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Former Walworth County State’s Attorney Charged with Rape Held on No Bond

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man who formerly served as State’s Attorney in Walworth County is being held on no bond on three counts of Rape. On Wednesday, South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley, U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson and Hughes County State’s Attorney Wendy Kloeppner announced in a joint press release that 34-year-old...
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Keys to Home

Three New SD Communities Added to Dakota Resources Home Address Rural Housing Program

UNDATED – (DRG News) Three South Dakota communities have been added as new sites in the Dakota Resources Home Address rural housing program.  Mobridge, DeSmet and Lemmon have been named for the 2014-2015 cycle, joining the Martin/Lacreek District, Miller, Faulkton and Wagner. Home Address Program Manager and Coach Mike Knutson says in a release...
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Cultural Heritage Center

Pen Used to Make South Dakota a State on Display

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The pen that President Benjamin Harrison used to sign proclamations to create the states of South Dakota and North Dakota is on display in Pierre. The state says after the Nov. 2, 1889, signing, the pen was given to a land agent and eventually handed down to the sister of...
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Department of Veterans Affairs

SD Delegation Attempts to Halt VA Hospital Closure

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s congressional delegation is inviting the new Veterans Affairs secretary to the state. The invitation to Robert McDonald is intended to prevent the closure of Veterans Affairs medical facilities in the western part of the state. Sens. Tim Johnson, John Thune and Rep. Kristi Noem say they want...
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