Johnson Names Local Family as 2014 Angels in Adoption Nominee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (DRG News) A Pierre family has been named as a 2014 “Angels in Adoption” nominee. U.S. Senator Tim Johnson announced yesterday that he has chosen Denette and David Becker for the Angels in Adoption program. The family is being honored for their commitment to the wellbeing of orphan children. The Becker’s...
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Floating Horses The Life of Casey Tibbs Film Poster

Casey Tibbs Documentary Coming Together-Should be Released in Late 2015

UNDATED – (DRG News) A Colorado man continues his work on a documentary film on the life of Stanley County native and well known bronc rider-Casey Tibbs. Justin Koehler, who grew up on a Haakon County ranch, announced the effort last year and since then, has been raising money for the project. He has...
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Pierre PD Checking Into Theft of Pickup

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department is investigating a stolen vehicle case. Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says a Presho construction company working in Pierre reported that one of the company vehicles had been taken. The 1995 Chevrolet pickup was later found parked in the 1600 block of East Dakota Avenue....
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Former Economic Development Head Was to be Charged

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s attorney general says he was ready to file charges and seek an indictment against the state’s former economic development director days before the man committed suicide last fall. Marty Jackley briefed lawmakers Tuesday on his investigation into potential financial misconduct at the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. That...
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