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Woman Denies Embezzling from SD Grain Elevator

BURKE, S.D. (AP) – A former employee has denied embezzling more than $17,000 from the Gregory Farmers Elevator in south central South Dakota. Twenty-nine-year-old Melissa Vosika has pleaded not guilty to seven counts of embezzlement, three counts of altering corporate records, three counts of forgery and one count of attempted embezzlement. The Daily Republic...
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SD Senator Johnston Resigning to Take Sanford Post

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Sen. Mark Johnston is resigning from the South Dakota Legislature. The Sioux Falls Republican from District 12 says he is accepting a vice president position with Sanford Health. His resignation is effective at the end of the month. He has served in the Senate the past three sessions. Gov. Dennis...
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No Jackpot Winner for Powerball

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – None of the tickets sold for the Powerball game Wednesday evening matched all six numbers drawn, which were: 22-26-31-54-55 Powerball: 18 Players matching all five numbers and the Powerball would have won or shared the $165 million jackpot. The prize goes to an estimated $191 million for Saturday. Tickets that...
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Official: SD Tribe Can’t Pay for Wounded Knee Site

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The president of a South Dakota tribe facing a deadline on whether to buy a piece of land where 300 of their ancestors were massacred more than a century ago says his tribe does not have the money for the purchase. The Oglala Sioux faced a Wednesday deadline to...
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