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Grand Jury Indicts Suspect in Fatal SD Crash That Killed U.S. Fish and Wildlife Researchers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man accused of driving under the influence and killing two federal wildlife researchers has been indicted on manslaughter, vehicular homicide, and alcohol- and drug-related charges. State Attorney General Marty Jackley and Charles Mix County State’s Attorney Thomas Deadrick announced the grand jury indictment against 29-year-old Ronald Fischer...
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Winning Tickets for $448M August 7, 2013 Powerball in NJ, Minn.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – At least three people in two states will split the $448 million Powerball jackpot. Lottery officials say two winning tickets were sold in New Jersey and one was sold in Minnesota. Minnesota lottery officials say that state’s winning Powerball jackpot ticket was sold in Anoka County. New Jersey lottery...
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Investment Company: Quick Beef Plant Sale Needed

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – An investment company that loaned a troubled South Dakota beef plant $35 million last September says Northern Beef Packers has no cash and a quick sale is needed to preserve the value of the state-of-the-art facility. The plant filed for protection under Chapter 11 last month. The bankruptcy court...
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Former DM&E President to Join Regents Board

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is appointing former Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroad president Kevin Schieffer to the South Dakota Board of Regents. Schieffer left DM&E in 2008 after Canadian Pacific Railway bought the company following 12 years at its helm. He also served as U.S. Attorney for South Dakota from 1991...
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