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SDHP Schedules Sobriety Checkpoints in 15 Counties in August

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Another series of sobriety checkpoints has been scheduled in several counties by the South Dakota Highway Patrol for the month of August.  Next month will bring the traffic stops to 15 counties around the state.  Some of the counties on the checkpoint list in August include Stanley, Hughes, Meade...
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Musical Note

Capital City Band’s Season Finale to Feature “Director’s Choice”

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Capital City Band will wrap up the 2013 season with a “Director’s Choice” concert tonight.  This summer’s band season will end with some of Director Larry Johnson’s favorite band compositions.  The featured guest, Michael Pangburn, will sing “God Bless the U.S.A.” and percussionist Diane Kehrwald will perform on...
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Missing South Dakota Inmate Back in Custody

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Authorities in Mitchell have apprehended an inmate who walked away from a minimum-security unit at the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls. Corrections officials say 19-year-old Davis Bull Bear walked away Tuesday night and was caught Wednesday morning. He is serving a five-year sentence on a burglary conviction...
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Inmate Davis Bull Bear (From the SD Department of Corrections)

South Dakota Authorities Search for Missing Inmate

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Authorities are searching for an inmate who walked away from a minimum-security unit at the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls. Corrections officials say 19-year-old Davis Bull Bear was last seen Tuesday night. He is serving a five-year sentence on a burglary conviction in Bennett County.
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