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SD Man Accused of Senator Threat to Remain Jailed

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota Iraq war veteran accused of threatening U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson over the issue of gun control will remain jailed while his case proceeds. Assistant U.S. Attorney Sean Berry said during a detention hearing Thursday that 28-year-old Jon Constantine has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and has...
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G.O.L.D. Program Open House Tonight/Summer Food Service Program to be Offered in Fort Pierre

FORT PIERRE, S.D. Р(DRG News) An open house will be held tonight to allow parents to sign their children up for summer activities through the Stanley County G.O.L.D. program.  The open house will take place from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. this evening at the Community Youth Involved Center in Fort Pierre and offerings...
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Drought Mitigation Center Says Rain Eases Drought for Some, But Not All

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Rain that moved across the Midwest in the past week has helped ease drought conditions for some farmers. The weekly drought monitor report from the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska was released Thursday. It shows the rain that caused flooding in some areas of the...
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SD Closes the Books on Three Natural Disasters in 2008

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s Office of Emergency Management says it has completed the paperwork and closed the books on three presidentially declared natural disasters in the state in 2008. A winter storm with record snowfall happened in early May 2008. A severe storm caused widespread flooding in June of that year. Another...
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