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Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Burglary of Timber Lake Café

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An Eagle Butte man appeared in federal court yesterday and pled guilty to a charge of Third Degree Burglary.  18-year-old Shace Looking Horse will be sentenced for his plea in February.  U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says that Looking Horse and two other individuals went to the Chatter Box...
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G F & P Approves Permit to Harvest 20 Deer in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The city of Pierre has been awarded a permit by the Game, Fish and Parks Department to harvest 20 deer in the coming months. The Deer Management Task Force suggested that 20 antlerless deer be harvested within city limits between mid-November and March 1. Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says...
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SDHP Holds Sobriety Checkpoint in Hughes County

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Highway Patrol held a sobriety checkpoint in Hughes County last night. Sergeant Doug Sorenson of the SDHP says that 39 vehicles passed through the law enforcement stop point and the drivers were checked. Sorenson says no arrests were made at last night’s checkpoint.
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VFW to Distribute Buddy Poppies to Honor Veterans Tomorrow

UNDATED – (DRG News) Buddy poppies will be made available by members of Post 2038 Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and its Ladies Auxiliary tomorrow in both Pierre and Fort Pierre. The VFW has been distributing buddy poppies since 1922. The poppy became a symbol to remember soldiers who died in battle after the...
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Pierre Chamber Gives Awards at 2012 Annual Celebration

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce held its 2012 Annual Celebration and Banquet yesterday. A portion of the event included the naming the recipients of three different chamber awards. Named Ambassador of the Year was Stephanie Odden of Bankwest; the Pierre Pride Award was given to Gordon Woods and Gators Pizza...
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Storm to Bring Heavy Snow to Parts of North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The National Weather Service has issued a variety of winter weather advisories, watches and warnings for North Dakota as a storm moves in from the Rockies. Forecasters say the storm will bring heavy snow to some areas of the state and freezing drizzle to others. It will linger through the...
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SD, ND, Tribe Unite on Sex Offender Registry

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The states of South Dakota and North Dakota have reached an agreement to work with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to crack down on sex offenders. The states and tribe will share offender and conviction data, process DNA samples, and advise each other of offenders moving across jurisdictional boundaries. South...
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SD Corn, Soybean Estimates Unchanged Over Month

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s corn and soybean production forecasts are unchanged over the month, and both crops are still expected to be down sharply from a year ago. The Agriculture Department in its November report estimates the South Dakota soybean crop at 130 million bushels, down 14 percent from last year,...
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Woman Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A 20-year-old Parmelee woman has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for involuntary manslaughter. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says Kenna Young was driving under the influence of alcohol in Todd County on Feb. 15 when her vehicle left the roadway and crashed, killing one passenger and injuring...
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Don McLean to Appear on SD Float in Famed Parade

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Singer and songwriter Don McLean is to perform on South Dakota’s float in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York later this month. The South Dakota Department of Tourism announced Thursday that McLean will appear on the float and perform his 1971 hit “American Pie” during the Nov....
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