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Central South Dakota Youth Goose Hunt

PIERRE, S.D. – (SD State News) The 24th annual Central South Dakota Youth Goose Hunt will be held in Pierre Jan. 3-5. The hunt, which is free to youth hunters ages 12-15, will begin at the Pierre Ramkota at 7 p.m. on Friday night with a mandatory information meeting. Hunters will be assigned their...
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Pierre Teen Accused in Killing Can Get Out of Jail

 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A Pierre teen accused of killing a classmate will be released from jail.  Judge John Brown granted a defense request Monday to release 17-year-old Braiden McCahren on bond.  Authorities say 10 percent of the $250,000 bond already has been posted, so he could get out of jail Monday.  McCahren pleaded...
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Last-Minute Insurance Shoppers Given Grace Period

 CHICAGO (AP) – Monday’s deadline for signing up for insurance under the new health care law has effectively been extended through Tuesday in case of heavy demand on the government website.  Julie Bataille, a spokeswoman for the federal agency overseeing the Obama administration’s health overhaul, says the grace period is being offered to accommodate...
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Wildlife Photographer Talks About Trip to Mongolia

 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota wildlife photographer says his latest assignment for National Geographic took him to southern Mongolia to capture images of an elusive bear.  The magazine will publish Joe Riis’ first full feature next year. Riis photographed the Gobi bear, as well as the researchers trying to follow the movement...
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Eagle Butte Man Sentenced For Assault With A Dangerous Weapon And Assault Resulting In Serious Bodily Injury

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — (USDOJ) United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man convicted of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury was sentenced on December 19, 2013, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.Martin Garreau, age 19, was sentenced to 48 months...
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Eagle Butte Man Sentenced For Aggravated Sexual Abuse Of A Child

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — (USDOJ) United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man convicted of Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child was sentenced on December 17, 2013, by U.S. District Court Judge Roberto A. Lange. Chad Two Hearts, age 40, was sentenced to 27 years in custody, 5...
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Syphilis Cases Climb In Corson County

PIERRE, S.D. – (SD State News) Syphilis cases are at a 40-year high in South Dakota, with 44 cases reported so far this year in 10 counties across the state. According to the state health department, that includes 12 cases in Corson County. Syphilis is a bacterial infection that is spread by sexual contact...
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Pierre and Belle Fourche Teachers Get Obama Award

WASHINGTON (AP) – Two South Dakota teachers are among 102 to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Erin Marsh teaches math in Pierre, S.D., and Ann Anderson is a science teacher from Belle Fourche, S.D. Winners get a $10,000 award from the National Science Foundation to be used at...
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Bring it Home Committee Looking for Info on Fencing Located Near Pierre’s Old Train Depot

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Members of the Fort Pierre Depot’s Bring it Home Committee are asking for the public’s assistance in learning more about fencing that surrounded the old train depot that once served Pierre.  The building, which was located along the tracks in the area of the train viaduct, was torn...
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First National Bank Offers Donation for Fort Pierre Depot Project

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Fort Pierre business offered a donation yesterday to the Bring it Home Committee-a group that has worked to return Fort Pierre’s train depot to the community.  The depot was moved from Fort Pierre to a Mud Butte ranch in the 1960′s after serving the community for more...
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