Billy Etbauer on Painted Valley Bronze at Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center June 1, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Billy Etbauer Bronze Statue Unveiled and New Memorial Sculpture Garden Dedicated at Rodeo Center in Fort Pierre Saturday

FORT PIERRE, S.D. Р(DRG News) Saturday brought a day of events to Fort Pierre, including the unveiling of the Billy Etbauer bronze statue and the dedication of the new Johnny Smith Memorial Sculpture Garden at the Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center.  Later, the annual Casey Tibbs Match of Champions Bronc Ride was...
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Creighton Study Says Midwest, Plains Economy Still Growing Steadily

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A monthly survey of business leaders suggests the economy in nine Midwest and Plains states will continue growing steadily over the next few months. The overall economic index for the region declined slightly to 56.2 in May from April’s 56.8, but any score above 50 suggests growth. Creighton University economist...
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SD Cities Enforcing Bans on Texting While Driving

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – In the absence of a state ban on texting while driving, South Dakota cities have started to enforce their own bans on the practice. The Legislature has rejected proposals to ban texting while driving statewide. But Sioux Falls, Brookings, Watertown, Vermillion, Huron and Mitchell have passed ordinances to impose...
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Man Pleads Guilty to Assault With Dangerous Weapon

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man has pleaded guilty to assault in a case that stemmed from a drug dispute. Andrew Kills Crow, of Wakpala, was charged with two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon. Each count carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison. The American News reports that...
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