Former Pastor Pleads Not Guilty to 2008 Sex Crime

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – A former South Dakota pastor and educator accused of having sexual contact with a minor six years ago has pleaded not guilty. Thirty-eight-year-old Timothy Thompson is scheduled for trial in February on a felony count of sexual contact with a minor. He could face up to 15 years in prison...
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SDDOT Holds Snowfighter ROADeo Competitions

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Department of Transportation recently completed the State Finals ROADeo, during which snowplow operators got the chance to test and improve their skills before snow removal season starts.  During the state competition, which was held October 8 in Pierre, drivers had to maneuver their plow around obstacles...
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South Dakota Teacher of the Year to be Announced Tomorrow

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The name of the 2015 South Dakota Teacher of the Year will be announced tomorrow evening during a special banquet which is part of the Systems Change Conference being held in Pierre.  Tomorrow’s banquet will feature a keynote address from 2014 National Teacher of the Year Sean McComb.  There...
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Casey Tibbs Foundation Names Honorees for November 1 Tribute Dinner

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Casey Tibbs Foundation will recognize honorees at the annual Tribute Dinner on Saturday, November 1.  The event will be held at the Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center in Fort Pierre.  Honorees this year include Nikki Steffes of Vale as “Rodeo Cowgirl Great”, Chad Ferley of Oelrichs...
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