LaMinestra SBA Award (Courtesy Photo)

Pierre Restaurant Receives SBA Honor

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre restaurant was given an SBA award last month.  The South Dakota Small Business Administration District Office gave the SBA 2013 Veteran-Owned Business of the Year award to Mark and Stacey Mancuso, owners of LaMinestra, Inc.  The Mancuso’s are both Army veterans and were nominated for the...
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Judge's Bench at the Courtroom in the Federal Building in Pierre (KGFX Photo)

SD Woman Sentenced in Fatal Vehicle Crash

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota woman has been sentenced to four years in federal prison for involuntary manslaughter. Thirty-two-year-old Mary Jo Flammond, of St. Francis, pleaded guilty in a crash last September that killed a passenger in her vehicle. Authorities say she was driving drunk and lost control of the vehicle, which...
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SD Panel Proposes Quota for Bobcat Harvest

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission is proposing a bobcat hunting and trapping season that would limit the number of cats that could be killed in the western part of the state. The commission planned to set the season this week, but delayed a decision for a month...
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SD Woman Sentenced in Federal Court for Embezzling Rent Money

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota woman has been sentenced in federal court for embezzling rent money while managing a low-income apartment complex in the Rosebud Indian Reservation town of Mission. Forty-nine-year-old Donna Peterson was sentenced to six months of home confinement and four years of probation. She also was fined $2,000 and...
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