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Third Person Dies from West Nile in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Health says another person has died from West Nile disease in South Dakota. This bring brings the total number of deaths from the mosquito-borne disease in the state to three. The first death from the disease was reported in Hughes County, while the second death...
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Eagle Butte Teen to be Arraigned Next Month on Two Grand Theft Charges

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An Eagle Butte teen will appear in court next month after being indicted yesterday on two counts of Grand Theft. 18-year-old Judson Two Dogs was arrested after a single vehicle accident last month east of Pierre. Officials said he was driving a pickup that was involved in a rollover...
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Accident Reported Tuesday at Junction West of Gettysburg

GETTYSBURG, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pine Ridge man was cited yesterday after an accident that occurred west of Gettysburg. Potter County Sheriff Curt Hamburger says the mishap was reported about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the junction of Highways 212 and 1804. He says a truck that was hauling water made a turn onto...
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Hughes and Stanley County Democratic Party Set Up Debate Gathering

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A local group is setting up a Presidential Debate Watching Party tonight in Fort Pierre. This evening’s debate between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney promises to be a highly viewed event. The Hughes and Stanley County Democratic Party will be inviting interested members of the...
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