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SD Senate OKs New Licenses for Home Brew Helpers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Senate has unanimously approved a bill to license businesses that help home brewers make and bottle malt beverages and wine. It has already passed the House and goes next to Gov. Dennis Daugaard for final review. The bill would require a $250 license for businesses that provide...
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Rawlins Municipal Library to See Upgrades and Expansion in Coming Months

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Changes are expected to take place this year at the Rawlins Municipal Library in Pierre. Preliminary work on a project to add about 850 square feet to the north side of the building is now underway. Library Director Robin Schrupp says along with the expansion of the structure on...
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Woman Sentenced for Stealing from Tribal Police

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An Eagle Butte woman has been sentenced for stealing from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Police Department when she worked there. Forty-one-year-old Kristi Lawrence was given three months in federal custody and six months of home confinement, to be followed by three years of supervised release. She also must pay...
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SD Man Indicted in Connection with Baby’s Death

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A southern South Dakota man has been indicted on alternative counts of second degree murder and first degree manslaughter in connection with the death of a 3-month-old baby. South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley on Tuesday announced the indictment against 20-year-old Adam Joel Bruns. The attorney general’s office on Tuesday...
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