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Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Sex Abuse of Minor

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Authorities say an Eagle Butte man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for sexually assaulting a minor after hitting the victim in the head with a bottle. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 24-year-old Brad Lee Red Bear was sentenced on Tuesday. Red Bear pleaded guilty to...
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Parts of Western SD Could See Up to a Half Foot of Snow

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The strong system bringing to South Dakota its first winter storm of the season could dump up to 7 inches of snow in some areas on the western side of the state. The National Weather Service says rain is transitioning to snow early today across the Black Hills and northeast Wyoming....
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U.S. Forest Service Specialty Mule Pack String Coming to Fort Pierre and Pierre

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A special pack of mules will make appearances in the next few days in Pierre and Fort Pierre. The animals are part of the U.S. Forest Service’s Region 2 Specialty Mule Pack String-and they are usually used to haul equipment in mountainous terrain in the Forest Service’s 5-state...
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Restored Stained Glass Section from Rotunda September 9, 2014

Stained Glass Segments Returning to Capitol Rotunda

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Stained glass pieces from the Capitol Rotunda are being returned to the building-after being away for restoration work for about a year. The century old stained glass windows were removed in mid-August of 2013 and since then, have been cleaned, repaired and restored by workers with Conrad Schmitt Studios...
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