DOC Absconder Arrested in Pierre Friday Morning

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre Police made an arrest Friday morning after receiving a tip that an absconder from the South Dakota Department of Corrections was staying at a Pierre residence. Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers went to a home in the 1700 block of East Capitol Avenue on Friday morning...
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Donations Being Accepted to Help Family on Tornado Damaged Ranch

HIGHMORE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Highmore native who now lives in Minnesota has started an online relief fund to help a family whose ranch was badly damaged by a June 18 tornado. Simon and Eileen Kusser run the K Lazy K Ranch with other family members. The main headquarters of the ranch-about 23...
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Organizers Happy With Results of 2014 Hughes/Stanley County Relay for Life

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Organizers are happy with the outcome of this year’s Hughes/Stanley County Relay for Life. The event started Friday evening and continued through six a.m. Saturday morning. The threat of rain resulted in the annual cancer fundraiser being moved from Steamboat Park in Pierre to an indoor location-the Expo Center...
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SD Dems Have No Candidates for 3 Statewide Races

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Democrats have conceded three statewide races to Republicans in the fall. At the party’s convention last weekend in Yankton, Democrats did not nominate candidates for attorney general, state auditor or public lands commissioner. That means Republican nominees will win by default. Northern State University political science professor...
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