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Return of Tom Berry Portrait (KGFX Photo)

Former Governor Tom Berry Portrait Returned to State Capitol Following Repair and Cleaning

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The portrait of former South Dakota Governor Tom Berry was returned to its home in the first floor hallway of the state capitol yesterday, after it was repaired and cleaned at a Minnesota art center. Berry’s portrait is one of seven governor art pieces that have been treated over the...
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Major Winter Storm Bears Down on the Dakotas

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The National Weather Service says a major winter storm is bearing down on the Dakotas. The storm is expected to bring freezing rain, heavy snow, strong winds and dangerously cold temperatures late Thursday into Saturday. All of North Dakota is under a winter storm watch for that time period. Forecasters...
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SD Woman Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter

FORT THOMPSON, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota woman has been sentenced to nearly three years in federal prison for a traffic crash that killed her boyfriend. Authorities say 20-year-old Leigha Koster, of Fort Thompson, was driving drunk and fleeing from a police officer when she crashed her vehicle last July. Twenty-one-year-old Louis Herman...
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SD’s Supreme Court Chief Justice Says Cameras in Court Rule Works

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson says a rule allowing news cameras and electronic recording equipment in trial courts is working as intended. Gilbertson says news organizations have received permission to use cameras or audio recording devices in about two-thirds of the requests that have been decided so...
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