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SD Man Convicted of Drug Charge Sentenced

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man has been sentenced to one year in federal prison after pleading guilty to a drug charge. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 49-year-old Rodney Hickey has also been sentenced to one year of supervised release. The Chamberlain man pleaded guilty to a possession of a controlled substance...
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Local Authorities Ask Citizens to Celebrate Arrival of New Year Responsibly

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department is asking local residents who will be celebrating the arrival of the New Year to do so responsibly.  Captain Elton Blemaster of the Pierre Police Department says authorities are asking area citizens to plan to have a designated driver or to utilize River Cities Public...
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Hospital Lists One Victim from December 26 Crash in Critical Condition

UNDATED – (DRG News) One man injured in a two vehicle head on crash last week is reported to be in critical condition in a Bismarck, North Dakota hospital.  The collision occurred on the morning of December 26 about 15 miles north of Isabel.  It reportedly involved three South Africans who have worked for...
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New Year Forecast Warmer Before Return of Cold

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota will start the new year off with some warmer temperatures before it turns cold again. Overnight lows should stay above freezing and the state forecast calls for highs in the lower 20s in the far east to mid-30s in the southwest on Thursday and Friday. Saturday is...
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