Daily Archives: March 1, 2013

Umpire Meeting Scheduled for Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – Anyone interested in being a baseball umpire for the Teener, Legion and High School level of Baseball should attend a meeting scheduled for Tuesday night, March 5th.  The meeting is an organizational meeting and will be held at the South Dakota High School Activities Association Building on North Euclid in Pierre.  The meeting will be held at 7:30 pm.  To get more information on the meeting, call …

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G F & P Taking Added Steps to Cut Goose Numbers

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Registration continues for one more week for those who would be interested in helping manage the numbers of Canada geese in South Dakota.  The population of the geese in the state is higher than management goals.  G F & P Wildlife Division Director Tony Leif says the optimum population would be 80,000 to 90,000 resident Canada geese.  In the spring of last year, the U.S. …

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Eagle Butte Man Sentenced in Federal Court for Assault

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An Eagle Butte man was sentenced this week in federal court for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury.  26-year-old Mahlon Jeffries was convicted of the Assault charge and appeared for sentencing Monday before U.S. District Judge Roberto Lange.  Jeffries was given a 48 month prison sentence, followed by two years of supervised release.  He was originally indicted for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault …

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Local Restaurant to Hold Fundraiser to Give Back to Family of Former Employee Killed in Car Accident

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Next week, a local business will raise money to assist the family of a Pierre woman who died in a traffic accident last weekend.  For much of the day, Wednesday, March 6, Taco Johns of Pierre will give 50% of all sales to the Casey Crane Memorial Fund.  Casey Crane worked at the restaurant as a shift manager for more than ten years.  She passed …

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