Rick Weiland January 31, 2014 (KGFX Photo)

Rick Weiland Returns with New Nonpartisan Political Group

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Former Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland is starting a South Dakota-based political organization dedicated to removing special interest influence in government. Weiland and retired Democratic Sen. Tim Johnson’s former chief of staff, Drey Samuelson, will formally announce an advocacy group and political action committee Thursday under the umbrella of...
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Trial Dates Set for Father and Son Charged For January Shooting and Standoff

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A father and son charged as the result of a standoff which occurred after a Highway Patrol trooper was wounded in a shooting will be tried together in June on their respective charges.  Donald London and his father, Michael London both face various charges for the January incident near...
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SDDC to Hold Ribbon Cutting and Open House for First Exhibit in “Discovery Town”

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The first phase of the South Dakota Discovery Center’s new Discovery Town exhibit will open on Friday.  An exhibit ribbon cutting and open house will be held Friday morning for the recently completed “Paws and Claws” Vet Clinic-one of the pretend businesses that is contained in Discovery Town. The...
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Another Local Citizen Reports Call by Scammer Pretending to be IRS Agent

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Stanley County Sheriff’s Office was contacted yesterday by a citizen who received a call from a scammer who claimed to be from the Internal Revenue Service.   Stanley County Chief Deputy Sheriff Greg Swanson says the call was like many that have been reported-as scammers claiming to be...
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