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Ebmeier Named CEO at Avera St. Mary’s

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A native of Beresford has been named the regional president and CEO of Avera St. Mary’s in Pierre.  Paul Ebmeier’s responsibilities will include providing leadership for Avera’s clinics, hospitals and long-term care facilities within the Pierre region.  Ebmeier is currently the Chief Operation Officer of a Colorado medical group...
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Man Sentenced for Rape and Incest Charges

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man was sentenced in a Pierre courtroom Tuesday for his guilty plea to Third Degree Rape and Aggravated Incest.  26-year-old Adam Arterberry was given a 25-year prison sentence for the rape charge and ten years on the Aggravated Incest count.  Hughes County States Attorney Wendy Kloeppner says Arterberry...
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Researcher: Tribes Vary Greatly on Medical Studies

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Native American public health investigator says tribes are interested in taking part in medical research studies but vary greatly on what is considered culturally acceptable. Linda Burhansstipanov with the Native American Cancer Research Corp. spoke Wednesday at a summit hosted by the Collaborative Research Center for American Indian...
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BPI Gets ‘Pink Slime’ Lawsuit Back to State Court

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal judge has moved a South Dakota beef processing company’s lawsuit against ABC News for defamation back to state court. Beef Products Inc. sued ABC News Inc. for defamation over its coverage of a meat product that critics dub “pink slime.” The company is seeking $1.2 billion in...
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