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Sheriff Talks About Incident at Oahe Dam Intake Structure

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Hughes County Sheriff’s Office issued a statement yesterday regarding an incident that occurred Thursday morning at Oahe Dam.  Sheriff Mike Leidholt said that authorities were told about 11:20 a.m. yesterday that a body was spotted at the intake structure of the Oahe Dam.  Deputies responded and found an...
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Scales of Justice and Judge's Gavel

Selby Man Indicted in Both State & Federal Court on Child Sex Offense Charges

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The former prosecutor for Walworth County was indicted Wednesday by a Hughes County Grand Jury for the rape of a child. Attorney General Marty Jackley and Hughes County State’s Attorney Wendy Kloeppner announced yesterday that 34-year-old Christopher Robert Jansen of Selby was indicted on six counts of 1st Degree...
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Oahe Downstream Gun Range August 13, 2014

New Oahe Downstream Shooting Complex Near Oahe Dam Nearing Completion

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Gun enthusiasts will be pleased to see the final product-once work is complete on the new Oahe Downstream Shooting Complex near Oahe Dam.  That’s the assessment of officials with South Dakota’s Game, Fish and Parks Department.  The new range replaces a previous shooting facility that was constructed more...
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Cowboy Boot and Spur in Stirrup

Dakota Western Heritage Festival Organizers Ready for September Gathering

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) With just a month left before the annual Dakota Western Heritage Festival takes place, organizers indicate that this year’s event will bring some great entertainers, exhibitors and demonstrations.  Gary Heintz co-organizes the event with Carmen Cowan Woodward.  The September 12-14 event will be centered at the Expo Center...
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