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ND Man Sentenced to 7 Months for Punching Officer

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A man accused of punching a police officer on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation has been sentenced to seven months in prison. Bruce Flying Horse, of Cannon Ball, pleaded guilty in June to assaulting a federal officer. Authorities say he struck an officer in the chin while he was being...
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GFP Says LaFramboise Island Causeway and Laframboise Island to be Opening Soon

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The end of the week will bring final repair work to Pierre’s LaFramboise Island Causeway-which was damaged by last year’s Missouri River flooding. The Game, Fish and Parks Department says in a press release that the work on the causeway should be done on Friday. The repair project cost...
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Celebration Held Monday to Note Those Recovering from Addictions

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Recovery Celebration was held in Pierre on Monday as part of this month’s National Recovery Month. The National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month designation was put in place by President Barack Obama and highlights people who have reclaimed their lives. It also honors prevention, treatment and recovery...
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USDA Provides Remaining Funding for Mni Waste’ Water Company

UNDATED – (DRG News) The Mni Waste’ Water Company of Eagle Butte has been chosen to receive a Water and Waste Disposal grant and a Native America grant. The grant funds will total $26.4 million dollars. USDA State Director for Rural Development Elsie Meeks announced the funding yesterday. The money will be used to...
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