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1st Trial Looms In Theft Scandal Exposed By Family's Deaths
Jury selection starts Monday in Sioux Falls in the case of Stephanie Hubers. Hubers, a former Mid-Central Educational Cooperative staffer, is accused of getting more than $50,000 to keep quiet about embezzlement by Mid-Central's business manager and his wife before their deaths in 2015.
Winning numbers drawn in 'Dakota Cash' game
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SD Highway Patrol hosts seventh annual youth trooper academy
Students who attend the Youth Trooper Academy will experience the same training as required for Highway Patrol recruits. The high school students will participate in classroom and hands-on training in areas such as firearms safety, defensive driving, crash investigation, traffic stops, leadership, a
The Week Ahead in State Government
Editor’s note: This listing is compiled Fridays. State government boards and commissions are required by law to post meeting notices 72 hours in advance of meetings. Seeboardsandcommissions.sd.govfor updates.Monday• Emergency Response Commission, 10 a.m., four Dakota Digital Network locations. Agend
Yankton lawyer Jason Ravnsborg wins GOP attorney general nod
GOP delegates voted Saturday to nominate Ravnsborg at their state party convention. He will face former U.S. Attorney Randy Seiler, whom Democrats nominated last week, in November.
Casey Donahew band a big draw in busy week for Oahe Days in Pierre
Based on the popularity of the main musical act — and maybe even Republicans — this year’s Lake Oahe Days should see a big crowd in Pierre’s Steamboat Park this week, Thursday through Saturday.Nicole Gordon, a chief organizer, said the Texas singer/songwriter/band with the same name, Casey Donahew,
The Latest: Republicans nominate candidates at convention
In the race for attorney general, Ravnsborg will face former U.S. Attorney Randy Seiler, whom Democrats nominated last week, in the November general election.
Kudos to Avera for helping keep the C.U.C. nursing program around for a while
Avera Health, the parent of Pierre’s Avera St. Mary’s Hospital announced June 21 that it would be partnering with the University of South Dakota to keep the nursing program up and running for the next two academic years, 2018-19 and 2019-20. This is great news.
South Dakota News: Lower Brule Man, Jade LaRoche Charged with Burglary and Assault | STL.News
Lower Brule,South Dakota– United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Lower Brule, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Second Degree Burglary, and Assaulting, Resisting, and Impeding a Federal Officer.
Mobridge a good fit for Ft. Pierre native Cowan | Mobridge Tribune
For Tate Cowan, Mobridge has meant rodeo. From his high school rodeo days at Stanley County High School to a stint as a professional cowboy and now working with the Mobridge Rodeo Association, he is familiar with the Mobridge Rodeo Grounds.Raised on his family ranch, north of Pierre, Tate rodeoed “q
Avera Health commits two years of support for nursing program at CUC
In late summer last year, the future of the University of South Dakota's nursing program at the Capital University Center in Pierre seemed in doubt.That's because the future of the center itself seemed uncertain, after the Board of Regents – which oversees higher education in the state – directed it
South Dakota Republicans pick nominee for top prosecutor post after heated contest
At their convention, Republican delegates voted to nominate Jason Ravnsborg, who defeated Lance Russell and John Fitzgerald.
Week ahead In state government
Elections Board, 10 a.m. CT, Secretary of State Auxiliary Building, 215 E. Prospect Avenue, Pierre. Agenda: .
Stop, weight and listen: Residents talk traffic at Fort Pierre council meeting
That's what Fort Pierre's mayor, Gloria Hanson, told local trucking and construction company owner Cody Briggs towards the end of a roughly 25-minute back-and-forth at the start of the city council's regular meeting on Monday.
Old Fort Pierre city shop building to be demolished
But the city isn't knocking down the masonry building to improve the view for a few residents. The repairs needed for the building – stemming in part from damage by a 2015 windstorm – would have cost the city more than was justified for the structure, according to Roxanne Heezen, the city's finance
Pierre area Fresh Start stores to be acquired by Massachusetts investment firm
At its regular meeting on Monday, Fort Pierre's city council set public hearings for July 2, on the transfer of three different alcohol licenses from Fresh Start to a company called BW Gas & Convenience Holdings, LLC.
Pierre Commission gives opening OK to 1st water rate hike to pay for new treatment plant
On June 5, voters approved the water treatment plant by a count of 73 percent to 27 percent, making it clear city residents are behind the idea, Utilities Director Brad Palmer told the Commission in proposing the rate hike. At public meetings, city officials made it clear that building the new plant
McLaughlin, Lower Brule men charged in officer assault cases
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A McLaughlin man has been charged with assaulting a federal officer, while a Lower Brule man has been sentenced in a separate similar case.
Noem picks lawmaker,rancher Rhoden for her lt. gov
U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., announced Wednesday that longtime state lawmaker Larry Rhoden will be her lieutenant governor in her bid to be elected governor in November.
3 candidates vying to be Republican attorney general nominee
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Republicans are set to choose between a longtime county prosecutor, a broadly-endorsed Yankton attorney and the head of the Senate's judiciary committee in deciding their candidate to face an experienced Democratic former U.S. attorney in the race for state attorney