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Chris Nelson

GOP’s Nelson Wins Seat on SD Utilities Commission

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Chairman Chris Nelson has been elected to a new term on the panel that regulates grain warehouses and natural gas, electric and telephone utilities in the state. The 48-year-old Republican defeated Democratic challenger Nick Nemec, a 54-year-old farmer and former state lawmaker from Holabird,...
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Mitt Romney

Republican Romney Carries SD in Presidential Race

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Republican Mitt Romney has defeated President Barack Obama to win South Dakota’s three electoral votes. Romney continues a long tradition of Republicans winning presidential races in heavily GOP South Dakota. No Democrat has carried South Dakota since 1964, when President Lyndon Johnson prevailed over Republican challenger Barry Goldwater. The...
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Sully County Courthouse

Man Pleads Not Guilty to Rape and Sexual Contact with a Child Charges

ONIDA, S.D. – (DRG News) A former Agar resident has pled not guilty to charges that include Rape and Sexual Contact with a Child. 44-year-old Gary Glenn Morris appeared in an Onida courtroom yesterday. He had been charged by complaint with one count of Fourth Degree Rape and four counts of Sexual Contact with...
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Flag Display Organized for Today’s Election Day

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) American and South Dakota State Flags are posted across the Missouri River Bridge to note today’s Election Day. The flag display-organized by the Pierre-Fort Pierre Exchange Club-is sponsored today by Midwest Construction of Pierre. The Pierre-Fort Pierre Exchange Club reminds everyone to get out and vote today. The Flags...
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