Shantel Krebs

Krebs Seeking Nomination for SD Secretary of State

RENNER, S.D. (AP) – State Sen. Shantel Krebs is running for secretary of state in South Dakota. Krebs told attendees at the Lincoln County Lincoln-Reagan Day dinner Saturday night that she would be seeking the Republican nomination for the office in 2014. Krebs says she plans to make voting rights a top priority. She...
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SD Lottery Results from September 21, 2013

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – These South Dakota lotteries were drawn Saturday: Dakota Cash 09-11-12-16-17 Estimated jackpot: $121,000 Hot Lotto 20-21-39-41-45, Hot Ball: 9 Estimated jackpot: $1.65 million Mega Millions Estimated jackpot: $160 million Powerball 12-17-45-54-58, Powerball: 13 Estimated jackpot: $40 million Wild Card 02-05-11-25-33, Wild Card: KS Estimated jackpot: $265,000
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Parents of Woman Killed in Accident Along with Pierre Man Calling For Tougher SD DUI Laws

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The parents of a woman killed in crash near Pickstown are calling for tougher drunken driving laws in South Dakota. Twenty-nine-year-old Ronald Fischer Jr., of Lake Andes, was allegedly driving drunk on July 8 in the Pickstown area when he failed to stop at a stop sign. Authorities say his...
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Missing SD Inmate Arrested in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A state prison inmate who failed to return to a work release center in Sioux Falls is back in custody. Authorities say 33-year-old Jovan Prince was arrested by Minnehaha County Sheriff’s deputies at about 8:15 a.m. Saturday in Sioux Falls. Officials say Prince was due to return to the...
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Judge Rules in South Dakota Voting-Rights Lawsuit

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal judge has ruled that 25 Native Americans will not have to pay court costs related to their voting-rights lawsuit in South Dakota. U.S. District Court Judge Karen Schreier dismissed a lawsuit last month that sought to ensure that residents of part of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation...
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President Signs Minuteman Law for Visitor Center

INTERIOR, S.D. (AP) – President Barack Obama has signed into law legislation that clears the way for a new visitor center at the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site at Interior. The new 7,300-square-foot center will house displays, a theater, retail space and the park’s administrative offices. It’s scheduled to open in November 2014. The...
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Tribal Relations Secretary Talks About Work to Start Tribal Parole Pilot Project

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Secretary of the South Dakota Department of Tribal Relations says work continues to develop one of the provisions of South Dakota’s Criminal Justice System Reform effort.  SB 70 was passed by the legislature and signed by Governor Dennis Daugaard earlier this year.  The main purpose of the legislation...
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Funds Raised Through Annual Livestock Sale Saturday to Benefit Fort Pierre’s CYI Center

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Tomorrow brings an annual sale at one Fort Pierre business, but the event also doubles as a fundraiser for a local gathering place.  Fort Pierre Livestock will hold its 2013 Horse Sale tomorrow and funds gathered through commissions and through the sale of food in the cafe will...
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EOTP Members and Others to Take Part in Annual “Walk the Narrows” Event Near Lower Brule Sunday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Encounters on the Prairie-Central South Dakota Chapter of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation will hold its annual “Walk the Narrows” event this weekend.  Calling it “LaGrand Detour”, group members and interested citizens will be driving in a caravan to a location where Lewis and Clark stopped...
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White River Man Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A White River man has entered a guilty plea in federal court to a charge of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.  U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says in a press release that 23-year-old Theodore Larvie appeared in court on Monday before U.S. District Judge Roberto Lange and entered the plea...
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