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Resource For Caregivers of Native American Elders

BROOKINGS, SD- Native Americans have a rich culture that is important when addressing aging and caregiving. When working with Native American elders, Leacey E. Brown, SDSU Extension Gerontology Field Specialist encourages caregivers to review resources developed by Native People for Native people. Some of these resources can be found at the National Resource Center...
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Rules for Marking Nonmeandered Waters Now Finalized

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission finalized a set of standards for landowners to follow when marking nonmeandered water over private property. House Bill 1001 requires the department to establish specific standards for markers used to indicate closure of nonmeandered waters to recreational use. The Commission passed the...
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Central SD Ag Appreciation Banquet is Saturday in Pierre

PIERRE, SD- The 35th annual Central South Dakota Ag Appreciation banquet is Saturday night in Pierre. Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce CEO Laura Schoen Carbonneau says the Agri-interest Committee puts on the event.   Schoen Carbonneau says a fun event is planned.   She says sponsors buy the tickets and give them to their...
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Friday Deadline to Signup for Pierre Area Angel Tree

PIERRE, SD- The application deadline for people wanting to receive gifts from the Angel Tree in Pierre has been extended. Organizer Jami Beck says Friday (Nov. 17) is now the deadline.   Beck says tags will be ready for folks to pick up on tree displays Monday (Nov. 20).
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Man charged in crash that killed family

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – A man involved in a crash that killed a Wanblee family on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has been charged in tribal court with drunken driving. Highway Safety troopers say 28-year-old Tyler Makes Him First, of Porcupine, is charged in Oglala Sioux Tribal Court involving a crash that happened...
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Eagle Butte man charged with murder in fatal shooting

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An Eagle Butte man is facing a murder charge in a slaying on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation. The American News reports that Dee Hawk Moran is accused of fatally shooting 21-year-old Andrew Frost of Eagle Butte on Saturday. U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler says a grand jury indicted Moran on...
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Oahe Downstream Recreation Area Closed Saturday and Sunday

PIERRE, SD- The Oahe Downstream Recreation Area will be closed Saturday and Sunday (Nov. 18-19) from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the annual Oahe Hunt. The Oahe Hunt is an annual event sponsored by the Corps of Engineers and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks for hunters who use a...
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Western Union Wire Transfer Settlement Monies Available to Victims

PIERRE, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley has confirmed that the Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Postal Service have settled with Western Union on a $586 million dollars settlement for aiding and abetting wire fraud. This money is now being used to provide refunds to people who were...
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Company recalls food for vending machines in SD, ND and IA

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Federal officials say an Iowa company has recalled salads and sandwich wraps sent out to vending machines in three states because they were distributed without federal inspection. Marengo-based Pride of Iowa Sandwiches is recalling products containing more than 230 pounds of chicken, pork and beef sent to vending machines...
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Rosebud Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

PIERRE, SD- A federal judge has sentenced a 33-year-old Rosebud, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender to 18 months in custody. Anthony Edward Farmer pled guilty in September. The charge stems from Farmer failing to register as a sex offender as required by federal law between May 22,...
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