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Snowpack Not Likely to Cause Missouri River Flood

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The snowpack in the northern Rocky Mountains is running slightly above average this winter, but South Dakota Climatologist Dennis Todey says there’s little chance that snow could cause a repeat of the Missouri River flooding of 2011. In 2011, the ground was saturated with rain from the previous autumn....
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Midwest Economic Index Again Rises Slightly

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A monthly economic index for nine Midwest and Plains states rose again last month but still suggests an economic slump will continue over the next three to six months. The Mid-America Business Conditions index hit 49.5 in December, up from November’s 48.0 and October’s 46.5. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss...
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Pierre Man Indicted on Eavesdrop and Taking Pictures without Consent Charges

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was indicted last month on charges that allege he installed a device that allowed him to view and photograph what was occurred in a Pierre hotel room.  45-year-old Jeffrey Wright was arrested December 6 and was indicted December 18 on charges of Trespass with Intent to...
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Arraignment for Pierre Teen Charged in December Shooting Set for Friday Morning

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A 16-year-old Pierre boy is to be arraigned on Friday morning on charges that have been leveled by a Hughes County Grand Jury.  Braiden McCahren was indicted last week for First Degree Murder, Attempted First Degree Murder and alternate counts of Aggravated Assault. Authorities were called to McCahren’s home...
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