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Ceremony Honors Standing Rock Sioux Code Talkers

FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) – Forty-five members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe who served as code talkers during World Wars I and II have been honored posthumously for their service. Family members of the former soldiers were presented Congressional Gold Medals during a ceremony in Fort Yates on Thursday. The medals were first...
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Lack of Farm Bill Prolongs Angst for Ranchers

WASHINGTON (AP) – South Dakota rancher Alan Rislov says he grew up wanting to be a rancher and has scraped and saved for nearly 20 years to build his own herd of cattle and calves. October’s devastating blizzard killed about 30 percent of his cows and 20 percent of his calves – a loss...
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Filmmaker to Appear at Rodeo Center in Fort Pierre Tomorrow for Showings of The Buffalo King and to Talk About New Film Project on Casey Tibbs

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A former South Dakotan-who is now a Colorado based filmmaker-will be showing off one of his film works tomorrow and talking about his current work on a new historical documentary.  Justin Koehler is starting to put together a documentary film on Stanley County native Casey Tibbs.  The film...
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Judge Grants Resentencing Request for Man Convicted of Killing Pierre Cab Driver 17-Years Ago

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A judge has granted a re-sentencing hearing for a man who was given life without possibility of parole for the 1996 killing of cab driver Michael Hare near Fort Pierre.  Paul Dean Jensen, Jr. of Pierre was 14 at the time that Hare was killed. Jensen argued that his...
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