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SD Elderly and Disabled Face Tax Relief Deadline

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials say low-income elderly and disabled homeowners have until April 1 to apply for a property tax break. Under the program, a home’s assessed value for property tax purposes is prevented from increasing. If the actual value of the home increases, the homeowner still pays property taxes based...
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Pierre Teen Receives Ten Years for Second Degree Burglary

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre teen was sentenced Tuesday for his guilty plea to Second Degree Burglary.  18-year-old Lee Provancial was arrested last June after the Pierre Police officers were summoned to a Flag Mountain Drive residence where an intruder had been found.   Provancial pleaded guilty to the burglary charge in January...
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G F & P Releases 2013 Hunting Season Dates

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) No changes have been made for most big game hunting seasons for this year, compared to last year’s schedule.  The Game, Fish and Parks Commission has finalized most of the dates.  Seasons are decided in the spring of each year to give hunters a chance to plan their fall...
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New York Fugitive Arrested in Murdo Saturday After Foot Chase Through Town

MURDO, S.D. – (DRG News) A fugitive wanted in New York was captured over the weekend in Murdo.  Jones County Sheriff John Weber says officials had been advised to be on the lookout for 30-year-old Shane Jacobs.  The man’s last known address was Hector, New York.  Weber says that Jacobs was seen traveling westbound...
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