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Rosebud Citizens Sentenced for Theft from Indian Tribal Organization

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Two Rosebud citizens have been sentenced in federal court for Theft from an Indian Tribal Organization. 32-year-old Nathan Janis and 39-year-old Barbara Duysak-who also goes by the name Barbara McCloskey-were both charged for submitting false payment request forms to the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Child Care Services program. Duysak worked...
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Pierre/Fort Pierre Exchange Club Posting Flags for Today’s Native American Day Holiday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) American and South Dakota State Flags are posted across the Missouri River Bridge to honor today’s Native American Day holiday. The Flags Across the Missouri River Bridge is a Pride in America and fundraising program that is organized by the Pierre/Fort Pierre Exchange Club. Today’s flag posting is sponsored...
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New PFD Mascot Takes Part in Sunday Open House Events

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Yesterday brought the annual Pierre Fire Department Open House to fire stations throughout town. The events were held as part of this week’s National Fire Prevention Week. The most recent addition to the Pierre Fire Department helped kick off the week. “Flash” is the new official mascot of the...
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South Dakota Celebrates Native American Day

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – It’s Columbus Day in the United States, but it’s Native American Day in South Dakota. The state Legislature in 1989 approved the change proposed by then-Gov. George Mickelson. South Dakota is the only state that celebrates Native American Day on Columbus Day. Dani Daugherty grew up on the Pine Ridge...
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