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South Dakota Senate Passes Juvenile Justice Overhaul

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Senate has approved a proposal that attempts to shift juvenile offenders toward community-based services and significantly decrease the number committed to the care of the state Department of Corrections. The chamber voted unanimously Monday to send the measure to the state House, where it will be heard...
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South Dakota Fishing, Hunting Licenses Expire Saturday

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Licenses allowing people to hunt and fish in South Dakota expire Saturday. Fishing, small game, furbearer, predator/varmint and combination licenses will no longer be valid starting Feb. 1. Officials with the state’s Game, Fish and Parks Department say new permits can be purchased online and at local authorized license dealers....
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Scales of Justice and Judge's Gavel

Suspects in Standoff That Wounded Trooper in SD Indicted

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A grand jury has indicted a father and son on charges stemming from a standoff near Kimball in which a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper suffered gunshot wounds and another was fired upon. South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says 42-year-old Donald London was indicted on two counts of attempted...
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Controlled Burn Planned Near Mickelson Pond Today-Weather Permitting

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Local agencies will make a final decision shortly as to whether or not to conduct a controlled burn near Mickelson Pond in Pierre today.  The controlled burn is planned for near the pond on the north side of Fourth Street-weather permitting.  The planned burn-off is part of a continued...
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