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Pierre PD Looks Into Vandalism Cases at Car Dealer

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Police are looking into six vandalism cases involving privately owned vehicles that were parked at Capital Motors on Sioux Avenue.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were contacted Saturday afternoon of the report of vandalism to one vehicle and as they investigated, they found five others that had...
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Friends and Family Remember Former Senator Jim Abdnor

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The weekend brought mourning and memories-as South Dakotans looked back at the life of former U.S. Senator Jim Abdnor. Funeral services for Abdnor were held at Pierre’s Lutheran Memorial Church. About 250 people gathered there to remember the life of the former South Dakota political leader, who died last...
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Industries Oppose Making 85 Octane Gas Legal in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The automobile, ethanol and small engine manufacturing industries are opposing an effort that will make the sale of 85 octane gasoline legal in South Dakota. Most modern vehicle engines require a minimum octane level of 87. Auto Alliance spokesman Dan Gage tells the Argus Leader that running lower-quality fuels...
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SD Judge says Democratic Candidate is on Ballot

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota judge has ruled that a Democratic candidate for the state Senate can be placed on the November ballot even though his nominating petition was technically flawed. The state’s chief election officer, Secretary of State Jason Gant, had rejected the nominating petition filed by Charles Johnson of Madison...
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