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SDSU Extension Forester Says SD Should Prepare for Emerald Ash Borer

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An insect that is said to be slowly moving its way across the country-killing ash trees-was the topic of discussion at a meeting this week in Pierre. SDSU Extension Forester, Dr. John Ball, spoke about the Emerald Ash Borer on Wednesday. The pest has been responsible for the loss...
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Pierre Woman Sentenced for Making False Statements to a Federal Agency

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre woman was sentenced this week in federal court for Making False Statements to a Federal Agency. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 20-year-old Kelsey Howe was given a sentence of two months in custody, one year of supervised release and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime...
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Man Found Hanging at Jail Passes Away at Sioux Falls Hospital

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Hughes County Sheriff’s Office says it received word yesterday that a Fort Pierre man, who was found hanging in his cell at the Hughes County Jail, has died. Sheriff Mike Leidholt says 27-year-old Flint Dahl passed away Thursday morning at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls. In a...
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Governor’s Mansion Tours to Resume

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Governor’s Mansion will once again be the location for free weekly tours in the months of June, July and August.  The fourth season of the free weekly tours starts next month.  First Lady Linda Daugaard says she and the Governor are pleased to again open the home to...
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