Norma Johnson with Governor Daugaard October 2, 2014

Woman Donates to Help Fund Reconstruction of MRC Railroad Line from Chamberlain to Presho

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Presho woman donated funds earlier this week toward the reconstruction of the MRC Rail line between Chamberlain and Presho.  87-year-old Norma Johnson met with Governor Dennis Daugaard and presented a check to him on Wednesday.  Johnson says she is a promoter for towns in the Presho area and...
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Confirmed Enterovirus Cases in SD Now Up To 12

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The number of confirmed cases of enterovirus 68 in South Dakota has risen to a dozen. State Epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger tells the Rapid City Journal that a majority of the cases are in the western part of the state. Enterovirus is a rare germ believed to be the cause of...
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Car Stolen from Pierre Wednesday Found Yesterday in Colorado

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department says a vehicle that was reported stolen Wednesday has been located.  Police Captain Elton Blemaster said yesterday that the 1999 Pontiac Bonneville was discovered Thursday by the Colorado State Patrol near Stirling, Colorado.  The car was apparently abandoned off of Interstate 76 in Colorado’s Logan...
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Judge: Abuse Laws Don’t Apply to Unborn Children

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – A child abuse case against a South Dakota woman has been thrown out after a federal judge ruled that abuse and neglect laws don’t apply to unborn children. The Aberdeen American News reports the judge granted the dismissal in favor of 26-year-old Marissa Sitting Dog following recommendations from a federal...
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