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Man to be Arraigned Monday on Charges of Rape and Sexual Contact with a Child

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A former Agar resident appeared in a Pierre courtroom yesterday for a preliminary hearing on charges that include Rape and Sexual Contact with a Child. 44-year-old Gary Glenn Morris was charged by complaint with one count of Fourth Degree Rape and four counts of Sexual Contact with a Child...
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Man Arrested After Reportedly Fleeing Officer

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre Police arrested a man late Tuesday night after the man reportedly fled from an officer. Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says 30-year-old Beau Foote was seen speeding near the intersection of Capitol and Nicollet Avenues about 11:45 p.m. last night. Blemaster says Foote refused to yield to the...
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Drought Influencing Missouri River Management Plan

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Residents and officials in the Dakotas are urging the Army Corps of Engineers to conserve water in upstream Missouri River reservoirs as drought conditions persist. The call comes just a year after record flooding on the river. The corps is holding six meetings in five states over four days on...
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South Dakota’s Child Obesity Rate Rises

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Childhood obesity in South Dakota rose slightly during the 2011-2012 school year, with more than 15 percent of kids younger than 19 reported as obese. The South Dakota Department of Health reports that 15.9 percent of children younger than 19 are obese in South Dakota, up slightly from 15.2 percent...
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