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Mitchell Police Department CAD Press Log 8/21/2013 From: 8/20/2013 to 8/20/2013 Call: Incident: Type: Date/Time: 14700 201311605 8/20/2013 0:05 NUISANCE / NOISE Press Remarks: OFFICER TO 400 BLK S EDMUNDS...
This past legislative session, the South Dakota Legislature passed a resolution calling for the reinstatement of the Glass-Steagall Act by the United State Congress. More recently, a bi-partisan group of state legislators sent a letter to Sen. Tim Johnson, who chairs the Senate Banking Committee, reiterating the call for the return of Glass-Steagall.
The town of Oacoma is not yet ready to give its support to a proposed American Indian casino that would be built on the town's doorstep. During a meeting Monday evening, the board decided it cannot yet give its support for the proposal, which is being pursued by its neighbors to the north, the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe.
Jack Germond died the other day, and I couldn't help thinking back to the early 1970s when any young kid with an interest in political writing would warm up the television 10 minutes early to make sure it was ready when "Meet the Press'' came on.
By Todd Epp For The Daily Republic Atheist and agnostic groups in South Dakota have launched a billboard campaign across the state. The billboards note: “Don’t believe in God? Join...
CHAMBERLAIN -- A former chairman of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe and a former chairman for the National Indian Gaming Commission spoke in favor of the gambling casino Tuesday night of the gambling casino the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe wants to build at the edge of Oacoma. About 20 people, most of them from somewhere other than Oacoma, showed up for a special meeting held at a hotel conference center at Chamberlain by Lower Brule Sioux elected leaders to answer questions about the project.
An Alpena man was one of six sentenced Monday for unlawful taking of migratory birds and Lacey Act violations. Scott Nenaber, 33, was sentenced to one year of probation, and his hunting privileges were revoked for one year. He must also pay a $200 fine, $2,175 in restitution and a $25 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. Eight men were originally charged in this case. One was sentenced in July, six were sentenced Monday and the final man will be sentenced Aug. 28. Also sentenced on Monday were:
PIERRE (AP) — A Pierre woman has pleaded guilty to stealing from the federal government. Thirty-seven-year-old Brandis Rose was accused of misappropriating more than $8,700 while working in 2009 for South Dakota CARES, an organization affiliated with the federal Social Security Administration. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says Rose will be sentenced Oct. 28 on the charge of theft of government funds. She could face up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The winter wheat harvest and the development of row crops continue to lag behind last year's pace in South Dakota. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop and weather report that the past week was marked by continued below-normal temperatures. Eighty-seven percent of the state's winter wheat crop is in the bin, compared with 98 percent on average and 100 percent last year. The report says the late-season corn, soybean and sunflower crops in South Dakota all are behind last year's pace and the average in their development.
PIERRE -- The Legislature's rules review committee refused to give clearance Tuesday to broader regulations sought by the state Agriculture Department over South Dakota's dairies that generate raw milk for retail sale. The panel voted 3-2 to send the proposed rules back because the small-business financial impact statement wasn't adequately researched.