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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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SD Panel Proposes Big Game Application Fee Hike

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state hunting regulatory commission has proposed doubling the nonrefundable fee for big game license applications. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission proposed increasing the nonrefundable fee from $5 to $10. The fee applies to licenses for elk, bighorn sheep and mountain goat. The fees haven’t changed since...
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Work Underway to Enhance Civil War Monument in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Site improvements are underway at the Civil War Memorial, located near Dolly Reed Plaza and Capitol Lake in Pierre.  The war monument was dedicated in 1920 to commemorate the veterans of the Civil War.  The granite monument stands about 30 feet tall and holds a statue of a Civil...
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