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Murdo Man Charged in State Court Now Facing Federal Charge of Possession of a Stolen Firearm

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Murdo man made an initial appearance in federal court earlier this week on a criminal complaint for Possession of a Stolen Firearm.  41-year-old Shaun Sporrer was arrested March 1 in Murdo after reports that he had pointed a gun at another person.   Authorities allege that Sporrer had stolen...
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11th Annual Think and Drive Program Offered Various Messages to Area Students

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Tuesday brought the Dakota Radio Group’s annual Think and Drive-Stay Alive 2013 program to Riggs High School Theater.  The presentation was offered to students from eight different schools and included a discussion of messages from synthetic drugs to distracted driving.  Attorney General Marty Jackley was the first speaker of...
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SD Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Federal Money

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A woman on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota has pleaded guilty to embezzling federal money. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says Donna Peterson from 1996 to 2008 managed an apartment complex in Mission where tenants received rent subsidy payments from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development agency....
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SD Ranks Second in the Nation for Honey Production

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Honey production in South Dakota last year totaled 17 million pounds, the second-most in the nation behind North Dakota. The Agriculture Department says South Dakota production from producers with five or more colonies was up 3 percent over the year. Prices for the 2012 crop averaged $1.94 per pound,...
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