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Sanford Health to Expand Helicopter Service

  BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Dakotas-based Sanford Health is expanding its air ambulance helicopter service to the Bismarck region.  Sanford AirMed operates a fleet of four helicopters and four airplanes from bases in Bismarck and Fargo in North Dakota, Sioux Falls in South Dakota and Bemidji in Minn.  The Bismarck helicopter service is scheduled...
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Drug and Gun Ring Bust made in Northeast South Dakota

  WATERTOWN, S.D. (AP) — Federal authorities say they have busted a drug and gun ring in South Dakota.  U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 10 people were arrested as a part of an investigation dubbed “Operation Black Widow” by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  Eight of the suspects are from Watertown,...
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Pierre Man Arrested for First Degree Manslaughter

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was arrested earlier today for First Degree Manslaughter following the death of a baby this morning.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were called to a home in the 1000 block of North Poplar Avenue about 9:38 a.m. this morning where it was said an...
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Vietnam Vets Group Planning Saturday Cleanup for Capitol Lake War Memorials

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Capitol Lake War Memorial cleanup will take place this weekend, to help prepare the site for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.  The local Vietnam and Vietnam Era Veterans Association (VEVA) will have a cleanup event on Saturday.  VEVA member John Moisan says the plans call for cleaning and...
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