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Feds Begins 2nd Round of Land Buy-Back Program on Rosebud

ROSEBUD, S.D. (AP) – The federal government says it has sent offers to more than 11,000 landowners who own parcels on the Rosebud Indian Reservation as part its effort to help tribal governments consolidate land. Deputy Secretary Mike Conner says more than $34 million in purchase offers have been sent to landowners with fractional...
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Civil Trial Begins in Rapid City in Surgery Scar Lawsuit

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A civil trial is underway in a case in which a man alleges Rapid City Regional Hospital workers intentionally carved the letters “KKK” into his abdomen during heart surgery. Seventy-one-year-old Vernon Traversie, of Eagle Butte, is suing in federal court for alleged violations of civil rights, battery and intentional...
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Equipment Carried on a Semi Trailer Damaged Monday in Collision with Train Bridge

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Equipment being hauled on the back of a flatbed trailer was damaged yesterday when it hit the train bridge in central Pierre.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says authorities were dispatched to the report of an accident at the bridge yesterday about 2:00 pm.  Blemaster says officials were told...
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Think and Drive-Stay Alive 2015 to be Aired This Morning from Riggs Theater

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This morning brings the Dakota Radio Group’s annual presentation of Think and Drive-Stay Alive 2015. Once again, we have a handful of guests-and they have important messages to pass along based on their experience with motor vehicle accidents. Our first guest will be Trooper Khrista Nelson of the South...
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