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SD Board Proposes Smaller Rise in Livestock Fee

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state Brand Board has cut back on its plans to raise livestock inspection fees in western South Dakota. The board wants to increase the fee by 10 cents a head. In March, the board pushed a 20-cent increase. It withdrew the proposal at the request of Gov. Dennis Daugaard....
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Another Traffic Pattern Change Announced as Part of Causeway Reconstruction Work

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Pierre and Corps of Engineers have worked together to make some adjustments to traffic patterns to accommodate trucks hauling materials to the Causeway reconstruction project. Officials have closed a left turning lane that is usually used for motorists heading north on Poplar Avenue to turn to...
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Two Men Plead Guilty to Charges in November Shooting Near Onida

ONIDA, S.D. – (DRG News) Two South African foreign nationals charged in a November shooting south of Onida entered a change of plea Monday after reaching an agreement in the case with prosecutors. 20-year-old Zane Van Der Merwe and 31-year-old Stephan Van Der Berg both pled guilty to attempted aggravated assault yesterday at the...
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5 Juveniles arrested after crime spree in Walworth County

Mobridge, S.D. –  (DRGNews) 5 Juveniles have been apprehended after an armed crime spree in Walworth County. Walworth County Sheriff Duane Mohr said that he received a call just before 4am that Shorty’s One Stop in Selby had been held up by gun point. With the help of the Potter County Sheriffs office, a...
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