Brendan Johnson

U.S. Attorney Advises South Dakotans to Watch Their Personal Information; Tax Refund Scams Prevalent at This Time of Year

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The U.S. Attorney for South Dakota says people should be watching for tax refund scams at this time of year. Consumers are advised by U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson to keep an eye on their credit history for any indication that their personal information is being used by scammers to...
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Brandon Sazue (KGFX Photo)

Chairman Says Law Enforcement Continuing to Look Into Vandalism at Fort Thompson Church

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Authorities are continuing to investigate a recent case of vandalism at a church in Fort Thompson. A break-in was reported at Cunkicaske Presbyterian Church where officials found vandals had struck. A reward was offered for information to find the culprits in the crime. Tribal Chairman Brandon Sazue says copper...
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Tribal Chairman, Governor & Officials at State Tribal Relations Day February 26, 2014 (KGFX Photo)

State Tribal Relations Day Held Wednesday in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Wednesday brought the State-Tribal Relations Day to Pierre. The day’s activities are hosted by the South Dakota Department of Tribal Relations. Some tribal leaders took part in a morning breakfast with Governor Dennis Daugaard, there were morning and afternoon listening sessions and a noon ceremony was held at the...
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State Capitol (View from North Side) (KGFX Photo)

SD Panel OKs Bill Against Dog Breed Specific Bans

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota panel has advanced a bill to keep cities from passing policies that target specific dog breeds. The debate on Thursday lasted over an hour, pitting property rights against local control. The House Local Government Committee voted 10-3 to approve the bill. It has already been approved by...
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