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US Attorney Ends Term as Head of Panel

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Brendan Johnson, U.S. attorney for South Dakota, has completed his term as chairman of a Justice Department panel dealing with Native American Issues. Johnson had been chairman of the Native American Issues Subcommittee since 2009. He says the Justice Department has worked with tribal officials to empower tribal courts,...
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Stanley County School District Offers Statement in Response to Accusation of Flag Mishandling

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Stanley County School District has released a statement following a recent Facebook posting by a former employee.  The posting showed U.S. and South Dakota flags crumpled on a shelf near cleaning supplies.  Cesar Zakahi who had been a custodian, said in his Facebook posting that another employee...
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Two Arrested After Investigation Resulted from Domestic Argument Call

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Two people were arrested after Pierre Police were called to a report of a domestic argument earlier this week.  Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were told of a domestic argument at the Capitol Inn and Suites about 9:30 p.m. Monday night.  One of the subjects at the scene...
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DLRF Holding Annual Meeting February 12-Working on Project to Make Farm Fossil Fuel Neutral

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Next week brings the annual meeting for Dakota Lakes Research Farm, located east of Pierre.  The meeting will be held Tuesday, February 12 at Fort Pierre’s AmericInn.  Dakota Lakes Manager Dr. Dwayne Beck says guests will include Dr. Ray Ward of Ward Laboratories-who will talk about soil testing.  Also...
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