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Man Accused of Having Sex with Minor Sentenced

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A man accused of having sexual contact with a minor on an American Indian reservation in South Dakota has been sentenced. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 20-year-old Francis Kills In Sight has been sentenced to more than 3 years in prison. He also was ordered to spend eight years on...
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Good Holiday Shopping Season Expected in Dakotas

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Retailers in the Dakotas are expecting a strong holiday shopping season. The day after Thanksgiving is generally considered the kickoff to the season, with stores offering “Black Friday” deals that draw shoppers to stores in droves. Nationally, holiday sales are forecast to grow 4.1 percent over last year, the highest...
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Kern Brings Experience to SD Supreme Court

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The newest justice on the South Dakota Supreme Court says her 11 years as an assistant state attorney general in Pierre and 18 years as a circuit court judge in Rapid City have given her a broad base of experience that she will bring to the high court. Gov....
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Guns ‘n Hoses Tyler Wilcox Memorial Blood Drive Coming to Pierre/Fort Pierre Next Month

UNDATED – (DRG News) It’s still a few weeks away, but organizers are preparing for one of central South Dakota’s largest blood drives of the year-the 2014 Guns ‘n Hoses Tyler Wilcox Memorial Blood Drive.   This year, the blood drive, organized by United Blood Services, will take place December 8 and 9 at the...
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