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SD Man Indicted on Attempted Murder Charge

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man has been indicted for attempted murder. Attorney General Marty Jackley says 35-year-old Clinton James Brown of Presho was indicted by a Lyman County grand jury on Friday for 14 felony and three misdemeanor charges. In addition to an attempted murder charge, Brown was indicted on two...
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SD Felon Pleads Guilty to Killing Bald Eagle

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A Fort Thompson man has pleaded guilty in federal court to a weapons violation and a wildlife crime. Twenty-five-year-old Richard Coleman was accused of being a felon in possession of a firearm, and using the gun to kill a protected bald eagle late last year or early this year. U.S....
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Vivian to Hold Rockin’, Rollin’ Alumni Reunion Dance at Famous Vivian Hall-All Invited

VIVIAN, S.D. – (DRG News) Tomorrow, the town of Vivian will be the place to be as the Vivian High School Alumni Association and community members are hosting a “Rock n’ Roll Reunion”. The event is being set up to honor Vivian’s Dance Hall being inducted into the South Dakota Rock n’ Roll Hall...
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Pierre Man Looking to Solve Mystery Contained in Recently Discovered Photos

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Officials with the Great Lakes of South Dakota Tourism Association are looking for the assistance of the public in identifying some photos that were found at the Oahe Visitor Center. The association this year moved from its former offices on Missouri Avenue in Pierre to the Visitor Center near...
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Labor Day and Fall Hours Announced for the Cultural Heritage Center

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The museum at the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center at Pierre will be open for Monday’s Labor Day holiday. The hours that day will be from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. Central Time. All other offices of the South Dakota State Historical Society, including the archives research room, will be...
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Landowners and Hunters Asked to Report Dead Deer

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Landowners and hunters in South Dakota are being asked by the Game, Fish and Parks Department to be on the lookout for dead deer. This time of year is when deer tend to succumb to hemorrhagic disease, also known as EHD or blue tongue. The disease is most common...
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Pierre’s CRO Offers Reminder of Property Maintenance Rules

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Community Resource Officer for the City of Pierre is reminding residents of city rules for maintaining trees and bushes on their property. CRO Brandon Boyd says people should trim trees above sidewalks and streets and make sure that bushes don’t encroach upon sidewalks. He also says that property...
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Attempted Murder Suspect Pleads to Lesser Charge

MOBRIDGE, S.D. (AP) – A Mobridge woman charged with attempted murder in a January stabbing has been sentenced on a lesser charge. The American News reports that 36-year-old Denise Marin pleaded guilty to aggravated assault under a plea agreement with prosecutors and was sentenced to 1 1/2 years in prison. Authorities say the woman...
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DOJ Awards Dakotas Tribes $1 Million in Grants

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The Department of Justice has awarded more than $1 million to four Native American tribes in the Dakotas to enhance sex offender registration and notification programs. The North Dakota congressional delegation announced Thursday that the grants have been awarded to the Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold, the Turtle Mountain...
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SD Share of Drug Settlement Exceeds $2.5 Million

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says South Dakota’s share of a multi-state settlement with a drug company will exceed $2.5 million. Officials have not yet determined what South Dakota will do with the money. Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. and parent company Johnson and Johnson announced a $181 million settlement with...
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