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Extreme Heat Hits South Dakota; Schools Close Early

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – More than two dozen school districts across South Dakota have shut down early, with temperatures above 100 degrees. Eureka Superintendent Bo Beck says “the safety and welfare of students and staff members” is a major factor. His district and others dismissed a few hours early Wednesday because classrooms lack air...
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Pilot in Tuesday Fatal Crash ID’ed

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Pierre has released a statement regarding yesterday’s plane crash at the Pierre Regional Airport.  The statement from Airport Manager Mike Isaacs reads as follows: Pierre, S.D. – Authorities confirmed the identity of the pilot who was killed as Paul Lee of Pierre, South Dakota.  The experimental,...
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Woman Pleads Guilty to Two Charges from August 7 Crimes

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A woman who was charged after she stole a vehicle and was chased by law enforcement pled guilty to two of the charges in her case yesterday. Stanley County States Attorney Tom P. Maher says 19-year-old Ruby Sazue entered guilty pleas to Grand Theft and DUI-1st in a...
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Parmelee Man Pleads Guilty to Robbery in Federal Court

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Parmelee man pled guilty in federal court to a charge of Robbery. 18-year-old Levi Big Crow, Jr. appeared before U.S. District Judge Roberto Lange Monday and entered the plea. Officials say that Big Crow was with another person on May 8 of this year when they entered the...
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