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State Legislator Wants Audit of EB-5 Program in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Democratic state legislator is calling for an independent fiscal audit of South Dakota’s participation through a private corporation in a federal investment-for-green-cards immigration program. Rep. Kathy Tyler, of Big Stone City, says she tried to put the issue on this week’s legislative Executive Board meeting agenda, but her...
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Congress Honors Code Talkers, Including SD Tribes

WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress is honoring the service of American Indians who used their native language to outwit the enemy and protect American battlefield secrets during World Wars I and II, including several South Dakota tribes. Members of Congress and hundreds of others gathered in the U.S. Capitol’s Emancipation Hall on Wednesday for a...
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A Crow Creek Tribal School Counselor Wins 2013 Excellence in Education Award from CACS

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Crow Creek Sioux Tribal School Counselor has been named the winner of the Capital Area Counseling Service’s 2013 Excellence in Education Award.  Dr. Jodi Owen, Clinical Director at CACS announced Tuesday that Mary Normile is this year’s award recipient.  Owen says Normile is very in tune with the...
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Murdo Man Sentenced for Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Murdo man was sentenced earlier this month in federal court for Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person.  42-year-old Shaun Sporrer was given 30 months in prison, 18 months of supervised release and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.  Sporrer was indicted for...
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