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SD Fugitive Wanted Since 1997 Arrested in Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) – The U.S. Marshals Service says a man convicted in South Dakota of firearms charges and on the run for more than 15 years has been arrested in Arizona. The service says members of a task force arrested Steve Charles Durant without incident Tuesday in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa. He was...
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Winter Wheat Coverage Deadline Approaching in SD

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – The deadline to purchase or change winter wheat coverage in South Dakota is Sept. 30. SDSU Extension Risk and Business Management Specialist Matthew Diersen says more than 90 percent of South Dakota’s wheat acres were covered by revenue protection during the 2013 crop year. Diersen says the main choice for...
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Man Gets 10 Years for Stomping on Another’s Head

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A McLaughlin man was sentenced to just over 10 years in federal prison for stomping a man on the head and face with his feet. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says 21-year-old Ross Dean Farrell earlier pleaded guilty to assault with intent to commit murder. Prosecutors say that last October...
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SD Secretary of State Won’t Seek Second Term

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant says he won’t seek a second term in office. Gant says he’s looking forward to returning to the private sector at the end of his term, which runs through the end of 2014. Gant says he has accomplished his goals, including creating an...
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