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Taton Pleads Guilty to Four of Seven Charges from Fatal Crash in April

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Faith man appeared in a Pierre courtroom today and changed his plea to charges from an April vehicle accident that killed a Pierre woman. 63-year-old Walt Lee Taton entered a guilty plea to charges of Vehicular Homicide, Vehicular Battery, DUI and Driving on the Wrong Side of the...
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Pierre Homecoming Royalty 2012

Riggs Homecoming Week Coming Up in September-Homecoming Candidates Named

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Preparations continue for this year’s Homecoming Celebration for Riggs High School. On Monday, candidates for Homecoming royalty were announced. Seniors who were selected by classmates are Anna Bondy, Megan Feller, Rachel Hartmann, Taylor Hyde, Kristi Livermont, Carson Eisenbeisz, Zach Hanson, Matt Monfore, Kyle Sarringar and Austin Wagner. Coronation is...
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Brad Lawrence and Kristi Noem at Meeting at Ramkota August 27,2012

Noem and Other Upper Basin House Members Request Hearing on Corps’ Surplus Water Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (DRG News) Three U.S. Representatives from upper Missouri River states are requesting a federal hearing to review the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ plan to charge fees for stored water in the Missouri River upper basin state reservoirs. Representatives Kristi Noem of South Dakota, Rick Berg of North Dakota and Denny...
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Todd Johnson Sworn in as Pierre Police Officer August 27, 2012

Pierre P.D. Adds New Officer to Staff

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department has added another officer to its staff. Todd Johnson, who worked as a Deputy with the Hughes County Sheriff’s Department, was sworn in as the newest patrol officer on Monday afternoon. Johnson is a Pierre native and his background includes a career in the military,...
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