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Dems Release Documents on EB-5 Visa Program

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Documents show a businessman who led South Dakota’s involvement in a controversial investment-for-green-card program still worked for the state when a deal was signed with his company to manage investments. The Argus Leader reports that the agreement was distributed by the South Dakota Democratic Party on Monday. Documents show...
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Jury Convicts Man Charged With Assaulting Officer

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A jury has convicted a South Dakota man accused of fighting with a police officer. Twenty-one-year-old Justin Janis, of Interior, was charged with assault on a federal officer. He faces a maximum penalty of eight years in prison. The incident happened last November. Authorities say Janis stuck and Oglala...
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Man Arrested for Assault and Intentional Damage to Property

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre Police arrested a man over the weekend after being called to the report that someone was trying to kick in a door to enter a residence.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were dispatched to a motel in the 600 block of North Euclid on Friday evening...
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Step Forward to Prevent Suicide Walk Run September 6, 2014

Saturday’s Step Forward to Prevent Suicide Walk/Run Draws Good Crowd

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A good crowd came out Saturday to support the annual Step Forward to Prevent Suicide Walk/Run to Pierre. The event is put together by Avera St. Mary’s Foundation and Saturday was the third year for it. The foundation’s Julie Moore says she was happy to see the number of...
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