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Daugaards Become Grandparents Again

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Governor and First Lady became grandparents for the second time over the weekend, welcoming a new granddaughter to the Daugaard family.  First Lady Linda Daugaard says their daughter Laura Daugaard Mitchell and her husband Jay Mitchell became parents for the first time-as daughter Stella Kay arrived on Saturday. ...
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Lantry Man Pleads Not Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter in Federal Court

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Lantry man has entered a not guilty plea in federal court to a charge of Involuntary Manslaughter.  19-year-old Charg Hebb was indicted by a federal grand jury last month.  He appeared in court on February 25 and pleaded not guilty to the indictment.  Authorities say that Hebb was...
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First Lady Joins SDEA in Noting Annual Read Across America Day

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Education Association celebrated Read Across America Day on Monday, with the help of First Lady Linda Daugaard. The First Lady read to a group of students on the first floor of the Capitol yesterday afternoon. Read Across America Day was noted nationally on Friday and coincides...
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Bill: Victims Get Voice in Major Felony Sentencing

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Victims of the most serious felonies would be assured the right to testify at sentencing under a South Dakota legislative panel’s change to a marginally related bill on juvenile homicide offenders. The bill initially was introduced to make South Dakota compatible with the U.S. Supreme Court’s ban on mandatory life...
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