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Grand Jury Indicts Man in Fairgrounds Horse Case

 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A grand jury in Stanley County has indicted a man accused of releasing 37 horses at the County Fairgrounds.  24-year-old James Pourier, of Lower Brule, now faces charges of aggravated assault, burglary, criminal trespass, vandalism and injury to animals. Defense attorney Robert Konrad did not immediately respond to an Associated...
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Mobridge Cub Scouts Earn Awards

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) Wolf and Bear Rank awards and Webelos activity badges were presented to Cub Scouts of Trinity Lutheran Church Cub Pack 65 Tuesday May 13th. The eight year old Cub Scouts completed 12 Wolf rank requirements called “achievements” involving as example; physical and mental skills, knowledge of the U.S. flag,...
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South Dakota Proposes Deer License, Tag Cuts

 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission has proposed steep cuts to the number of licenses and tags available for many of the state’s deer hunting seasons.  The commission says a decrease in deer population prompted the proposed cuts. The 2014 seasons could see a substantial decrease in antlerless...
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State Board of Geographic Names Charts New Territory

 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names is beginning a new chapter after completing its initial mission of removing the word “squaw” from the names of features in the state.  The board was established in 2009 to correct offensive nomenclature including “squaw” and “negro.” African-American leaders have advocated keeping “negro”...
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