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ND Tops in Nation in Funding Tobacco Programs

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A coalition of public health organizations says North Dakota is tops in the nation in funding programs to prevent children from smoking and to help smokers quit. South Dakota isn’t far from the top. The report says North Dakota spends $9.5 million each year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs,...
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Appeals Court Reverses Sexual Abuse Conviction

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Court of Appeals has reversed the conviction of an Eagle Butte man sentenced to nearly 11 years in prison for sexual abuse because jury instructions were incomplete. Jerry Matthew Chasing Hawk was indicted by a federal grand jury in 2011 and found guilty for the August 2009...
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Jim Thompson at Chamber Ag Banquet December 7, 2013

Chamber Ag Banquet Speaker Talks About Response to October Blizzard-Announces 2015 Retirement

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A long-time rancher-themed radio broadcaster addressed attendees Saturday at the annual Chamber Ag Banquet in Pierre.  Jim Thompson was the guest speaker and entertained those at the weekend gathering at the Ramkota.  Thompson, who broadcasts a weekday program from studios in Spearfish, is a long-time rodeo announcer and is...
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Water Main Break Impacting City of McIntosh

McINTOSH, S.D. – (DRG News) Residents in the City of McIntosh have been impacted by a water main break that occurred on Sunday.  The issue has resulted in the closure of school for McIntosh and the Corson County Courthouse is closed today too.  Some businesses have remained open while crews have been working to...
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