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Man Sentenced in Onida Monday for Rape and Sexual Contact Charges

ONIDA, S.D. – (DRG News) A former Agar man was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison for his guilty pleas to charges of rape and sexual contact.  45-year-old Gary Glenn Morris appeared at the Sully County Courthouse earlier this week for the sentencing hearing. In comments before the sentence was pronounced, Morris’ lawyer...
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Think and Drive-Stay Alive 2013 Presented to Students Tuesday at Riggs Theater

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Dakota Radio Group’s annual Think and Drive Stay Alive program was presented yesterday to students from eight central and western South Dakota schools at Riggs High School Theater. Our guest speakers were South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley, Peter Maningas, MD of Avera St. Mary’s Hospital and Justin Iburg...
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SD Man Asks State Supreme Court for New Trial in Kidnapping, Rape Case

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An attorney for a South Dakota man convicted of rape and kidnapping has asked the state Supreme Court to grant his client a new trial because he was not allowed to question one of the experts who analyzed DNA evidence used against him. Gabriel Medicine Eagle Jr. was convicted in...
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SDSU Extension Wants Precipitation Report Help

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – SDSU Extension is looking for South Dakotans to join a national network of volunteer precipitation observers to track rain, hail and snow across the state. State Climatologist Dennis Todey says the Community Collaborative Rain Hail and Snow Network is looking for people who enjoy measuring precipitation and are willing to...
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