Woman Arrested After Juvenile Acts Suspiciously

(MOBRIDGE, DRG News) The Mobridge South Dakota Police Department arrested 19 year old Morning Star Jewett late Tuesday night for two counts of Distribution of a controlled substance. Mobridge Police department officers were dispatch of a report of a juvenile acting suspiciously and during the investigation it was determined the juvenile an a friend...
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SD Senate Endorses Concealed Weapons Permit Bill

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Senate has approved a plan to make concealed weapons permits valid for five years, up from the current four years. Senators voted unanimously Wednesday to send the bill to the House for further debate. The measure’s main sponsor, Sen. Larry Rhoden of Union Center, says he had...
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SD Lawmaker Withdraws Bill on Indian Foster Care

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state lawmaker has withdrawn a bill that sought to set up a monitoring program to determine whether South Dakota is complying with a federal law governing foster care for American Indian children. The House Judiciary Committee rejected the bill Wednesday at the request of Rep. Kevin Killer of Pine...
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Landowner Trying to Sell Portion of Wounded Knee

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Another piece of land that is historically significant to the Sioux tribes is up for sale by a private landowner. James Czywczynski is trying to sell a fraction of the Wounded Knee National Historic landmark for $3.9 million to the Oglala Sioux Tribe. Czywczynski’s family has owned the 40-acre...
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