A view of a portion of the crowd at Friday's meeting; as the group listens to attorney Seth Wright speak.

Cracker Barrel Held on Saturday in Mobridge

MOBRIDGE, SD- (DRG News) Members of the South Dakota House of Representatives Michele Harrison and Justin Cronin, and well as South Dakota State Senator Corey Brown were in Mobridge on Saturday, February 28th for a Cracker Barrel held at the Mobridge Pizza Ranch. About 50 people from surrounding counties were present to ask questions...
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Man Sentenced to Probation, Fined for Killing Turkey Vulture

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An Ohio man has been sentenced for committing a federal wildlife crime while acting as a hunting guide in South Dakota. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 59-year-old Randy Miller shot and killed a turkey vulture on a U.S. Forest Service trail while guiding hunters in May 2013. Turkey vultures are...
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Jandreau Dismisses Allegations in Human Rights Watch Report

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Lower Brule Sioux Tribe Chairman Michael Jandreau is pushing back against allegations from a nonprofit group that leaders on the reservation misdirected millions of dollars in federal funding. Shortly after speaking at an event at the state Capitol on Thursday, Jandreau denied any wrongdoing related to the Human Rights Watch...
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Lawmakers Take Up Municipal Sales Taxes and Autism Coverage

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Lawmakers plan to consider this week measures on municipal sales taxes, insurance coverage for Autism Spectrum Disorder therapy and athletics policy for transgender students. A measure to allow municipalities to collect up to an additional 1 percent sales tax for capital expenditures is set to be heard Friday in the...
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