Mobridge Police Chief Retires

Mobridge, SD – (DRG News) The Mobridge City Council meeting on Monday was filled with emotion as Mobridge Police Chief Mike Nehls announced his retirement. Nehls has served as Mobridge’s Police Chief for the past 8 years and has been in law enforcement for the past 30 years. In his tearful speech he said,...
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Judge and Gavel

Pierre Man Changes Plea to Assault Charge

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man pled guilty to Aggravated Assault-for an incident that occurred in January when a woman was hit in the head with a shovel. 40-year-old Orville Whiteeyes, Jr. changed his plea in court yesterday and admitted his guilt to the assault charge. He had pled not guilty in...
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Handcuffs and Key

Wyoming Woman Sentenced for DUI-1st and Aggravated Eluding

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Wyoming woman was given a two year prison sentence Tuesday for her guilty plea to DUI-1st and Aggravated Eluding. In February, 48-year-old Tessa Sandoval admitted her guilt to two of the charges she faced from a November incident in Pierre. Reckless Driving and Contributing to the Abuse and...
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Flooding at Farm Island in 2011

Corps of Engineers Explains Missouri River Plan

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials say the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must consider changes in how it manages the Missouri River to reduce the chances of a repeat of last year’s extensive flooding. During a public meeting in Pierre on Tuesday, state officials asked the corps to keep in mind that...
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