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Paul Sather Leaves Northern State To Take Over At North Dakota

Went 188-89 In Nine Seasons At Northern State

ABERDEEN, S.D. & GRAND FORKS, N.D.  —  Since 1946 the Northern State men’s basketball program has had a total of five head coaches.  Perhaps most remarkable is that, despite quite a bit of success, Clark Swisher, Bob Wachs, Bob Olson and Don Meyer never moved up to Division One. Paul Sather will. The Northern State alum stepped down today to…

Sisseton Sentencing

Former tribal executive sentenced to prison for embezzlement.

A former executive board member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Tribe has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for embezzlement. Sixty-six-year-old Barbara Kirk of Sisseton was sentenced in federal court to 16 months in prison. Kirk also was ordered to pay more than $100,000 in restitution and serve three years of supervised release. According to court documents,…

Plane Makes Emergency Landing Near Martin

Twin Engine Plane From Aberdeen

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption The pilot of twin-engine plane made an emergency landing this morning near Martin, in Southwestern South Dakota. The Martin Volunteer Fire Department says 4 people were on board. They all walked away with minor injuries including a few cuts and bruises. At this point it not clear why the pilot had…

EB-5 Director Pleads Guilty To Misusing State Funds; Sentenced To Probation

It was in March of last year that Bollen was charged with five felony counts related to financial misconduct involving the EB-5 program. Nearly a year after his arrest, as part of a plea agreement, Bollen pleaded guilty to one of those charges. “Mr. Bollen came into court. He admitted wrongdoing. He accepted responsibility,” said South Dakota Attorney General Marty…