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Chief Iron Nation Monument

LOWER BRULE, S.D. (AP) -South Dakota State Historical Society trustees have approved a request that would better protect a monument that honors Chief Iron Nation of the Brule Sioux by adding it to the National Register of Historic Places. Iron Nation died in November 1894 after a tide of homesteaders had turned the prairie...
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Broken Water Main at Tibbs Rodeo Center

 FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The frigid weather apparently froze a water line that burst and flooded part of the Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center in Fort Pierre. A spokeswoman says both floors of the building were flooded, but it doesn’t appear to have caused major damage to any of the exhibits.
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Man faces State Charges in Pierre Standoff Case

 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An Eagle Butte man facing federal charges stemming from a shootout and standoff that occurred in late October has been indicted in Hughes County on two counts of attempted first-degree murder. 27-year-old Jason Todd Garreau made his initial court appearance Monday.  Authorities say Garreau held officers at bay for nine...
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Central South Dakota Youth Goose Hunt

PIERRE, S.D. – (SD State News) The 24th annual Central South Dakota Youth Goose Hunt will be held in Pierre Jan. 3-5. The hunt, which is free to youth hunters ages 12-15, will begin at the Pierre Ramkota at 7 p.m. on Friday night with a mandatory information meeting. Hunters will be assigned their...
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