The Days of 1910 in Timber Lake Start Today!

Timber Lake, S.D. (KOLY)- This weekend is the Days Of 1910 in Timberlake. Just so everyone is aware all these times are in Mountain Time. Tonight starting at 6:00 P.M. is the Pork Loin Dinner in the tent on Main Street. The menu will include pork loin sandwiches, potato salad, baked beans and free...
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Re-enactment Video Allowed at SD Murder Trial

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. (AP) – Prosecutors will be allowed to use a video re-enactment of the death of a Mitchell woman as evidence against the man accused of killing her. The Daily Republic newspaper reports that Judge Bruce Anderson has denied a motion from Kent Davidson’s defense attorney, Clint Sargent, to exclude the video from...
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Bond Kept at $200K for Suspect in Fatal SD Crash That Killed Wildlife Researchers

LAKE ANDES, S.D. (AP) – A judge is keeping bond at $200,000 for a man charged with vehicular homicide in a crash in southeastern South Dakota that killed two people. Twenty-eight-year-old Ronald Fischer, of Lake Andes, made his first court appearance Wednesday after turning himself in Tuesday. Judge Bruce Anderson said he would appoint...
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Laid Off SD Beef Plant Workers Not Surprised

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Laid-off workers at the Northern Beef Packers plant in the northern South Dakota city of Aberdeen say they haven’t been paid for more than two weeks and the plant hasn’t slaughtered any cattle for more than three weeks. More than 250 workers were laid off Wednesday, following the layoffs of...
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Gant Named Treasurer of National Association

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant has been named treasurer to The National Association of Secretaries of State. As treasurer of NASS, Gant will be a member of the executive committee and serve as President of the organization in 2015. The organization is the oldest nonpartisan organization of public...
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South Dakota Beef Plant Lays Off Workers

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – About two dozen workers at the Northern Beef Packers plant in Aberdeen have been laid off. The American News reports that the workers were laid off during a meeting Wednesday morning. Beef plant officials have not commented on the layoffs. Jeffery LaCroix, a meat cutter, says employees from the killing...
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SD Organizations Gear Up to Push Health Exchange

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Health organizations and other groups are gearing up to tell South Dakotans they can get health insurance through a new online marketplace starting Oct. 1. The marketplace is being set up as part of the national Affordable Care Act. About 13 percent of the state’s population is uninsured, and the...
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Avera Health Donates $5,000 to Gettysburg City Pool

GETTYSBURG, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Gettysburg received a gift of $5,000 from Avera Health and Avera Gettysburg Hospital to be used to fund a slide for the children’s portion of the Gettysburg City Pool.  The donation was recently presented by Mark Schmidt, Executive Director for Avera Gettysburg Hospital-to Bill Wuttke, Mayor...
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Presho Man Indicted on Eight Counts of Possession, Manufacture or Distribution of Child Pornography

KENNEBEC, S.D. – (DRG News) A Lyman County Grand Jury indicted a man last week for eight counts of Possession, Manufacture or Distribution of Child Pornography.  Lyman County State’s Attorney Anita Fouss says 21-year-old Larry Maranville IV was arraigned in Kennebec Monday and pleaded not guilty to all charges.  Maranville had previously requested an...
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Pierre School Board Rejects Bids on McKinley; Tables Decision on Washington Bids

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board decided yesterday to reject bids on one of the district’s elementary school buildings and put a decision on accepting or rejecting bids for another elementary on hold for now.   The board declared three of its properties as surplus in recent months and last week, District...
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