SD Marks June as ‘Great Outdoors Month’

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has declared June “Great Outdoors Month” along with other states across the country. Daugaard says South Dakota offers many opportunities for outdoor fun. State parks throughout June will offer bird walks, outdoor cooking demonstrations, fishing derbies and other activities. The first week in June is...
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CRST Receives EPA Brownfields Grant for Old Swiftbird Day School Site

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced this week that a $200,000 EPA Brownfields grant will be provided to the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe to clean up and redevelop the Old Swiftbird Day School site.  The site was used as a primary school from 1960 to 1997 and from 1997...
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Date Changes for Closure of Oahe Downstream Firearms Range

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Oahe Downstream Recreation Area has changed the date that its state managed firearms range will close for construction.  Initially, plans called for the range on South Dakota Highway 1806 to close June 1, but now that has changed to the middle of the month.  Officials indicate construction on...
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Jason Garreau-leaving the Hughes County Courthouse after Thursday's plea hearing. (KGFX Photo)

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Officer Shooting During October 31 Standoff

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An Eagle Butte man was given the maximum sentence in prison yesterday for his guilty plea to Attempted First Degree Murder. 28-year-old Jason Garreau was changed in Hughes County for an incident that occurred October 31 of last year involving a lengthy standoff with law enforcement. Garreau was being...
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