Judicial System

Judge Rules on Evidence in Pierre Teen’s Trial

   PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A judge has ruled on what evidence can be presented during the upcoming trial of a Pierre teenager charged in adult court with killing another teen. Judge John Brown has granted defense motions to suppress any past criminal history of Braiden McCahren, along with statements from juveniles who attended...
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South Dakota Students Score Well on ACT Exam

   SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota students continue to score above the national average on the ACT college entrance exam.  Students in the state had an average composite score this year of 21.9, above the national average of 21.0. The state score was unchanged over the year.  The ACT tests students in...
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Hughes County Sherriff Advising Residents of Telephone Scam

  PIERRE, S.D. (DRG) – The Hughes County Sherriff’s Office is advising residents of Pierre of a Scam that is currently being conducted over the telephone.  A caller tells residents that he is from the Hughes County Warrant Division and is asking people to get either a money order or a greenback card to pay...
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Sanford Looks to Build Hundreds of Ghana Clinics

   SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Sanford Health says it wants to open more than 300 clinics in Ghana in the next five years.  The Dakotas-based health network has opened five clinics in the African nation since 2012 and broke ground last week for a sixth. The clinics have treated more than 180,000 patients. ...
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