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Rawlins Library Reopens to Public After 2-Day Closure for Construction

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Rawlins Municipal Library has reopened after being closed for a few days for infrastructure work.  Library Director Robin Schrupp says the library’s electrical upgrade was completed late last night.  The work is being done as part of an addition project that started about a month ago.  The size of...
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Howes Woman Sentenced for Credit Union Embezzlement

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Howes woman was sentenced last week after being convicted in federal court of Embezzlement from a Credit Union.  U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 33-year-old Sara Jo Morrison was sentenced to one month in custody to be followed by two years of supervised release.  She must also pay $5,400...
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Attorney General Marty Jackley

SD’s AG Joins 21 States in Brief Challenging NY Gun Ban

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Attorney General Marty Jackley says South Dakota has joined 21 other states in a brief filed in an appellate court challenging the constitutionality of a New York ban on semi-automatic weapons. Jackley says that while the ban only applies to New York, a federal court’s upholding of the ban sets...
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SD Oversight Team to Review Agencies’ Goals, Data

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel has requested goals and assessment plans from the state treasurer and the Health, Education and Corrections departments as part of an ongoing effort to measure the effectiveness of state agencies. The Government Operations and Audit Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to request reports from these offices....
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