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US Seasonal Drought Outlook May 16 - August 31, 2013

SDSU Extension Officials Offer Drought Outlook

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The drought outlook brings a mixed bag for the state.  SDSU Extension Climatologist Dennis Todey says eastern locations have seen some improvement throughout the spring while western parts of the state are still experiencing serious drought issues.  Todey says in a press release that western South Dakota and some...
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Attorney General Marty Jackley

Attorney General Warns of Phishing Scam Targeting Wal-Mart Shoppers

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Consumers in the state are being warned by the South Dakota Attorney General’s Office to watch for emails that claim to be from Wal-Mart, but are actually part of a “phishing” scam which is designed to obtain personal identifying information.  Attorney General Marty Jackley says the AG’s Consumer Protection...
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Judge's Bench at Courtroom in Federal Courthouse (KGFX Photo)

SD Man Sentenced to Prison for Manslaughter

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A McLaughlin man accused of driving drunk and causing a fatal crash has been sentenced to 1  1/2 years in prison for manslaughter. Thirty-three-year-old Jody Red Bird also was ordered to spend three years on supervised release following his prison term and to pay more than $6,200 in restitution. U.S....
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Brandon Sazue (KGFX Photo)

Tribal Leader Wants Boycott of South Dakota City

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. (AP) – The chairman of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe is calling for an economic boycott of the city of Chamberlain, after the school board refused to allow a tribal honoring song during Sunday’s graduation ceremony. The Argus Leader reports that Chairman Brandon Sazue also has called for the withdrawal of millions...
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