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In Touch 9/20/23

Scott Waltman with the Aberdeen Curling Club joins us to talk about the upcoming Aberdeen Learn to Curl…

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Patricia Kendall from the Dacotah Prairie Museum joins us to talk about the upcoming “Harvest Stroll”…

Sioux Falls man indicted on sex crime charges in Stanley County

(KCCR – Pierre, SD) A 30 year-old Sioux Falls man has been indicted by a Stanley County grand jury on three charges connected to the sexual assault of a juvenile family friend Shadu Karish Kawaja was indicted Friday for First Degree Rape; Sexual Contact with a Child under Sixteen and Exposure to a Venereal Disease. According to a probable cause affidavit on file in the case, the nine year-old female victim told investigators Kawaja did “bad things to me”. The affidavit indicates that during a medical evaluation of the victim it was found they had contracted gonorrhea from Kawaja. Kawaja admitted in interviews with law enforcement that he had sex with the victim. According to the grand jury indictment Kajawa assaulted the victim in late November of last year. Stanley County States Attorney Tom Maher says it happened at a rural Stanley County residence. Kajawa is being held in the Hughes County Jail on a 50-thousand dollar cash bond. His first court appearance is Tuesday.