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Pierre-Fort Pierre Exchange Club Organizing Flag Displays for Presidents’ Day Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Old Glory is flying throughout the Pierre/Fort Pierre area today, as part of Presidents’ Day.  The Pierre-Fort Pierre Exchange Club is displaying the U.S. and South Dakota flags across the Missouri River Bridge in observance of the holiday.  American Bank and Trust is sponsoring the display today.  In addition,...
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Eagle Butte Man Sentenced to 42 Months in Prison in Assault Case

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man accused of using metal crutches and wooden clubs to assault a victim has been sentenced. U.S. District Judge Roberto Lange has sentenced 23-year-old Lawrence Mexican to 3 1/2 years in prison. The Eagle Butte man earlier pleaded guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon. Federal prosecutors...
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Wisconsin Man Working as Doctor on SD Reservation Sentenced for Assault

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Wisconsin man charged in federal court with an assault count was sentenced last Thursday. 58-year-old Craig Maskil will spend 12 months on probation and must pay $25 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund for his guilty plea to Assault by Striking, Beating and Wounding. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson...
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PFD Helps Clean Up Diesel Fuel Spill

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A malfunction with a truck resulted in a spill of up to 75 gallons of diesel fuel in Pierre yesterday.    Paula Tronvold, who is Captain of the Pierre Fire Department’s Truck One says fire crews were alerted to the spill yesterday afternoon about 12:15 p.m.  It was noted by...
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