Judge's Bench at the Courtroom in the Federal Building in Pierre (KGFX Photo)

SD Woman Sentenced in Fatal Vehicle Crash

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota woman has been sentenced to four years in federal prison for involuntary manslaughter. Thirty-two-year-old Mary Jo Flammond, of St. Francis, pleaded guilty in a crash last September that killed a passenger in her vehicle. Authorities say she was driving drunk and lost control of the vehicle, which...
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SD Panel Proposes Quota for Bobcat Harvest

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission is proposing a bobcat hunting and trapping season that would limit the number of cats that could be killed in the western part of the state. The commission planned to set the season this week, but delayed a decision for a month...
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SD Woman Sentenced in Federal Court for Embezzling Rent Money

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota woman has been sentenced in federal court for embezzling rent money while managing a low-income apartment complex in the Rosebud Indian Reservation town of Mission. Forty-nine-year-old Donna Peterson was sentenced to six months of home confinement and four years of probation. She also was fined $2,000 and...
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SD Pilot Dies in Crash of Crop-Spraying Plane

LUDLOW, S.D. (AP) – The crash of a crop-spraying plane in western South Dakota has killed the pilot. The Harding County Sheriff’s Office tells KELO-TV that the plane went down just east of Ludlow shortly after 7 p.m. Thursday. The Dewey County Sheriff’s Office identified the pilot as Doug Kraft, of Timber Lake. He died...
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