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South Dakota News: Corson County Man, Milo Reuben Red Tomahawk Sentenced to Nearly 5 Years for Domestic Assault by an Habitual Offender

Little Eagle, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that Milo Reuben Red Tomahawk, age 38, of Little Eagle, South Dakota, was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison for his conviction of Domestic Assault by an Habitual Offender. U.S. District Judge Charles B. Kornmann pronounced the sentence in federal court in Aberdeen, … Continue reading South Dakota News: Corson County Man, Milo Reuben Red Tomahawk Sentenced to Nearly 5 Years for Domestic Assault by an Habitual Offender

South Dakota News: Pine Ridge Man, Zachariah Michael Found Guilty in Death of Child

Pine Ridge, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that Zachariah Michael Poor Bear, 24, of Pine Ridge, South Dakota, was convicted of First Degree Murder and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury following a four-day federal jury trial held in U.S. District Court in Rapid City.  The guilty verdict was returned on … Continue reading South Dakota News: Pine Ridge Man, Zachariah Michael Found Guilty in Death of Child

South Dakota News: McLaughlin, Sinjin Cameron, 144 Months in Federal Prison for McLaughlin Man Convicted of Voluntary Manslaughter

McLaughlin, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that Sinjin Cameron, age 25, of McLaughlin, South Dakota, was sentenced to 144 months in federal prison for his conviction of Voluntary Manslaughter. U.S. District Judge Charles B. Kornmann pronounced the sentence in federal court in Aberdeen, South Dakota.  Cameron was also ordered to serve … Continue reading South Dakota News: McLaughlin, Sinjin Cameron, 144 Months in Federal Prison for McLaughlin Man Convicted of Voluntary Manslaughter

SOUTH DAKOTA | URGENT- No Motorized Boats on Swan Lake Effective Immediately

PIERRE, S.D. – Due to flood waters impacting homes and property, a temporary restriction on the use of motorized boats on Swan Lake in Turner county, southwest of Sioux Falls, is effective immediately. This has been an official order made by the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks secretary, Kelly Hepler. State law gives the … Continue reading SOUTH DAKOTA | URGENT- No Motorized Boats on Swan Lake Effective Immediately

South Dakota News: South Dakota State Maintains AAA With Fitch

PIERRE, S.D. – Wednesday Fitch announced that it has reaffirmed South Dakota’s AAA Issuer Default Rating with a stable outlook. “Achieving AAA is hard work, and so is maintaining that status,” said Gov. Dennis Daugaard.  “By sticking to conservative budget practices and keeping our reserves at 10 percent of our annual budget, South Dakota continues … Continue reading South Dakota News: South Dakota State Maintains AAA With Fitch

South Dakota News: SD Governor Daugaard Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration For Spring Flooding

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration to help three northern South Dakota counties recover from spring flooding that did more than $3.1 million in damage to public property. The request covers public assistance for Campbell, McPherson and Walworth counties.  The flooding occurred May 17-18, 2018. In a … Continue reading South Dakota News: SD Governor Daugaard Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration For Spring Flooding

SOUTH DAKOTA | Game, Fish and Parks Asks Public to Leave Animals Alone

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) is reminding people that it is important to leave wild animals alone. “Sometimes people think baby animals have been lost or abandoned, when actually they haven’t,” says Thea Miller Ryan, director of The Outdoor Campus in Sioux Falls.  “Mothers often leave their young for several … Continue reading SOUTH DAKOTA | Game, Fish and Parks Asks Public to Leave Animals Alone

TYNDALL, S.D. | South Dakota sheriff loses re-election, fires winning deputy

TYNDALL, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota sheriff waited a whole minute after polls closed to fire a deputy who undid his re-election bid this week. Bon Homme County Sheriff Lenny Gramkow fired deputy sheriff Mark Maggs after Maggs defeated him by a vote of 878-331 in Tuesday’s Republican primary election. Maggs posted his time-stamped … Continue reading TYNDALL, S.D. | South Dakota sheriff loses re-election, fires winning deputy