New Part Time Magistrate Judge Appointed in Fourth Judicial Circuit

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A new part-time magistrate judge has been appointed for the Fourth Judicial Circuit in South Dakota.  The South Dakota Supreme Court has approved the appointment of Francy Foral as the new part-time magistrate judge for the district.  Foral received her undergraduate degree in psychology and administrative of justice from...
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House Panel Passes Plan Authorizing New Games for Deadwood

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state House committee has passed a measure that would authorize three new voter-approved games in Deadwood. The House State Affairs Committee on Wednesday voted 10-3 to approve the proposal to allow keno, craps and roulette in the historic mining town. The measure has already passed through the Senate and...
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Panel Defeats Plan to Allow Concealed Carry Without Permit

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state Senate panel has defeated a proposal that would allow people in South Dakota to carry a concealed pistol without a permit. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 5-1 on Tuesday against the measure, which would have removed the requirement for a concealed pistol permit from state law. Openly carrying...
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Senate Kills Bill Allowing Sergeants-at-Arms to Carry Guns

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota state Senate has voted to kill a bill allowing sergeants-at-arms to carry concealed weapons in the state Capitol. The Senate voted 34-1 on Tuesday to table the bill. Republican Sen. Brock Greenfield had been pushing for the bill. Greenfield said Tuesday he requested the bill be tabled...
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