Stanley County Courtroom

New Resentencing Date Set for Man Charged in Killing of Pierre Cab Driver in 1996

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Stanley County Clerk of Courts Office says a new re-sentencing hearing has been set for a man linked to the 1996 killing of a Pierre cab driver.  Paul Dean Jensen Jr. was 14 when Michael Hare was killed near Fort Pierre.   Jensen was given a sentence of...
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South Dakota State Historical Society

SDSHS Announces 7 Properties Added to National Register of Historic Places

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota State Historical Society says seven South Dakota properties have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.  Listed properties include two ranches, a Murdo bank building, three historic homes and nine concrete tepees constructed along Interstates 90 and 29.  The National Register is the official...
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Opponents Push Back Against Transportation Funding Taxes

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Members of the oil and gas industry are contesting the size and longevity of tax increases included in a roughly $50 million proposal to fund roads and bridges. The House State Affairs Committee on Wednesday reviewed a measure similar to Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s plan, which raises transportation funding through increases...
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No Spring Canada Goose Program in South Dakota This Year

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s Game, Fish and Parks department will not implement a spring Canada goose reduction program this year because it hasn’t been effective in the past. The experimental program in place the last two years involved authorized volunteers killing resident Canada geese during April through a U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
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