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Women’s Prison Inmate Sentenced for Assault of Fellow Inmate

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An inmate at the South Dakota Women’s Prison has been sentenced for an assault incident at the prison in Pierre. 23-year-old Amada Portillo is currently serving a five-year sentence out of Hughes County for a 2012 count of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer. Most recently, the South...
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Fire Officials Urging Caution As Harvest Continues

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Farmers and ranchers are being asked to take extra precautions to prevent wildfires as harvest continues this fall. South Dakota’s Division of Wildland Fire says the dry fuel conditions the state is experiencing means that conditions are right for fast moving prairie fires. Jim Strain, South Dakota Wildland Fire...
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Children Invited to the Governor’s Residence to Trick or Treat Tomorrow Evening

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard and First Lady Linda Daugaard will be handing out Halloween treats at the Governor’s Mansion tomorrow evening. Children are being invited to trick-or-treat at the Governor’s Residence from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 31. Governor Daugaard says a in a press release that they...
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SD Reports $65M in Unclaimed Property Receipts

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s treasurer says the state has so far received $65 million in unclaimed property this year. Treasurer Rich Sattgast says the amount is consistent with the $62 million to $65 million estimates he reported to the state Legislature last year. The sum includes account balances and other items of...
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