Courtroom Gavel

Last Defendant Sentenced for Defrauding Programs

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A fourth defendant accused of stealing funds that belonged to the Oglala Sioux Tribe has been sentenced in the case.  Forty-five-year-old Wayne Cortier pleaded guilty in March to theft concerning programs receiving federal funds. A judge earlier this week ordered Cortier to serve one year of probation.  Thirty-five-year-old...
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Sam Sullivan-July 2014

Best Wishes Go Out from DRG to Long Time Staff Member Sam Sullivan

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Dakota Radio Group regretfully offered goodbyes to longtime employee Samantha Sullivan with a party on Wednesday.  “Sam” has been employed for the Dakota Radio Group 11 years as a receptionist and has handled commercial scheduling as traffic director for 94 Country and County 101.  Her final day in...
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Health Insurance Papers

Insurers Owe $2,600 in Refunds in South Dakota

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The federal government says insurers owe South Dakota customers about $2,600 in refunds because of a provision in the nation’s health care law. The Health and Human Services Department released figures Thursday showing that 867 Dakotans will be getting refunds, averaging $5 per family.  The Affordable Care Act requires...
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Wagner Women Appointed to Pardons and Parole Board

   PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed a Wagner woman to the state’s Board of Pardons and Paroles.   The Rev. Patricia White Horse-Carda will fill the vacancy created by a resignation earlier this year in the nine-member board.   White Horse-Carda has served the Diocese of South Dakota as...
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