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Seventh Former Governor Portrait Receiving Conservation Treatment to Fix Cracks and Other Defects

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A seventh portrait of a former South Dakota governor is being treated at a Minnesota conservation center.  Last year, eight of 30 portraits of former governors which line the halls of the first floor of the capitol, were sent to the Midwest Art Conservation Center in Minneapolis.  There...
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Search Underway for Sutton Successor

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A search is underway to fill an opening at the South Dakota Community Foundation.  Bob Sutton, who has served as the President of the foundation, is leaving the position at the end of the year.  The President directs the strategies, operations and programs of the Community Foundation.  Sutton...
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Dakotas Tribes Settle Claims with Fed Government

  MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – Four tribes in the Dakotas have recently received more than $100 million through settlements with the federal government. The money is for claims that the government mismanaged tribal money and trust lands. The federal government is paying more than $1 billion to dozens of tribes across the country. The...
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SD Hunters Invited to Register for Special Hunts

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is encouraging hunters to register for special winter depredation hunts of nuisance species. Applicants are placed in a pool of hunters who can be called if landowners in their area are having problems with wild game getting into livestock...
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Cooler Temps Greeting South Dakota Travelers

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Chillier temperatures are greeting South Dakotans returning home after a long holiday weekend away. While some areas of South Dakota saw near-record highs on the days leading up to Thanksgiving, temperatures have dropped significantly over the past few days into the teens. But the skies have remained clear...
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No Powerball Jackpot Winner

  ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – None of the tickets sold for the Powerball game Saturday evening matched all six numbers drawn, which were: 22-32-37-44-50 Powerball: 34 Players matching all five numbers and the Powerball would have won or shared the $325 million jackpot. The prize goes to an estimated $425 million for Wednesday. Tickets...
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Powerball Jackpot Builds to $325M for Saturday

  DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The jackpot for Powerball’s Saturday drawing has climbed to $325 million, the fourth-largest in the game’s history. A single winner’s cash payout would be nearly $213 million before taxes. Powerball organizers say this is the first run-up to a large jackpot that’s fallen over a major holiday. They’re...
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SD Man Sentenced on Burglary, Escape Charges

  MOBRIDGE, S.D. (AP) – A Mobridge man accused of breaking into houses and garages and helping another jail inmate escape has been sentenced. Nineteen-year-old Sasha Ruedebusch pleaded guilty to burglary and escape. The American News reports he was sentenced to six years in prison for burglary and five years on the escape charge....
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Pierre Man Sentenced for His Role in Crimes in Three Central SD Counties

  UNDATED (DRG News) – A Pierre man is to spend time in prison for his role in crimes in two central South Dakota counties last year-and for distribution of marijuana in a third county.  20-year-old Tyson Burgard pled guilty to Grand Theft in Sully County for stealing a safe and its contents from...
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Pierre and Fort Pierre to Ring in the Holidays with Parade and Tree Lighting Tonight

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Tonight brings events in Pierre and Fort Pierre to usher in the Holiday season.  Pierre’s 12th annual Parade of Lights will get underway at 6:30 p.m.  Lineup starts at 5:30 p.m.  The parade is being sponsored by the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce.  Chamber Executive Director Laura Schoen...
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