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Three-vehicle Sunday crash ends in citation, woman taken to hospital

An Aberdeen woman was cited for following too close after a Sunday evening crash at Sixth Avenue Southeast and South Roosevelt Street, according to police.A pickup driven by Amber Kline, 21, was stopped westbound on Sixth Avenue Southeast at Roosevelt Street about 5:45 p.m., according to a news rele

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2018-08-20 16:15:00

'Body modification' leader who attracted wife hanging from flesh hooks grew up in Aberdeen

In his lifetime, Fakir Musafar, 87, spearheaded the body modification movement, advocating for what he called a "body-first" approach to exploring spirituality.That work led to his obituary being published across the nation, including inThe New York Times.But Musafar’s life began in a much smaller t

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2018-08-20 19:00:00

Orthodox Jew seeks a place to pray after being kicked out of Super City

Joe Kalfa prays four times a day. As an Orthodox Jew, it is a time-consuming, complex ritual of symbolism and language.For six months, he had been walking the hall of Super City Plaza as part of his daily routine of prayer.But July 31, while walking through the mall, Kalfa was approached by an Aberd

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2018-08-20 11:15:00

Police investigate to theft, harassment calls

Harassment: Report taken near the intersection of 129th Street and Ironwood Drive, 1:57 p.m. Sunday.Theft: Report taken at the 3800 block of Seventh Avenue Southeast, 1:13 p.m. Sunday.Property damage: Report taken at the 1400 block of South Eighth Street, 10:51 a.m. Sunday.

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2018-08-20 06:00:00

New grading system to begin in Aberdeen next school year

ABERDEEN, S.D. (KSFY) -This week, kids in Aberdeen Public Schools head back to class.But this time next fall, parents will notice some big differences in their report cards.The school is introducing a new standards-based grading system in elementary school.KSFY News reporter Ryan Martin spoke with s

KSFY.COM - 2018-08-20 17:07:00

Aberdeen man faces 14 rape charges

A December trial has been set for an Aberdeen man facing 14 rape charges in addition to several other felony and misdemeanor counts.Daniel Paco-Medina, 26, faces 26 charges in all. In addition to rape, he's charged with four counts of aggravated assault and two counts of abuse or cruelty to a minor,


Busy week in local sports as many teams open seasons

5 things to watch this week in sports:1. The Presentation College men's and women's soccer teams both kick off their seasons, both in town. After Monday's exhibition against Northern State at the new Northern soccer field at 6 p.m., the Presentation women get things going for real Sunday at Saints F

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2018-08-20 11:00:00

Water off for block of South High Street Monday

Water service will be off Monday to allow for the replacement of a water valve on South High Street, according to a news release from the Aberdeen Public Works Department.Water will be off at 8 a.m. on High Street from 10th Avenue Southeast to 11th Avenue Southeast.Residents in the affected area sho

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2018-08-19 06:00:00

Northern State Focusing On Own Improvement Early In Camp

"Coach Hendrickson installed his offense last spring so that's the huge advantage of spring ball. We had 15 practices in the spring and really, with our quarterbacks starting with Hunter and all our quarterbacks, comfort level's extremely high right now and confidence in what we're doing," head coac

KELOLAND TV - 2018-08-20 21:26:54

In the Galleries: Check out pop, comic art at ARCC Gallery

• Iconology Illuminated: Group art exhibition features pop art, comic and graphic novel art and other works by Spencer Dobson, Aaron Bigelow, Alex Harper, Tom Schinderling, Jeanna Schinderling, Anna Jahraus and Andy Grode, through Sept. 28. Reception Sept. 25, 6 to 8 p.m.

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2018-08-19 06:00:00

Planning commission to consider Northern's 15th Avenue vacation request

By Elisa Sand esand@aberdeennews.comAberdeen City CouncilMeets at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the city council chambers at the Municipal Building, 123 S. Lincoln St. Agenda items of note:Consider the second reading of an ordinance expanding the number of projects eligible for sales tax refunds and increasin

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2018-08-19 06:00:00

Aberdeen relatives hope remains of Korean War MIA will eventually return home

Buy NowMarian Hofland, sitting next to her husband Robert, holds a picture of her brother, Frank Torigian. American News photo by Shannon MarvelShannon Marvel


Shoe drive benefits Aberdeen Area Humane Society

Annie Stenvig, board member for the Aberdeen Area Humane Society tells about the group's Shoes for Shelters fundraiser. The group is asking for new or gently used sneakers or tennis shoes through mid-October. The Humane Society will receive about $10 for each bag of 15 pairs of shoes. Collection sit


Jordan-Mondo admitted role in deadly stabbing to authorities, state's attorney says

An Aberdeen woman charged with premeditated murder in the stabbing of Michelle Ladner will not be released on bond.Tanisha Renee Jordan-Mondo, 38, was arrested and charged Thursday morning. She made her initial court appearance Friday afternoon.Brown County State's Attorney Chris White argued for no


Police investigate harassment, property damage calls

Theft: Report taken at the 2400 block of North Fifth Street, 12:56 p.m. Friday.Harassment: Report taken at the 100 block of Second Avenue Southeast, 10:27 a.m. Friday.Intoxicated person: Report taken at the 2900 block of Sixth Avenue Southeast, 3:44 a.m. Friday.


Molded Fiber Glass workers thank Thune for saving jobs

Buy NowMolded Fiber Glass Senior Vice President Dave Giovannini and plant manager Mark Schaub lead Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., on a plant tour Friday. American News photo by Shannon MarvelShannon Marvel


Power outages reported around Aberdeen

A substantial power outage has left parts of Aberdeen without electricity.Kessler's grocery store was turning people away because the cash registers weren't working, according to people who visited the store.Lights flickered in other portions of the city. There have also been reports of traffic ligh


Fair notebook: Familiar ponies have a new owner

Six small, sleepy-looking horses stand around a merry-go-round frame, ready for children to get a little taste of that cowboy or cowgirl life."I just love little kids. I have seven little grandkids of my own," said Cindy Marshall, owner of Swede's Steeds.The ponies and outfit were purchased from Sco


'Old guys' set to lead teams at Saturday's strongman competition

Buy NowLarry Schuck, left, and Nick Burilovich will be among the competitors in the Massenomics Strongman Showdown Saturday at the Brown County Fair. American News photo by John Davis taken 8/14/2018


Preliminary autopsy results of woman, 37, who died at McKennan on Wednesday could come this week

Editor's note: A reference to where the woman died was wrong in the headline, as was one reference to when she died in the story and headline. They have been corrected.Brown County's chief prosecutor said autopsy findings could help investigators piece together how an Aberdeen woman died Wednesday.M