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Brendan Johnson Announces Departure from U.S. Attorney’s Office

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s federal prosecutor announced yesterday that he will step down next month as U.S. Attorney for the District of South Dakota.  Brendan Johnson is among the longest serving U.S. Attorneys in the history of South Dakota and told reporters gathered yesterday that he will leave the office...
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Thorstenson Discusses Mobridge Rodeo Association’s Fundraising Event

MOBRIDGE, SD- (DRG News) Earlier today, Dakota Radio Group talked to Pat Thorstenson about a fund raising event that will be held on Friday for the Mobridge Rodeo Association. He talked about where the event will be and what time it will start.   He also talked about how the funds raised will help...
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Panel Passes Parental Consent Requirement for Minor Tanning

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A legislative committee has approved a proposal that would require parental consent for minors to use indoor tanning beds at salons. The House Health and Human Services Committee voted 8-5 on Thursday for the plan, which originally would have banned minors from using a tanning facility at all. Republican Rep....
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College Students to Urge Against Concealed Weapons on Campus

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota college students plan to lobby lawmakers ahead of a potential state House vote on a measure that would allow people 21 years or older to carry a concealed weapon on the six public university’s campuses. South Dakota Student Federation Executive Director Jess Peterson said a group of students...
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