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Pierre Man Sentenced for Grand Theft and DUI-1st

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man has been sentenced for his guilty pleas to DUI-1st and Grand Theft. 23-year-old Toriano Jones was indicted for those two charges and for eluding law officers-for an incident that took place on October 18 in Pierre. A vehicle chase between Jones and police reportedly reached speeds...
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Winter Wheat, Cattle, Sheep in Good Shape in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Winter wheat, cattle and sheep all appear to be in good shape in South Dakota. The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop report that the winter wheat crop is rated 36 percent in fair condition, 52 percent in good condition and 6 percent in excellent condition. Cattle and...
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US Rep. Noem Appointed to House Ways and Means Committee

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem has been appointed to the powerful, tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee. The Republican will be the first South Dakota member of Congress to serve on the committee that has jurisdiction over tax, trade and other economic policies. In November, Noem was re-elected to a...
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Dangerous Cold in the Dakotas Affects Dozens of Schools

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Dozens of schools are delaying classes or canceling them altogether due to the extreme cold blanketing the Dakotas.  The National Weather Service has issued wind child advisories and warnings for North Dakota and South Dakota, with the combination of arctic air and wind pushing wind chills into the minus...
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