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Eagle Butte Man to be Tried in Federal Court in April on Charges from October Shootout and Separate Standoff

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A federal trial for an Eagle Butte man charged with crimes that occurred in central South Dakota last fall will now be held in April.  27-year-old Jason Garreau is charged with 19 counts in a new federal indictment; linked to a shootout with authorities that occurred in Hyde County...
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PFD Responds to Fire Alarm from Pierre Apartment Complex

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A fire alarm at a Pierre apartment complex last night alerted responders to a water issue that caused water damage in one of the building’s units, and in other parts of the complex.  The Pierre Fire Department was told that a fire alarm was noted at Highlands Ridge Apartments...
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SD Officials Propose Compromise Animal Cruelty Law

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State officials will ask the South Dakota Legislature to approve an animal cruelty measure intended to satisfy animal welfare organizations and livestock producers. State Veterinarian Dustin Oedekoven says the measure would make it a felony to commit certain acts of malicious, intentional torture and mutilation against animals. It also would...
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Monday’s South Dakota Perspective to Feature G F & P Secretary Jeff Vonk

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The January broadcast of the Dakota News Network program South Dakota Perspective will be heard on Monday on select DNN stations.  This month, we’ll spend the hour speaking with  the Secretary of South Dakota’s Game, Fish and Parks Department; Jeff Vonk.  We’ll talk wildlife and recreation issues and invite...
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