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Station Owner Pleads No Contest to Gas Mislabeling

  HURON, S.D. (AP) – A Wolsey travel center owner has pleaded no contest to selling mislabeled fuel. KOKK radio reports that an attorney for 281 Travel Center owner Robert McGillvrey told a judge his client contracted with Rapid City-based M.G. Oil Co. for delivery of 87 octane fuel, but the company sent lower-grade...
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PARS Requesting Volunteers for Saturday Deliveries of Holiday Meal Boxes

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre Area Referral Service is looking for volunteers who would like to deliver Christmas Meals on Saturday.  PARS Executive Director Laura White says people are needed to help take meal boxes to various recipients in Pierre and Fort Pierre beginning at 10:00 a.m. Saturday from the Feeding South...
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Trial for Fort Pierre Man Charged with Attempted Murder Underway in a Pierre Courtroom

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A jury trial is underway for a Fort Pierre man facing Attempted First Degree Murder and other charges.  33-year-old Derek Boe was charged after an incident reported on January 21 in rural Hughes County.  Authorities say Boe shot the passenger window out of a vehicle that was occupied...
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SD Receiving Fewer Heating Assistance Applications

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota has received slightly fewer applications from residents seeking help to pay heating bills than it did last year. The state’s administrator of the federal program says it’s likely the result of tightened eligibility requirements and mild fall weather. David Gall with the South Dakota Department of...
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Pierre School Board Holds Legislative Forum

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Members of the Pierre School Board got a chance Monday to speak to lawmakers that will represent District 24 in the coming legislative session.  The annual Pierre School District Legislative Forum was held prior to the December school board meeting.  Superintendent Dr. Kelly Glodt told incoming Representatives Mary...
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$1.3 Million Dollars in Tribal Transit Funding to Come to South Dakota

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – (DRG News) South Dakota tribes are to receive $1.3 million dollars in funding to enhance public transit service on tribal lands.  South Dakota U.S. Senator Tim Johnson, who is the Senate Banking Committee Chairman, announced last week that five tribes will receive the grants for tribal transit programs.  The money...
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65 Units of Blood Donated for Tyler Wilcox Memorial Blood Drive

  FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Fort Pierre Fire Department’s Tyler Wilcox Memorial Blood Drive went well for organizers-as more than 60 units of blood were given yesterday.  The department’s Joe Meligan says 65 total units were donated.  The annual blood drive is also known as the Guns vs. Hoses blood drive-as...
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Jury Finds SD Man Guilty of Sex Abuse Charges

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A jury has found a South Dakota man guilty of two sex-related crimes but not guilty of kidnapping in two incidents near Dupree. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson announced Tuesday that 31-year-old Patrick Brown Thunder, of Eagle Butte, was convicted last week of sex with a minor and sexual...
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Pierre’s Pringle House Listed on National Register

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s Pringle House is one of five South Dakota properties that have been added to the National Register of Historic Places recently.  The South Dakota State Historical Society says the Pierre home joins other locations including the Chapel in the Hills in Rapid City, the Golden Summit Mine...
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Hughes County Sheriff’s Office Responds to Two Separate Incidents-Two Arrested

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was arrested last night following a motor vehicle accident east of Pierre on Highway 34.  Hughes County Sheriff Mike Leidholt says authorities were alerted to an accident about four miles east of Pierre, in which a vehicle was flipped onto its roof along the road. ...
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