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229 State Prison Inmates Earned GED Last Year

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials say 229 state prison inmates earned GED credentials in the past state fiscal year, up from 167 the previous year. Inmates entering the state prison system who have no high school diploma are required to work toward a GED credential while incarcerated. The state Labor Department provides...
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Federal Judge Dismisses Early Voting Lawsuit

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to make sure Shannon County residents have the same access to early voting that residents of other South Dakota counties get. U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier dismissed the lawsuit after finding that state and local officials have promised to provide an...
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FPFD Called to Hay Bale Fire Early Today-Fire Likely Caused by Lightning Strike

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Fort Pierre Fire Department was called to a rural location this morning where a hay bale was burning.  Fire Chief Rick Cronin says the department was told of a round bale on fire about 15 miles north of Fort Pierre on Highway 1806.  The fire was reported...
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Sully County Offering $2,500 Reward for Information on Courthouse Break-in

ONIDA, S.D. – (DRG News) A reward is now being offered to help find the person or persons involved in the recent break-in at the Sully County Courthouse in Onida.  Sully County Sheriff Bill Stahl says the county commission approved a reward of $2,500 today for information that leads to the arrest and conviction...
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