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Interstate 29 Reopens Between Iowa, South Dakota

NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. (AP) – Interstate 29 between Iowa and South Dakota has reopened a day after a levee was built on top of it to protect nearby homes from high water. National Guard soldiers and South Dakota Transportation workers dismantled the berm Friday and traffic started flowing again between Sioux City, Iowa,...
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Three Arrested Wednesday in Pierre After Altercation Involving a Knife

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Three men were arrested after a skirmish occurred in Pierre Wednesday night. Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were called to an apartment complex in the 200 block of West Pleasant Drive where it was said an assault had taken place. Blemaster says officers found that 47-year-old Lonnie...
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Storms Blew Through Area Counties Thursday-Bringing Hail, Winds & Funnel Clouds

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A day after tornadoes raked across portions of central and eastern South Dakota, Thursday brought the threat of more to some areas west of the river.  In addition to Wednesday’s tornado in Wessington Springs, the National Weather Service says a tornado touched down Wednesday about four miles east of...
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SD Man Sentenced to 3 Years for Sexual Assault

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Bullhead, South Dakota man convicted of abusive sexual contact with a juvenile has been sentenced to three years in prison. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 24-year-old Landon Iron Thunder was sentenced on Monday after pleading guilty in March. Authorities say the crime occurred in 2010 at Iron Thunder’s...
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