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Fire Marshal’s Office Says Cause of Fire in McIntosh Can’t be Pinpointed

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The State Fire Marshal’s Office says the cause of a fire that occurred in February in a McIntosh business might not ever be determined. The Main Street Grill and Lounge, located in the mid-section of the community, burned down in mid-February. In the days after the fire, reports indicated...
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Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Charge from 2013 Standoff with Law Enforcement

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An Eagle Butte man pleaded guilty yesterday to state charges linked to a standoff last fall with law enforcement in a Pierre neighborhood. 27-year-old Jason Garreau was indicted in Hughes County court in December on two counts of Attempted First Degree Murder. Authorities said that Garreau had holed up...
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CP Railroad Says Its Committed to Hauling Fertilizer

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Canadian Pacific Railway has told a federal oversight board that moving fertilizer for spring planting does not present a “significant challenge” for the railroad. The Calgary-based railroad told the Surface Transportation Board Friday that it’s committed to moving “fertilizer and plant nutrients as they are presented to the railroad.” The...
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US Delays Review of Keystone XL Pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) – The State Department is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL pipeline before deciding whether to issue a permit. That could push a decision about the controversial oil pipeline until after the midterm elections in November. The State Department is citing a recent decision by a Nebraska judge...
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