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Judge Denies Request for Election on Separate Riverwalk Landing Issues

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A judge Wednesday turned down a request to put issues linked to the proposed Riverwalk Landing project on Fort Pierre’s Teton Island Development to a public vote.  An election will be held Tuesday to gauge support for the city council’s May 6 decision to make an ordinance change...
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SD Man Sentenced in Federal Court for Stealing from Fire Department

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A Mission man accused of stealing money and property from the St. Francis Volunteer Fire Department has been sentenced for larceny. Sixty-two-year-old Harvey LaPointe was sentenced to 1  1/2 years of probation and ordered to pay $4,900 in restitution for the thefts that occurred between August 2009 and December...
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SD Court Upholds Stop in Drunken Driving Case

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state Supreme Court has upheld a South Dakota man’s conviction for drunken driving, ruling that a Highway Patrol trooper had sufficient reason to stop the man after seeing his pickup truck cross a lane marker on the side of the highway. Jason Hett was stopped by a trooper in...
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Suit Seeking Info on Missing Activist Filed in NY

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) – A new lawsuit seeks information on the whereabouts of a civil rights worker who’s been missing since 1973. A Buffalo attorney filed the Freedom of Information suit in federal court in western New York. It seeks any Justice Department records having to do with Ray Robinson, who was last seen...
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