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Man Accused of Killing Girlfriend Acquitted

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A jury in Pennington County has acquitted a man accused of killing his girlfriend. Brian Duncan walked out of the courthouse Wednesday night as a free man after spending the last 14 months in jail. He had been charged with second-degree murder, which carries a possible sentence of life...
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Statement from Division of Banking on Cash N Go Pawn

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Division of Banking issued the following statement regarding its investigation of Cash N Go Pawn in Rapid City and Sioux Falls. The company was making pawn loans using payroll deductions/wage assignments in addition to traditional pawn loans based upon items of personal property left with the company. Director...
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South Dakota’s High Court Rejects Law Aimed at E-Retail

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s Supreme Court has rejected a state law aimed at collecting sales taxes from out-of-state retailers. It’s a defeat the state wanted. South Dakota is hoping to get the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider precedent that retailers can’t be required to collect sales taxes in states where they have...
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Floating Horses – The Life of Casey Tibbs” Documentary will Debut in Fort Pierre/Pierre area September 14th

FORT PIERRE SD  – “Floating Horses – The Life of Casey Tibbs” documentary will debut in Casey Tibbs hometown area tonight, September 14, 2017 at the Riggs High School Theater in Pierre. This is the new 2017 documentary about Casey Tibbs personal and professional life produced by South Dakota Native Justin Koehler. Showings will...
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Street Striping Project Begins Next Week In Pierre

PIERRE SD – On Monday, Sept. 18, the City of Pierre will begin striping major intersections and several stretches of road throughout the community. The striping process includes marking driving lanes, turning lanes, bike lanes and cross walks. All impacted streets and intersections will remain open during the marking process, however, the motoring public...
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Gov. Daugaard Orders State Capitol Flags At Half-Staff For Former Rep. Oscar Huber

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is ordering flags to fly half-staff at the State Capitol on Thursday, Sept. 14, to honor the life of former state Rep. Oscar Huber. Huber, of Bowdle, represented his district in the South Dakota House of Representatives from 1961 to 1972. Huber was 100 years old and passed...
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Custer State Park to Host Annual Buffalo Roundup and Arts Festival Sept 28th -29th 2017

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) will host the 52nd annual Buffalo Roundup and 24th annual Arts Festival in Custer State Park later this month. The Buffalo Roundup begins at 9:30 a.m. MDT on Friday, Sept. 29. The Arts Festival will run from Thursday, Sept. 28, through...
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2017 Governor’s Awards Ceremony Scheduled

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will recognize individuals and employers for their contributions to the rehabilitation and employment of South Dakotans with disabilities at the 2017 Governor’s Awards ceremony on Oct. 3. The event will be held the Ramkota Hotel ballroom located at 920 W. Sioux Ave. in Pierre starting at 12:30p.m. CDT....
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State Emergency Management Director Appointed to FEMA Advisory Council

PIERRE, S.D. – Tina Titze, director of South Dakota’s Office of Emergency Management, has been appointed to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Advisory Council (NAC). The council is an advisory committee established by federal law to ensure that there is effective and ongoing coordination of federal emergency management activities. The NAC provides...
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Stanley County Homecoming Royalty 2017

FORT PIERRE SD – The 2017 Stanley County High School Homecoming Royalty was selected. TJ Drageset was chosen as queen and Adam Brown was selected as king. The two will preside over homecoming festivities September 11-15. The royal court includes Maria Cota, Jennifer Sweetman, Cale Meiners and Ryan Habeck along with crown bearers Hennessy...
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