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Semi Driver Suffers Medical Condition While Driving Near Jamestown And Dies

There was no damage to the truck or load of cattle he was hauling

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A 63-year-old semi driver is dead after suffering a sudden medical condition and driving off Old Highway 10 near Jamestown. It happened around 7 Tuesday night. Two other drivers saw what happened and found the semi driver unconscious and called 911. The driver was taken to the hospital in Jamestown where he was pronounced dead. There was…

Missing Plane Headed for Oakes, ND Found Near Aberdeen

There was no immediate word on the pilot of the Cessna 172.

ABERDEEN, S.D.–Officials say a small plane missing for nearly two weeks has been found crashed near Aberdeen. There was no immediate word on the pilot of the Cessna 172, the only one on board. Brown County Chief Deputy Dave Lunzman said Tuesday a hunter found the wreckage about 3 miles north of Aberdeen Monday evening. Lunzman says adverse weather conditions…

Air Search To Resume For Missing Single-Engine Plane

The blue and white Cessna went missing Thursday between Aberdeen, South Dakota, and Oakes, North Dakota

OAKES, N.D. — Air Force helicopters brought in to help search for a missing plane and its pilot are scheduled to resume operations. Aerial crews including the North Dakota and South Dakota wings of the Civil Air Patrol and U.S. Air Force were grounded by bad weather on Saturday. The blue and white single-engine Cessna went missing Thursday between Aberdeen,…

Small Plane Headed For Oakes, North Dakota Fails To Land

The pilot was the only person on board when the plane left from Aberdeen, South Dakota

OAKES, N.D. — A single-engine plane heading for Oakes, North Dakota last night around 10:30 never arrived. Authorities were notified by family members after the plane failed to land. The pilot was the only person on board when the plane left from Aberdeen, South Dakota. Authorities say the weather has been hampering a ground search for the plane. Civil Air…

Woman Flown To Fargo After Crash In South Dakota Killed Two Children

Charges are pending against the woman

LEOLA, S.D. — Two kids were killed and a woman was airlifted to a Fargo hospital after a two-vehicle crash near Leola, South Dakota. Around 2:10 p.m. Sunday, the 28-year-old woman was driving on State Highway 10 when she hit the ditch. She over-corrected back onto the highway and collided with another car. A four-year-old girl and a two-year-old boy…

Aberdeen Woman Sent To Fargo Hospital After Crash Near Edgeley

85-year-old Jean Hanson had to be cut from her car

EDGELEY, N.D. — An Aberdeen woman was airlifted to a Fargo hospital after a crash near Edgeley, North Dakota. The highway patrol says around 2:10 p.m. Saturday, a pickup pulling an empty livestock trailer failed to stop and was hit. 85-year-old Jean Hanson had to be cut from her car before being airlifted to Fargo. Her condition is not known….

Aberdeen Businessman Facing 20 Years in Prison for Possession of Meth

The business has since changed its name to Aberdeen Retail

ABERDEEN, S.D. — Sentencing has been set for an Aberdeen businessman who admitted to keeping meth in the basement of his pawn shop. Silas Wilson, 51, pleaded guilty last week to possessing meth and ingesting the drug. The charge stems from a police raid of Aberdeen Pawn in which authorities say they found meth worth nearly $33,000 on the streets….

Aberdeen Officer’s Pup, Stolen During Burglary, Reunited with Family

Poppy, a four-month old German Shepherd, was stolen from the officer's home during a burglary

  ABERDEEN, SD — Thanks to social media, good detective work  and a trip through central Minnesota, an Aberdeen police officer has been reunited with his puppy. Poppy, a four-month old German Shepherd, was stolen from the officer’s home during a burglary. But get this. The officer at the time was actually in the hospital, recovering from surgery to have…

Aberdeen Man Dies in Snowmobile Accident in Ramsey County

Sauvage was with a fellow snowmobiler, who saw the accident and called 911

  RAMSEY COUNTY, N.D. — A South Dakota man is dead after a snowmobile accident in Ramsey County. Lennis Sauvage, 59, of Aberdeen, died after authorities say he drove his snowmobile under a bridge and into open water on Devils Lake on Thursday. Sauvage was with a fellow snowmobiler, who saw the accident and called 911. Rescue teams were able…