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SD Man Charged with Threatening Senator Tim Johnson

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man accused of threatening U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson because the senator supports gun control has been taken into custody. According to documents filed in federal court, Jonathan Constantine of Piedmont has been charged with transmitting in interstate commerce a threat to injure another. Constantine allegedly posted a...
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EPA Again Questions Keystone XL Pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Environmental Protection Agency again is raising objections to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would carry oil from western Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast. Despite more than four years of study, the State Department’s analysis of the project’s environmental impact is “insufficient,” the EPA said Monday. In a letter...
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Western South Dakota Ranch Wins Conservation Award

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A western South Dakota ranch has won the annual Leopold Conservation Award for voluntary stewardship and management of natural resources. The Sand County Foundation, South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association and the South Dakota Grassland Coalition announced that the award has been given to the Guptill Ranch, a 7,000-acre cattle operation near...
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Earth Awareness Week Being Noted in Pierre All Week!

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Mother Nature may have changed the lineup of events for today and tomorrow, but the coming week will be a flurry of activity as part of Pierre’s notation of “Earth Awareness Week”.  A group of citizens who are part of a Go Green and Clean Campaign committee have been...
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