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Former South Dakotan Taken Off Most Wanted List After Confirmation of His Death

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (DRG News) The U.S. Marshals Service says a former South Dakotan who was on the Marshals’ 15 Most Wanted fugitives list is no longer being sought after his skull was discovered near a Texas facility from which he escaped last year.  The agency has now confirmed that a human skull found...
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Preparations Underway for 2014 Christmas at the Capitol Display

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Capitol is undergoing a transition this week as organizers prepare for this year’s Christmas at the Capitol holiday display. The two story South Dakota tree was brought into the building late last week and was donated by Gus and Joan Rysavy of Brandon.  The 37 foot...
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SD Board on Geographic Names to Hold Meeting in Pollock Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names will meet tomorrow in Pollock.  The meeting is being held to review any additional comments on two geographic features in the state.  One of those features is an unnamed island in Minnehaha County.  The second feature is an unnamed creek in Campbell...
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SD Officials Warn About Illegally Dumping Snow

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota transportation officials are warning public and commercial snow removal operators about illegally dumping snow on the roadways. It is illegal to dump excess snow on a highway right of way, which includes driving surfaces, shoulders and ditches. Department of Transportation area engineer Doug Sherman says there have already...
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