Pierre Police Arrested a Pierre Man After a Sunday Fight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man had to be tased on Sunday after he reportedly become combative with Pierre Police. Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were dispatched to a location in the 400 block of East Missouri on Sunday night about 8:45 p.m. to the report of a fight in...
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Some Parts of South Dakota Need Moisture

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A lack of moisture is causing concern in some parts of South Dakota after another week of warm, windy weather. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop and weather report that topsoil moisture overall still is rated 81 percent adequate to surplus, and subsoil moisture is rated 79...
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SD, Other States Seek Review of Execution Drug

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley has joined colleagues in 14 other states in asking U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to review federal policy on a drug used in carrying out death sentences. The letter sent by the attorneys general says recent federal policy could impair the ability of the...
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American Indian Nursing Focus of 2-Day Conference

FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) – A two-day conference on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation is focusing on the future of American Indian nursing. North Dakota State University is sponsoring the conference Tuesday and Wednesday in Fort Yates. Nursing professor Loretta Heuer says it’s the first of its kind. She says it will start the...
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