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South Dakota’s First Lady to Cut Ribbon on Boys and Girls Club’s New “Graduation Center”

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area will have a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house, starting today at 5:00 p.m. The event will note the official opening of the newly renovated Graduation Center. First Lady Linda Daugaard will address the attendees and will be cutting the...
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Connie Hirsch

Hirsch Given 35-Year Sentence for Guilty Plea to First Degree Manslaughter

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Blunt woman was sentenced this morning in a Pierre courtroom for her guilty plea to First Degree Manslaughter. 49-year-old Connie Hirsch was initially indicted for First Degree Murder almost two years ago for the May 2010 shooting death of her husband, 65-year-old Jerold Hirsch. For her March plea...
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3 Semis Collide in Northeastern SD; 1 Driver Hurt

REDFIELD, S.D. (AP) – A collision involving three semitrailers blocked traffic for about three hours near the northeastern South Dakota city of Redfield. The Highway Patrol says a semi hauling a 131-foot-long wind turbine blade collided with another semi and sent that truck crashing into a third at the intersection of U.S. Highways 281...
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Pierre PD Asking for Help in Finding Dog That Bit Woman on Sunday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in helping a Pierre woman who was bit by a dog on Sunday. Investigators are trying to find the dog to determine whether it has had its rabies shots. Pierre Police Officer Troy Swenson says the elderly woman was...
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