Man Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Assault

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man has been sentenced to seven years in prison on an assault charge. Rigoberto Ortiz, of Mission, pleaded guilty in May to assault with a dangerous weapon. He was also charged with first degree burglary, use of firearm during a crime of violence, and possession with...
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US Attorneys Holding Human Trafficking Conference

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – The top federal prosecutors in the Dakotas say that not enough people in the two states are getting the message about the threat of human trafficking and related crimes. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson from South Dakota and U.S. Attorney Timothy Purdon from North Dakota are sponsoring a three-day conference next...
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Summer of 2014 Going Strong for Oahe Downstream Recreation Area

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The summertime months bring camping and other fun family activities to South Dakota’s State Parks. This year, the comfortable temperatures have resulted in outdoor enthusiasts flocking to parks across the state, including to Oahe Downstream Recreation Area north of Fort Pierre. Pat Buscher, Oahe Downstream District Supervisor, says the...
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2014 Prairie Winds 4-H Achievement Days Kicks Off Monday in Fort Pierre

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) 2014 Prairie Winds 4-H Achievement Days is only a few days away. This year, Achievement Days has returned to the Stanley County Fairgrounds in Fort Pierre. Following Sunday’s set up-events will take place Monday and Tuesday-according to Mark Rowen who is the local 4-H Youth Program Advisor. Rowen...
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