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States Attorney Comments on Hirsch Sentencing

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Hughes County’s States Attorney says she is pleased with the sentence given yesterday by a judge to a Blunt woman who pled guilty to First Degree Manslaughter. 49-year-old Connie Hirsch was sentenced to 35 years in prison with credit for two years she has been jailed since the May...
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PFD Responds to Small Fire In Vehicle Engine Compartment This AM

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Volunteer Fire Department spent about 15 minutes at the scene of a small fire in the engine compartment of a vehicle this morning. Deputy Fire Chief Ian Paul says a person had just parked the vehicle they were driving in the parking lot near the SDEA building...
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Ribbon Cutting Held for Boys and Girls Club’s New Graduation Center

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A ribbon cutting ceremony was held yesterday at the Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area-during which the club officially opened its new Graduation Center. Academic success is one of the priorities the club helps its members strive for. Goals of the club are to get youngsters to...
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School Board Member in South Dakota Charged

KADOKA, S.D. (AP) – A school board member and rodeo club adviser in Kadoka is accused of allowing five boys to drink beer during a work day in April at the rodeo grounds in the southwest South Dakota town. Forty-six-year-old Dale Christensen is due in court May 30 on five misdemeanor counts that each...
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