Semis in Ditch in Jackson County October 18, 2012

Five Semis Tipped by Wind on Short Stretch of I-90 in Jackson County

KADOKA, S.D. – (DRG News) Emergency responders within a stretch of I-90 had a busy few days as this week’s excessive winds caused five semis to tip into the median over a two day period. Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputy Dallas Kendrick says two semis were blown over Wednesday and three were tipped on Thursday....
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High Winds Cause at Least Two Mishaps in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Yesterday’s high winds resulted in at least two accidents in Pierre that were called into Pierre Police. Captain Elton Blemaster says that winds caused a light fixture within the Ramkota parking lot to fall on a car around 9:00 a.m. Thursday. The fixture struck a 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix...
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Leola Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Assault and DUI for January Stabbing

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Leola man who was arrested after a January stabbing accepted a plea agreement and admitted his guilt to two charges this week. Trial for 22-year-old Eric Grabowska was to begin Wednesday morning. Grabowska was indicted earlier this year on alternate counts of Aggravated Assault; along with Possession of...
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Native American Organ Donation Topic of Research

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – A researcher at South Dakota State University is examining organ donation among Native Americans. Nancy Fahrenwald is an associate professor at SDSU’s College of Nursing. She is leading a $1.3 million study that will focus on the best ways to communicate to Native American patients and families about organ donation...
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