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Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Mission man appeared in federal court last week and pled guilty to a charge of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon. 31-year-old Byron Eagleman entered the plea before U.S. District Judge Roberto Lange more than a week ago. He was charged after an April incident when Eagleman, who was...
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Secretary of State Jason Gant Says His Office and Auditors Ready for Election Day

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Election Day 2012 is just over a week away. The South Dakota Secretary of State’s Office has a few words of advice for those planning to vote on November 6. Secretary of State Jason Gant says knowing how you will vote on various issues is always a good idea....
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Biden: McGovern Was ‘Father of Modern Democratic Party’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Vice President Joe Biden says George McGovern should be remembered as the “father of the modern Democratic Party,” saying the former South Dakota senator helped open the party to women, young people and minorities. Biden spoke during a prayer service Thursday night in Sioux Falls honoring the 1972 Democratic...
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Mystery Snowman Contest Starts Monday-Pierre Chamber to Kick Off Holiday Campaign with Help from Jolly

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Monday will bring the first day that Pierre and Fort Pierre area residents can begin guessing “Who is Jolly the Mystery Snowman?” The mystery snowman contest kicks off the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce’s holiday campaign. The winner will take home $500 Pierre Pride Dollars. Chamber CEO Laura Schoen...
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