Man Arrested for Aggravated Assault Saturday in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man was arrested over the weekend for assault for an incident that occurred on Saturday in Pierre.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says authorities were contacted Saturday afternoon about 5:15 p.m. to the report that an assault had occurred at the Pierre Inn and Suites on West Pleasant...
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SD Department of Transportation

DOT Says Highway 34 to Close East of Howes at Noon (CDT)

(From the South Dakota Department of Public Safety) PIERRE, S.D. – State officials say Highway 34 east of Howes will be closed at noon (CDT) today (Monday, June 23) to allow crews to make temporary repairs for damage caused by heavy rains in the past several days.  The closed section of highway is about halfway between...
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Road Construction Signs

Highway 34 Likely to Close East of Howes Monday

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Public safety officials say Highway 34 east of Howes will likely be closed Monday to allow crews to repair damage caused by the torrential rains during the past several days. The section likely to be closed is about halfway between Pierre and Sturgis, just east of the Highway 34 junction...
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SD Woman Sentenced for Stealing IHS Hospital Drugs

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A woman accused of stealing prescription drugs from the Rosebud Indian Health Services Hospital has been sentenced to 18 months of probation. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 38-year-old Bonnie Levy will also have to pay a $200 fine and nearly $40 in restitution. Levy was indicted last year on...
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