Derek Boe Leaving Courthouse December 14, 2012 (KGFX Photo)

Fort Pierre Man Sentenced for Assault, Weapons and Attempted Possession of a Controlled Substance Charges

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Fort Pierre man was sentenced to spend 25 years in prison after being found guilty by a jury of assault and weapons charges in December–and for his guilty plea to a separate charge of Attempted Possession of a Controlled Substance.  33-year-old Derek Boe appeared in a Pierre courtroom...
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SD Lawmakers Approve Livestock Inspection Fees

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A legislative panel has approved the state Brand Board’s decision to increase the fee for livestock inspections designed to prevent the theft of cattle, horses and mules in western South Dakota. The unanimous vote Tuesday by the Rules Review Committee allows the Brand Board to go ahead with its plan...
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Report of Hay Fire on Semi Trailer Turns Out to be Unfounded

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre firefighters were called this morning to the report that a load of hay being carried on a semi-truck was on fire.  Fire crews were notified that a truck had been spotted in east Pierre near the intersection of Garfield and Wells Avenues about 7:05 a.m. this morning and...
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Governor Names Lentsch Ag Secretary as Bones Retires

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Agriculture is getting a new leader. Agriculture Secretary Walt Bones has announced that he’s retiring from his position effective April 29. The Parker native says he’s returning to his farm. Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he’s appointing Lucas Lentsch of Pierre to replace Bones. Daugaard says...
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