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SD Supreme Court Overturns Berget’s Death Sentence

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Supreme Court has overturned a state prison inmate’s death sentence for the killing of a prison guard nearly two years ago. Justices say Rodney Berget must get a new sentencing hearing because the circuit judge who sentenced him to die improperly considered statements Berget made to a...
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Holiday Storms Have Limited Impact on US Drought

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Holiday storms that pounded much of the nation with snow and rain did little to ease the overall grip of the worst U.S. drought in decades. The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows that about 61 percent of the continental U.S. remained in some form of drought as...
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Roland Cory

KOLY Radio Legend Dies at 88

  Mobridge, SD (DRG News) A Local Radio Sensation passed away on New Years day. Roland Cory lived a very eventful life, starting at such a young age as he joined the service for the second World War, just a day after graduating from Mobridge High School. After being discharged in 1946, Cory followed...
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Consultant Pitches Multipurpose Facility to City Commission in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A consultant is recommending that the city of Pierre build a 40,000-square-foot multipurpose building to replace the old City Auditorium, which closed in April 2011 because of structural problems. Arizona-based Pinnacle Indoor Sports Facility Development spoke with dozens of nonprofits, recreational sports groups and high school coaches before compiling its...
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