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Man Taken to Hospital After Discovered Hanging From Bed Sheet in Jail Cell

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Fort Pierre man who was scheduled to be sentenced today for violating probation on a Stanley County charge of animal mistreatment from 2009 and for separate charges from Hughes County was transported to the hospital yesterday after jailers found him hanging from a bed sheet in his cell....
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Northern Black Hills Gets More Heavy Snow

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The northern Black Hills of western South Dakota are getting heavy snow for the second day in a row. The National Weather Service posted a winter storm warning for the area Tuesday, with 4-8 inches of snow expected. An earlier system that moved through the area Sunday night and...
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Sioux Horse Effigy Photo (Courtesy of the South Dakota State Historical Society Website0

Cultural Heritage Center Hosting THPO-CRM Conference

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre is the location today for a one-day Tribal Historic Preservation Office and Cultural Resource Management Conference.  The South Dakota State Historical Society is hosting the meeting.  Ted Spencer, Director of the South Dakota State Historical Society’s Historic Preservation Office says Tribal Historic Preservation Offices and Cultural Resources Management...
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NTSB to Focus on Why SD Plane Was Flying So Low

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal investigator will focus on why a small aircraft was flying so low when it crashed into a wind turbine in South Dakota, killing all four people onboard. Possible factors include trouble with the pilot or plane, and the weather. The Piper crashed Sunday evening 10 miles south...
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