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Former SD Legislator Diedtrich Dies in North Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Former South Dakota legislator Elmer Diedtrich has died. He was 85. Diedtrich, formerly of Mina and Aberdeen, served from 1989-1992 and 1999-2000 in the South Dakota House of Representatives. He served from 2001-2002 in the state Senate. He passed away Tuesday in Williston, N.D. His funeral is scheduled for Saturday...
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Avera St. Mary’s Announces TCU to be Moved from Hospital to Maryhouse

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Avera St. Mary’s Hospital said today that changes will soon be made to its Transitional Care Unit.  The TCU is currently located on the 4th floor of the hospital, but starting April 1, 2013, it will be relocated to a specialized area on the 2nd floor of Avera Maryhouse...
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Attorney General Jackley Warns Consumers of Sweepstakes Scams

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Attorney General’s Office is warning residents to be cautious of sweepstakes scams that continue to circulate around the state.  Attorney General Marty Jackley says there are a few warning signs that a supposed sweepstakes “win” is a scam.  Tip-offs of fraud include sweepstakes that ask you...
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Pierre Man Arrested on Rape Charge

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was arrested Sunday after police investigated a report of Rape over the weekend.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were called to a residence in the 200 block of East Seventh Street where a 26-year-old Pierre woman told authorities she had been sexually assaulted.  About...
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