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4 Vehicles Stolen from Pierre Recovered—A 5th Stolen Vehicle Found in Brandon

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department is investigating four separate stolen vehicle cases from the weekend.  All four of the vehicles have been recovered. Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says each of the vehicles taken was unlocked with the keys left inside. Blemaster says in all four cases, the vehicles were...
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Daugaard to Reveal Recommendations from Pheasant Habitat Work Group Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard will announce recommendations compiled by the Pheasant Habitat Work Group later today. The Governor formed the work group after last December’s Pheasant Habitat Summit and reports of an unusually low brood count in 2013. The group met eight times this year and reviewed comments, suggestions, letters,...
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Dems Release Documents on EB-5 Visa Program

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Documents show a businessman who led South Dakota’s involvement in a controversial investment-for-green-card program still worked for the state when a deal was signed with his company to manage investments. The Argus Leader reports that the agreement was distributed by the South Dakota Democratic Party on Monday. Documents show...
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Jury Convicts Man Charged With Assaulting Officer

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A jury has convicted a South Dakota man accused of fighting with a police officer. Twenty-one-year-old Justin Janis, of Interior, was charged with assault on a federal officer. He faces a maximum penalty of eight years in prison. The incident happened last November. Authorities say Janis stuck and Oglala...
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