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Pierre Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement & Forgery for Theft from FPDC

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre woman pleaded guilty to embezzlement and forgery this morning in a Fort Pierre courtroom.  Joni Boub was initially charged in Stanley County Court for writing more than 40 forged checks while she was employed as office manager with the Fort Pierre Development Corporation.  As part of...
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House Approves Plan to Audit Candidate Nominating Petitions

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The House has approved a measure allowing the Secretary of State’s office to audit a random sample of voter signatures from statewide candidates’ petitions to get on the ballot. The House voted 68-0 to send the measure to Gov. Dennis Daugaard. Rep. Jim Bolin says the revisions were inspired by...
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SD House Votes to Send Juvenile Justice Overhaul to Governor

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state House 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 60-7 Tuesday to send the measure to Gov. Dennis Daugaard for his signature. House Majority Leader...
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Senate Fails to Take Up Transgender Athletes Policy Measure

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The full South Dakota Senate opted not to take up a proposal that would void a High School Activities Association policy on transgender student participation in sports. Senators rejected an attempt Tuesday to put up for discussion the bill that was rejected in committee. The association’s policy was adopted in...
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