Attorney General Marty Jackley

Attorney General Jackley Says South Dakota Sex Offender Registry Maintains National Certification

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Federal authorities recently certified that South Dakota’s Sex Offender Registration continues to implement the provisions of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA).  Attorney General Marty Jackley says sex offender registration and community notification are an important part of his office’s work to improve the safety of the...
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AAA Says the Average Annual Gas Price Was Highest Ever in 2012

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (DRG News) A travel organization says the national annual average price for gas last year reached levels that are said to be the most expensive average ever.  AAA says the 2012 average gasoline price was $3.60 per gallon, which they say is the highest annual average on record.  The previous...
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SD Supreme Court Overturns Berget’s Death Sentence

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Supreme Court has overturned a state prison inmate’s death sentence for the killing of a prison guard nearly two years ago. Justices say Rodney Berget must get a new sentencing hearing because the circuit judge who sentenced him to die improperly considered statements Berget made to a...
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Holiday Storms Have Limited Impact on US Drought

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Holiday storms that pounded much of the nation with snow and rain did little to ease the overall grip of the worst U.S. drought in decades. The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows that about 61 percent of the continental U.S. remained in some form of drought as...
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