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Authorities Warn About Drug That Can be Mistaken for Water

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota authorities are warning students and college officials about a drug that can be mistaken for tap water. The Argus Leader reports the state’s Division of Criminal Investigation is looking into South Dakota’s first confirmed report of the drug known as 25i. In its liquid form, the synthetic,...
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Woman Sentenced in Connection with Rosebud Double Homicide

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota woman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in connection with a double homicide on the Rosebud Indian Reservation. U.S. District Judge Roberto Lange has sentenced 37-year-old Crystal Red Hawk after she pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder. Two St. Francis brothers, 24-year-old BillyRay...
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State Reworking Outbreak Proposal to Calm Lawmaker Concerns

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Health is reworking a legislative proposal that would more easily allow the state to react to deadly disease outbreaks following concerns from some lawmakers about the potential for government overreach. The proposal that would modernize the state’s authority to respond to serious communicable diseases...
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Stained Glass Window Being Installed at Governor's Mansion January 23, 2015

New Commemorative Window with Pieces from Capitol Placed at Governor’s Mansion

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A new window containing remnants of stained glass from the Capitol has been added to South Dakota’s Governor’s Mansion.  A stained glass window was placed at the mansion this morning.  Over the past few years, stained glass in the Capitol rotunda, the barrel vault and in the House and...
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