Jason Garreau-leaving the Hughes County Courthouse after Thursday's plea hearing. (KGFX Photo)

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Officer Shooting During October 31 Standoff

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An Eagle Butte man was given the maximum sentence in prison yesterday for his guilty plea to Attempted First Degree Murder. 28-year-old Jason Garreau was changed in Hughes County for an incident that occurred October 31 of last year involving a lengthy standoff with law enforcement. Garreau was being...
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Traffic Pattern Changes to Begin Soon with Work on Pierre’s Truck Route

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Reconstruction work on the northern portion of Pierre’s Truck Route will be very visible starting next week. Over the coming months, the north 1 1/2 miles of the road-also known as Garfield Avenue-will be the focus of grading, storm sewer, curb and gutter, sidewalk, lighting, traffic signals and asphalt...
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Noem Joins Those Calling for Shinseki Resignation

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem has joined lawmakers who are calling for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to step down amid allegations of delayed care and misconduct at VA facilities around the country. The South Dakota Republican calls it “not only a failure of bureaucracy, but also a failure of...
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Primary Main Race for 11 Seats in SD Legislature

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – For some candidates running for the South Dakota Legislature, the primary is the only competitive race on the road to state office. Eleven seats have competition within one party and will not be contested by an opposing party. Seven of those are Republican. The districts around Sturgis and Gettysburg have...
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