Polls are Open-One Change in Polling Location in Pierre

UNDATED – (DRG News) Polls are open for today’s Primary Election. In Pierre, Hughes County Finance Officer Shellie Baumgart says voters who usually cast their ballots at the auditorium will have to vote at a different location. The auditorium was closed by the city because of structural issues. Baumgart says voters in that precinct...
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Voting Underway in South Dakota Primary Election

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakotans are choosing a Democratic nominee for the U.S. House today. They’re also deciding 30 primary contests for the South Dakota Legislature. Polling places opened at 7 a.m. local time Tuesday. They’ll be closing at 7 p.m. local time. U.S. House Democratic candidates Matt Varilek and Jeff Barth...
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American State Bank Announces New Ownership

(From American State Bank) American State Bank of Pierre is officially under new ownership of Leackco Bank Holding Company as of today. Jack Steele of Leackco Bank Holding Company stated, “Our family has been banking in South Dakota for nearly 70 years stretching over three generations. American State Bank has a great reputation as...
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Iowa Man Gets Life for Stabbing Death of Wife

ALLISON, Iowa (AP) – A 40-year-old man has been given a life sentence for stabbing his wife to death at their home in northern Iowa. Thomas Petersen, of Greene, had been convicted in April of killing his 36-year-old wife, Judy. Petersen was sentenced on Monday. Prosecutors say Greene inflicted more than 120 wounds on...
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