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Local Graduations Taking Place This Weekend

PIERRE/FORT PIERRE SD - This Sunday May 21st graduation will take place for the Stanley County Seniors at 12pm in the Parkview gym at Fort Pierre and TF Riggs will hold their graduation 2pm – 3pm at the Riggs High School gym in Pierre. Sully Buttes graduation ceremony will be at the high school...
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Belle Fourche Woman Arrested for Robbing Spearfish Bank

SPEARFISH, S.D. – Authorities in Spearfish have arrested a suspect in connection with the robbery of a bank Thursday afternoon. In a press release, police say  22-year-old Kaycee Jade Teppo of Belle Fourche was arrested on charges  of 1st Degree Robbery and Grand Theft. Through the investigation of this case, it was determined that...
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Sheriff Not Allowed to Use Drug Dog, County Fears Expenses

ONIDA, S.D. (AP) – Elected officials in a South Dakota county are at odds after the local sheriff was told he couldn’t use a drug-sniffing dog because the resulting arrests would prove too costly. The highly trained dog, named Reggie, has created a stir in Sully County, a sprawling but sparsely populated area in...
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Stanley County Elementary May Little Buff Awards Named

FORT PIERRE SD – The Elementary School has named the May Little Buff Awards. Thank you to Schilling Construction for the community sponsorship.  They greatly appreciate community support of this program.   Little Buff awards are selected based on character. (Courtesy Photo Stanley County Schools) Pictured back row, l-r:  Jaycie Foley grade 5, Morgan Hoffman...
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Historical Society’s new Laura Ingalls Wilder book now available

PIERRE, S.D.—“Pioneer Girl Perspectives: Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder” is now available from the South Dakota State Historical Society. Edited by Nancy Tystad Koupal, the book gives fresh insight into Wilder’s success as the author of the Little House series. Featuring 10 contributors from across North America, the book is the latest from the Pioneer...
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Law Enforcement Introduces Anonymous Texting Program to Combat Illegal Drug Use

PIERRE, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley, Sanford Health, South Dakota Sheriff’s Association, South Dakota Police Chiefs’ Association and the South Dakota Department of Public Safety announce the rollout of Project Stand Up- a statewide anonymous texting program that allows citizens to standup to drug crimes in their communities. “As our nation faces a...
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Virtual Weigh-in-Motion Detection Project at Blunt Junction

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work will begin on Monday, May 22, to install a new weigh-in-motion detection system at the junction of highways 83 and 14, also known as the “Blunt Junction” northeast of Pierre. Concrete panels will be removed and replaced on the west leg of the...
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Stanley County School Student Council Held Drive for Paws Animal Rescue

FORT PIERRE SD – The Stanley County School Student Council sponsored a collection drive for Paws Animal Rescue.  Grades 4 and 5 challenged each other to bring in the most donations.  Ms. Beeghly’s class won by the barest of margins.  The total weight of the supplies gathered was about 250 pounds.  Students were treated...
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Fort Thompson Woman Sentenced for Assaulting Federal Officer

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A Fort Thompson woman has been sentenced to four months in custody for assaulting a federal officer. Authorities say 31-year-old Megan Azure struck a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer in the face with her head while in the Lower Brule jail on tribal charges in March 2015. U.S. Attorney Randolph...
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Kiwanis-Delta Dental Tournament To Benefit Area Youth June 8th: Teams Needed

PIERRE SD – An upcoming tournament will benefit area youth activities and provide golfers with an opportunity to win a 2017 Harley Davidson.   The 4th Annual Kiwanis-Delta Dental Children Matter Golf Tournament will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 8, at Hillsview Golf Course in Pierre. Organizers say registration for the four-person scramble...
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