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SD Panel Gives Final OK on Agency Rule Changes

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota panel has approved rule changes in multiple state departments including an official extension of a 65 mph zone on Interstate 90 between Rapid City and Ellsworth Air Force Base. The legislative Rules Review Committee also held a final review of Game, Fish and Parks rules in a...
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Judge Orders Transcript in Native Children Lawsuit

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A federal judge in South Dakota has circumvented other judges’ reluctance to order transcripts of hearings involving Native American children by instructing the court reporters who recorded the hearings to produce the transcripts. The Rapid City Journal reports that Chief U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Viken ordered the court reporters...
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Man Ordered Held on $5,000 Cash for Charges Linked to Release of Horses

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Bond was set yesterday for a Lower Brule man who faces charges linked to the release of 37 horses from pens at the Stanley County Fairgrounds over the weekend. 24-year-old Jordan Pourier appeared Monday before Judge Leo Disburg via an ITV link between the jail and courthouse. Pourier faces...
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Hypothermia Ruled Cause of Reservation Death

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – An autopsy has concluded that a woman found dead in an unheated home during a propane crisis on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation died of hypothermia. The body of 61-year-old Debbie Dogskin was found Feb. 4 in a mobile home with an empty propane tank. Sioux County Sheriff Frank Landeis...
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