WATERTOWN, S.D. (AP) — A camper that came unhooked from a pickup hitch caused sparks that ignited a grassfire Saturday in Watertown, authorities said.
Watertown Fire Rescue was called to the scene about 1:10 p.m.
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WATERTOWN, S.D. (AP) — Police in Watertown were called to a downtown fire station early Tuesday on a report of an armed man who appeared to be intoxicated and was threatening to take his own life.
WATERTOWN, S.D. (AP) — The man accused of trying to kidnap a child while he was working at the Menards in Watertown has been convicted by a jury.
Peter Groenhoff, 39, of Canby, Minnesota was found guilty of second-degree kidnapping Thursday, KSFY-TV reported.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota airport officials are working on their plans to spend an estimated $16.4 million in federal infrastructure funding.
Airport managers can submit their projects to the Federal Aviation Administration for review in the coming weeks.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A New York mother and son have been charged with theft in aiding the disappearance of a laptop belonging to the staff of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the Jan. 6 insurrection after the FBI initially raided a home 4,500 miles away in Alaska, looking for the computer.
WATERTOWN, S.D. (AP) — A Watertown woman has pleaded not guilty to felony charges in the death of a toddler who was in her care.
A Codington County grand jury indicted 30-year-old Amanda Walder on one count of second-degree murder, two counts of first-degree manslaughter and aggravated battery.
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A former South Dakota lawmaker who helped ban smoking in bars and restaurants and served as House majority leader died this week.
Bob Faehn, who was 63, died from cancer on Monday, according to his family.
JEFFERSON, Wis. (AP) — Three people have died in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 94 in Jefferson County early Wednesday, according to sheriff's officials.
Jefferson County Sheriff Paul Milbrath said that about 4 a.m.
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say an 18-year-old Minnesota man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a 2019 homicide in eastern South Dakota.
Clay County, Minnesota, Sheriff Mark Empting says the Moorhead man is being held on a first degree murder charge out of Watertown, South Dakota.
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in Watertown voted to keep retail marijuana shops from opening in the northern New York city.
The city council opted Watertown out of New York's new marijuana legalization law after a marathon public hearing Monday night, according to WWNY-TV.
WATERTOWN, S.D. (AP) — A Watertown woman is facing charges after a toddler was found unconscious while in day care and later died at a Sioux Falls hospital.
According to police, the 16-month-old child, who was not identified, suffered “injuries consistent with abuse.” First responders were dispatched to an in-home day care in Watertown Wednesday and rushed the child to Prairie Lakes Hospital.
OGALLALA, Neb. (AP) — A South Dakota man died and his wife was hurt in a crash on Interstate 80 in western Nebraska, the Nebraska State Patrol reported.
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The Watertown City Council is expected to move to keep marijuana dispensaries from opening up in the city now that the state has legalized recreational use of the drug.
The City Council last month called for a law to be drafted that would ban the sale and distribution of marijuana in Watertown.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Eight Republicans are facing off in a special election primary for the right to run for an open state Assembly seat.
Steve Kauffeld, Spencer Zimmerman, Jenifer Quimby, Nick Krueger, Cathy Ann Houchin, Nathan Pollnow, Jennifer Meinhardt and William Penterman are looking to advance through Tuesday’s primary in southeastern Wisconsin’s 37th Assembly District.
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting two workers at a real estate office in northern New York fled in his pickup truck and later shot himself as police closed in, according to state troopers...
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A city council candidate in upstate New York says she was fired from her advertising sales job because she’s running for office...
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts-based political scientist and author is accused of secretly working for the government of Iran while lobbying U...
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A 20-year-old soldier from Tennessee who went missing from New York state's Fort Drum was found dead, officials said Sunday, adding that an investigation has been launched...
Inez O. Beerbohm, 78, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019, from complications of multiple sclerosis.
She was born Nov. 8, 1940, to Roland Sr. and Clara Ritter. Inez attended grade school in town of Hubbard and graduated from Hustisford High School in 1958.
Pro-choice advocates will be responsible for the strongest abortion restrictions since the Roe vs. Wade ruling.
The all-or-nothing attitude of pro-choice groups, such as Planned Parenthood, will be their demise.
Madison College-Watertown will offer a phlebotomist and specimen processor technical diploma program this summer.
The program consists of two classes, Basic Lab Skills (#11320) and Phlebotomy (#11321), which will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 28-Aug.