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Judge Won’t Acquit After Kickbacks Case Mistrial

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A federal judge says he won’t clear a man whose trial in an alleged housing kickbacks scandal wound up in a hung jury. Michael Addington is accused of using his position with the Standing Rock Housing Authority to help a construction company in Fort Pierre, S.D., receive new projects. A...
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Judge’s Ruling on Riverwalk Landing Won’t Be Appealed to State Supreme Court

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A judge’s ruling on actions by the Fort Pierre City Council on certain elements of a riverfront development will not be appealed to the South Dakota Supreme Court.   On July 3, Judge John Brown ruled that the council’s decisions on May 8, which included not enacting a deferred...
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Pierre School Board to Look at Bids Received Last Week for Two of Three Surplus Properties

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board will look over bids that were opened last week for district properties which were recently declared surplus.  At a meeting later today, the board will look at four bids that were offered for two of three surplus properties.  The district declared the McKinley and Washington...
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Fire Leaves Damage in One Apartment at Capitol Bell Apartments

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) One apartment was left with about $5,000 damage after a smoldering fire occurred last night in one unit of a Pierre apartment complex. Pierre Fire Chief Bill Alexander says the fire was reported about 8:10 p.m. at Capitol Bell Apartments at 725 East Wells Avenue. He says heavy smoke...
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