Pair Arrested for Drugs After Theft of Headbands

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Two people pulled over by police for suspicion of stealing a couple of headbands were caught with drugs in their car during the arrest. The Rapid City Journal reports that 37-year-old Wanda Fields-Brouse, of Rapid City, and 32-year-old Coy Reinhard, of Fort Pierre, were arrested after leaving a sporting goods...
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Producers: Pipeline Not a Cure-All for Rail Delays

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Some South Dakota producers say the Keystone XL pipeline won’t be a cure-all for rail congestion that’s hindering crop shipments. The pipeline is being promoted by South Dakota Republicans and was touted in election season as a solution to the rail delays. South Dakota farmers are nearing the end of...
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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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