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Money Made for Movies Circulating in Rapid City

(KBHB) Fake $100 bills–created for use in movie productions– have been found in at least five different instances in Rapid City this week. Rapid City Police Communications Spokesman Brenden Medina says the bills can be identified by the word ‘REPLICA’ printed on them, and/or the phrase, “for motion picture use only.” Medina says businesses...
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Pierre Man Facing Charges for Trying to Get Prescription Meds with a Fake ID

A 60-year-old Pierre man faces charges after using a false identity to try to obtain prescription medications. According to the Pierre Police Department, they received information from two local businesses today (Fri.) about a person who may be obtaining a prescription for a controlled substance by misrepresenting his identity. Officers located Lawrence Bouser—who provided...
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Former US Attorney and Fort Pierre Resident Randy Seiler Running for Attorney General

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Former South Dakota U.S. Attorney Randy Seiler says he would make fighting methamphetamine abuse his main priority if elected state attorney general. Seiler officially announced Thursday he would seek the office as a Democrat. The 71-year-old Seiler served as South Dakota’s U.S. attorney from 2015 through 2017. Seiler says...
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Suspicious Package Taken to State Lab for Testing

Traffic was disrupted on a portion of Wells Avenue in Pierre for about an hour mid-day today (Thurs.) because of a suspicious package. Pierre Police captain Bryan Walz says an officer removed the package from the building, then called for a hazardous materials response team. Paula Tronvold is a deputy chief with the Pierre...
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Army Corps meeting with tribes on Dakota Access oil pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Environmental study of the Dakota Access oil pipeline is likely to continue into the summer as federal officials meet with American Indian tribes who’ve raised concerns about being left out of the process. Federal Judge James Boasberg last summer ordered the additional study due to lingering concerns about the pipeline’s...
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Rawlins Municipal Library Working to Establish “Friends of the Library” Group

The Rawlins Municipal Library Board of Trustees has unanimously passed a resolution to encourage the establishment of a Friends of the Library group in the community. Library Board president Matt Reitzel (rit-zel) told the Pierre City Commission at this week’s meeting the Friends group would help further the mission and goals of the library....
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Oahe Marina Closed, Won’t Affect GFP Campgrounds

Oahe Marina at Fort Pierre will not be open this year. South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks Division of Parks and Recreation director Katie Ceroll says the closure has no impact on the three campgrounds managed by GFP, day use of the park or the boat ramp access points. Ceroll says GFP...
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South Dakota county offers refunds to overtaxed landowners

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – A northern South Dakota county is offering refunds to landowners who have been overtaxed on their properties in recent years. The Aberdeen American News reports that Brown County commissioners approved more than $510,000 on Tuesday for agriculture property owners who have overpaid in 15 townships. The offer comes after hundreds...
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18 South Dakota nursing homes, 1 assisted-living center placed into receivership

The South Dakota Department of Health has issued a statement saying it supports the efforts of a company hired to take over operation of 18 nursing homes and one assisted living center in the state that were in danger of having utilities shut off or running out of food and supplies. This week (April...
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Cummings to be Promoted in Pierre Police Department

One of the Pierre Police Department patrol officers will be promoted later this month. Pierre Police chief Jason Jones says patrol officer Kyle Cummings will be promoted to the rank of patrol sergeant effective May 21. Cummings has 12 years of law enforcement experience and has been with the Pierre Police Department for six...
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