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Resentencing Set for January for Man Convicted of Killing Pierre Cab Driver in 1996

UNDATED – (DRG News) Two days have been set aside early next year for a new sentencing hearing for a man who was given life without possibility of parole in the 1996 killing of cab driver Michael Hare near Fort Pierre.  A judge granted Paul Dean Jensen, Jr’s request for another sentencing hearing and...
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Marty Jackley 2013 (Courtesy Attorney General's Office)

Jackley: Program Helping in Battle Against Meth

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says a system to electronically report the sale of cold medicine is working to block sales to people who might want the product to make the illegal drug methamphetamine. The Legislature this year approved joining the electronic registry run by the National Association of...
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Podium and Chairs

Six Meetings Today through Wednesday on WOTUS and Livestock Risk Management Tools

UNDATED – (DRG News) Three South Dakota agricultural organizations are inviting livestock producers to attend one of six area meetings taking place today through Wednesday. The meetings will focus on livestock risk management tools and the proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule that will impact private property rights. Two meetings will be held...
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Sentencing for Braiden McCahren Set for December 16

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Sentencing for Braiden McCahren has now been set.  The 18-year-old was found guilty last month by a Tripp County jury of Second Degree Murder and Aggravated Assault.  The murder charge is linked to the December 2012 shooting death of 16-year-old Dalton Williams at McCahren’s home.  McCahren also pointed a...
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