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Murdo Man Sentenced for Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Murdo man was sentenced earlier this month in federal court for Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person.  42-year-old Shaun Sporrer was given 30 months in prison, 18 months of supervised release and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.  Sporrer was indicted for...
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Pierre Courtroom Doors (KGFX News)

Two Pierre Men Indicted on Charges Linked to October 31 Convenience Store Burglary

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Two men are scheduled to appear in court early next month for charges of Burglary and Intentional Damage to Property.  24-year-old Dustin McGhee and 36-year-old Adam Keaton, both of Pierre, were indicted for Third Degree Burglary-a Class 4 Felony and Intentional Damage to Private Property-a Class 1 Misdemeanor-earlier this...
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Apples and Chalkboard

Kindergarten Teacher Named 2013 Investor in Education

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A kindergarten teacher at St. Joseph Elementary in Pierre was recognized this morning as the 2013 BankWest Investor in Education.  Erin Oxford was given a crystal award, certificate and will get a $1,000 professional development grant from BankWest.  The award was presented at a special school assembly today by...
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Large Pole Barn Heavily Damaged in Early Morning Fire

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Rural Fire Department responded early this morning to the report that a large structure was on fire on property east of Pierre.  Department members were summoned to put out the fire in the large pole barn about 3:45 a.m. this morning-two miles south of Highway 14 near...
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