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2 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

Pennington County Sheriff reflects on solved cold case

A South Dakota cold case is closed after authorities confirm a submerged Studebaker in Union County contained the remains of Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson.

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Related Topix: Pennington County, SD, Union County, SD, Miller, SD, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

8 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

New SD Policies Cut Parolee's Time, Management

South Dakota corrections officials are making progress in implementing a series of new policies aimed at reducing recidivism rates and the state's prison population.

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Related Topix: South Dakota Government

13 hrs ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

Authorities are investigating a death at a home east of Norfolk, Nebraska

Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger told KTIV's Norfolk News Bureau that the body of an unidentified female was removed from the home of Kevin Broberg Thursday morning and sent to Omaha for an autopsy.

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Related Topix: Vermillion, SD, Beresford, SD, Alcester, SD

17 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Pine Ridge Man Honored For Solar Energy Projects

The man behind a renewable energy company on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota will be one of ten White House honorees this week.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

20 hrs ago | South Dakota Newspaper Association

Chet Brokaw to receive Distinguished Service Award

Chet Brokaw, who for more than three decades covered state government and most every major news event in South Dakota as a reporter and correspondent for The Associated Press, will receive South Dakota Newspaper Association's Distinguished Service Award during the group's upcoming convention.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dennis Daugaard, Iowa State University, Journalism, University of Missouri, Pierre, SD

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Daily Beast

Dem Brings in Country - Cash'By David Freedlander

If you are going to pay homage to Johnny Cash on the campaign trail, you could dress in all black, dabble with drugs, and challenge your opponent to a barroom brawl.

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Related Topix: Johnny Cash, Country, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Tim Johnson, South Dakota Government, Mike Rounds, US Governors

KSFY

De Smet community raises $450,000 in less than 24 hours

The community of De Smet has been raising funds for a new community wellness and events center for the past year.

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KOTA-TV Rapid City

Will a republican revolt unseat frontrunner Mike Rounds?

South Dakota has always been a red state. And with the republican primary coming up in June, voters are starting to take a closer look at the candidates for the senate seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Senator Tim Johnson.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tim Johnson, Mike Rounds, US Governors, Virgil, SD, Rapid City, SD

KSFY

South Dakota Governor hosts Easter egg hunt

Governor Dennis Daugaard and First Lady Linda Daugaard are hosting the 61st Annual Elks Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. central on Easter day.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dennis Daugaard, Sioux Falls, SD, Watertown, SD

Ledger-Enquirer.com

State help for Northern Beef was about $4.3M

In this Saturday, April 12, 2014 photo, the five candidates seeking the Republican nomination to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Democratic Sen. Tim Johnson, from left, former South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds, state Rep. Stace Nelson, Sioux Falls physician Annette Bosworth, Yankton attorney Jason Ravnsborg and state Sen.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tim Johnson, South Dakota Government, Mike Rounds, US Governors, Yankton, SD, Sioux Falls, SD

The Miami Herald

Tribes irked by slow start to U.S. land buyback program

Many of the nation's tribal leaders say the Obama administration is moving far too slowly with a massive plan to spend $1.9 billion to buy back thousands of parcels of land that have been sold over the years on U.S. Indian reservations.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KSFY

Revolutionary "NeuroLens" technology developed in South Dakota

Dr. Jeff Krall kept hearing about the same eye-related symptoms, resulting in another headache for his patients.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dennis Daugaard, Death Penalty, Pierre, SD

KSFY

Several clues unravel 42-year-old missing persons case

As KSFY News first reported Monday night, the remains found in a car pulled from Brule Creek in September belong to Pam Jackson and Cheryl Miller.

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Related Topix: Miller, SD

Norwalk Citizen News

Car accident killed SD girls missing since 1971

In this undated photo provided by the South Dakota Attorney Generals Office, Cheryl Miller's driver's license is seen.

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South Dakota Attorney General

U.S. Senate Candidate Nomination Petition Challenge Dismissed

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the lawsuit challenging the Secretary of State's certification of the nominating petition filed by U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth has been dismissed based upon lack of timeliness.

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KOTA-TV Rapid City

Union County remains match teens missing since 1971

Law enforcement have been looking for Cheryl Miller and Pamela Jackson since they disappeared on May 29, 1971, on their way to a party.

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Related Topix: Union County, SD, Marty, SD, Elk Point, SD

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Psychiatric exam ordered for SD murder suspect

A judge has ordered a psychiatric evaluation for a man accused of using a hammer to kill his uncle in Yankton.

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Daily Kos

South Dakota senate race 2014

I am writing about all the competitive senate races. These diaries will be updated on Yahoo! as I hear about new material.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Thune, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Tim Johnson, South Dakota Government, Mike Rounds, US Governors, Barack Obama

Mon Apr 14, 2014

South Dakota Attorney General

Press Conference- 1971 Pamela Jackson and Cheryl Miller Missing Persons' Case

Attorney General Marty Jackley, Union County Sheriff Dan Limoges, Union County States Attorney Jerry Miller and Clay County Sheriff Andy Howe will conduct a press conference on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 to discuss the results of the forensic testing of the skeletal remains, the discovered vehicle and its contents, and the case status.

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KSFY

Businesses not worried about rising beef prices

Beef prices continue to rise. "A year ago I thought it was high, and ever since then I think it's gotten higher," cattle buyer Keith Eichler said.

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