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SD Winter Wheat, Cattle and Sheep in Good Shape

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The condition of South Dakotas’ winter wheat crop and livestock herds hasn’t changed much over the month. The federal Agriculture Department says in its monthly crop report that 63 percent of the winter wheat crop is in good to excellent shape, up slightly from 60 percent last month. Cattle...
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Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Two Counts for October 31 Standoff in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An Eagle Butte man entered guilty pleas to two federal charges in court today as part of a plea agreement.   27-year-old Jason Todd Garreau appeared in the federal courtroom in Pierre this afternoon and admitted to charges from a Superseding Indictment.  Garreau pleaded guilty to Assaulting, Resisting and Impeding...
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Fort Pierre FD Puts Out Fire in Truck Located Along Highway 83

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A drywall truck was badly damaged by a fire that broke out in the vehicle as it traveled along Highway 83 south of Fort Pierre.  Fort Pierre Fire Chief Rick Cronin says the fire was reported in the rear of the U-haul-style truck about 11:25 a.m. this morning. ...
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SD Senate Ensures Legislative Term Limits Remain

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Senate has killed a proposed constitutional amendment that would have extended the term limits that apply to state lawmakers. Senators on Wednesday voted 23-12 against the measure. Senate and House members can serve no more than four consecutive terms in a chamber, for a total of eight...
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