Golden Eagle

Two Rehabilitated Eagles Released into Wild in SD

COLUMBIA, S.D. (AP) – Federal wildlife officials have released two rehabilitated golden eagles back into the wild in northeastern South Dakota. The eagles that were sickened by parasites, infections and malnutrition were brought to the Oahe Wildlife Center in Pierre in July, and brought back to good health. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service...
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Fighting Fist

Man Pleads Guilty for Assault on Federal Officer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man has pleaded guilty for punching a police officer. Matthew Dupris of Eagle Butte, is charged with assaulting a federal officer. He faces a maximum penalty of eight years in prison. Authorities say the 24-year-old Dupris hit an officer in the face while he was being...
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Syringe and Medicine

SD Death Row Inmate to be Executed Today

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota is set to execute its first prisoner on death row in five years and only the second in more than six decades. Fifty-year-old Eric Robert is to die by lethal injection at 10 p.m. Monday. Groups opposed to the death penalty plan a vigil outside of the...
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Great Lakes Banner

Great Lakes Plane Lands Safely After Landing Gear Concerns

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Great Lakes Aviation aircraft landed safely this morning after reporting that there was a possible landing gear issue with the plane. Pierre Airport Manager Mike Isaacs says responders in Pierre were notified about 10:40 a.m. that an inflight emergency had been declared-as some type of trouble was noted...
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