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PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) October brings another series of sobriety checkpoints to some South Dakota counties. 14 counties around the state will hold the traffic stops next month, to verify that motorists have not been drinking before they drive. October checkpoint locations will include Hughes, Lyman and Stanley counties. To have sobriety checkpoint...
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Pierre Man Pleads Not Guilty to Charges Leveled After Fight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man pled not guilty to a handful of counts resulting from a fight that occurred in Pierre earlier this month. Hughes County Deputy States Attorney Wendy Kloeppner says that 29-year-old Angel Gomez was indicted on two counts of Simple Assault, two counts of “Sliming” and one count...
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Search Continues for Minnesota Man Accused of Threatening Governor

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Authorities continue to watch for a Minnesota man who they allege threatened Governor Dennis Daugaard and his family. An arrest warrant was issued in Hughes County for 53-year-old William Roman Becker of Monticello, Minnesota-for the offenses of Threatening a Constitutional Officer and Threatening a Constitutional Officer’s Family. Officials say...
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Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation Meeting to Focus on Sacajawea

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Visitors from at least 15 different states will be in Pierre/Fort Pierre through the weekend to attend the Regional Meeting of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation. The gathering is being hosted by the Encounters on the Prairie Central South Dakota Chapter. The meeting is headquartered out of...
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