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USDA Says Dry Conditions, Above Normal Temps Advance Crops

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Dry conditions and above normal temperatures across most of the state are helping to advance crop development in South Dakota The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop report that farmers and ranchers had on average 5.7 days suitable for fieldwork. Winter wheat is jointed at 99...
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Forum to be Held on Riverwalk Landing Project Tomorrow

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A group that has organized in support of a proposed $16 million dollar riverside development in Fort Pierre will hold a public forum on the project tomorrow.  Bob Jeffries is Treasurer of Citizens for the Future of Fort Pierre.  Tomorrow’s meeting comes the day before a court hearing...
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Shawn Springer on June 28, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Judge Upholds Sentencing from 1996 in Killing of Pierre Taxi Driver

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A judge upheld the prison sentence that was handed down to a teenager in 1996 for the kidnapping and murder of a man in Stanley County.  Shawn Cameron Springer was convicted of Kidnapping in October of 1996-when he was 16-years-old.   Springer and a younger teenage co-defendant, Paul Jensen,...
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Police Working to Try to Find Black Dog that Bit a Man on Friday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man who was bit by a dog in northwest Pierre Friday evening is hoping the owners of a black Labrador dog will come forth soon so he can avoid having to have rabies treatments.  The man was reportedly bit by the black dog Friday evening as he walked...
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