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Celebration Held Monday to Note Those Recovering from Addictions

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Recovery Celebration was held in Pierre on Monday as part of this month’s National Recovery Month. The National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month designation was put in place by President Barack Obama and highlights people who have reclaimed their lives. It also honors prevention, treatment and recovery...
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USDA Provides Remaining Funding for Mni Waste’ Water Company

UNDATED – (DRG News) The Mni Waste’ Water Company of Eagle Butte has been chosen to receive a Water and Waste Disposal grant and a Native America grant. The grant funds will total $26.4 million dollars. USDA State Director for Rural Development Elsie Meeks announced the funding yesterday. The money will be used to...
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State-Tribal Relations Committee to Meet Thursday at Capitol

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A meeting will be tomorrow for the South Dakota Legislature’s State Tribal Relations Committee. The group of lawmakers will hear informational presentations that deal with economic development and tourism efforts by Native American tribes, organizations and state agencies. Representatives of various groups will speak to the committee. Those organizations...
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SD Man Sentenced to Prison For Kidnapping

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Wanblee man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for kidnapping a man on the Rosebud Indian Reservation. U.S. Attorney Brendon Johnson says 52-year-old William Jakeway was sentenced Monday on charges of kidnapping and aiding and abetting. Jakeway pleaded guilty to the charges in June. Authorities say...
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