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Three Appear in Court for Rosebud Double Homicide

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Two brothers and a woman are in jail on charges they killed two men near St. Francis on the Rosebud Indian Reservation. Twenty-three-year-old BillyRay McCloskey and 20-year-old Riley McCloskey pleaded not guilty to two counts of second-degree murder. They’re accused of killing 76-year-old Benjamin Clifford and 33-year-old Calvin Kills In...
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Slower Growth Likely in Rural Areas of 10 States

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Economic growth will likely slow in rural parts of 10 Midwest and Western states in the months ahead. A monthly survey of rural bankers released Thursday shows the region’s overall economic index falling to 50.8 in January from December’s 56.1. The index ranges from 0 to 100, and any score...
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DOT Closes I-90 Westbound Sioux Falls to Salem

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota transportation officials have closed the westbound lanes of Interstate 90 from Sioux Falls to Salem as numerous weather-related accidents are blocking the roadway. The department says westbound I-90 will reopen when the accidents have been cleared and the highway is again safe for motorists to travel. National Weather...
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Gill Announces Plans to Seek Third Term as Pierre Mayor

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s Mayor announced this morning that she intends to seek a third term. Laurie Gill began her service as the 18th Mayor for the Capital City in 2008. Prior to that, she was a Pierre City Commissioner-from 1999 until her successful bid for Mayor nine years later. In a...
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