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Shawn Springer on June 28, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Judge Upholds Sentencing from 1996 in Killing of Pierre Taxi Driver

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A judge upheld the prison sentence that was handed down to a teenager in 1996 for the kidnapping and murder of a man in Stanley County.  Shawn Cameron Springer was convicted of Kidnapping in October of 1996-when he was 16-years-old.   Springer and a younger teenage co-defendant, Paul Jensen,...
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Police Working to Try to Find Black Dog that Bit a Man on Friday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man who was bit by a dog in northwest Pierre Friday evening is hoping the owners of a black Labrador dog will come forth soon so he can avoid having to have rabies treatments.  The man was reportedly bit by the black dog Friday evening as he walked...
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Museum of SDSHS to Start New Smithsonian Sunday Program

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A new event at the Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society at Pierre’s Cultural Heritage Center will offer a special video program from one of the Smithsonian Museums each month.  Starting Sunday, July 14, the first Smithsonian Sunday program will be held and will feature a video...
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Highway Patrol Trained Young Recruits During Trooper Academy Last Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Highway Patrol’s Youth Trooper Academy was held last week in Pierre.  This was the second year the academy has been organized.  It is set up for young adults ages 16 and 17 who are entering their senior year of high school and was co-sponsored by the...
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