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Crime report shows increase in drug offenses in South Dakota for 2018

PIERRE, SD – Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg released on April 2 the Crime in South Dakota 2018 report.  This report is compiled annually by the Attorney General’s Criminal Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) and is the most accurate and comprehensive compilation of criminal statistics in the state as it reflects the actual arrest and reporting information by South Dakota law enforcement.  […]

Frank Ducheneaux, Reid Chambers, and Harry Sachse honored for Lifetime Achievement in Federal Indian Law

The Federal Bar Association Indian Law Section is proud to announce that Frank Ducheneaux, Reid Peyton Chambers, and Harry Sachse are the 2019 recipients of the Lawrence R. Baca Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Federal Indian Law. “Reid Chambers and Harry Sachse are monumental figures in the federal Indian legal community and Frank Ducheneaux is renowned for his decades […]

State & National News

State: Pavement rehabilitation to begin through Pierre and Fort Pierre April 23 PIERRE, SD – The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work will begin on Tuesday, April 23, to finish the pavement rehabilitation project on highways U.S. 14/U.S. 14B/U.S. 83 and S.D. 34 through Pierre and Fort Pierre. This work was postponed due to the blizzard last week. The work […]

High Elk honored for perseverence

Lois High Elk, a resident for the Northern Hills Training Center was honored for her excellent progress with a certificate and a trip to visit the Santa Crus/Monterey Bay through TRIPS Inc. at the center’s 43rd Annual Awards Banquet April 6, held at the Spearfish Holiday Inn and Convention Center. High Elk has accomplished a 360 degree turn-around concerning her […]

VA acquires land to expand Black Hills National Cemetery

  WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) National Cemetery Administration announced today that it has acquired 181.32 acres of land near Sturgis, South Dakota, to expand Black Hills National Cemetery. “Expanding Black Hills National Cemetery will ensure access to dignified Veteran burial options to Veterans, and their families well into the future,” said VA’s Under Secretary for […]


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