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ABERDEEN, S.D. -- A 35-year-old McLaughlin, S.D., man who beat a woman unconscious and then sexually assaulted her on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation has been sentenced to 19 years in prison. Jeremy Agard was sentenced Monday, May 14, in federal court in Aberdeen. He will also be on supervised release for 10 years after his prison term and must pay restitution of $13,697 to the victim.
ABERDEEN, S.D.—A 26-year-old Milwaukee, Wis., man who had been visiting and staying with extended family on the Sisseton-Wahpeton reservation in far northeast South Dakota has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for sexually assaulting two girls under the age of 12. Dashown Raymond Keys, once out of prison, will be on a lifetime of supervised release. He was found guilty Dec. 7 by a federal jury after a three-day trial in Aberdeen of four counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child and two counts of abusive sexual contact with a child.
SISSETON, S.D. -- A 66-year-old Sisseton woman who was part of a group that embezzled $360,500 from a district of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Tribe has been sentenced in federal court to 16 months in prison.
YANKTON, S.D. – A 21-year-old Sisseton woman has been identified as the person who died Sunday night in a one-vehicle crash six miles north of Yankton. Lucille Casiano, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital where she was pronounced dead.
FARGO-- North Dakota is among the top 5 states as far as having the least amount of drug problems. A study by the personal financial website WalletHub, which delves into a variety of issues, said the state is 46th in the amount of drug abuse troubles.
FARGO -- North Dakota is the best state to pursue a career in law enforcement, according to a study released this week. The study by the financial website WalletHub said the state earned the No. 1 ranking because it was first in the percentage of homicide cases solved and fifth in median income growth for law enforcement.
DENVER -- Mark Fox, chairman of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation in western North Dakota, has been named to the Environmental Protection Agency local government advisory committee. The agency said the 34-member board helps EPA develop partnerships with local governments to provide improvements to public health and more efficient and effective environmental protection at the community, state and federal levels.
WHITE RIVER, S.D. -- A 38-year-old south-central South Dakota man has been indicted for by a federal grand jury for passing counterfeit money. Gabriel Angelo May, age 38, pleaded not guilty to the Indictment on Monday, May 7. The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 20 years in custody and/or a $250,000 fine. Restitution may also be ordered.
WASHINGTON—Right now, smaller meat or poultry processors in South Dakota can't sell their products across state lines. A bipartisan trio of senators would like to change that for the estimated 30 of those processors in the state and also provide another expanded market for the state's farmers.
HARRISBURG, S.D.—Personalized or customized learning remains in its infancy levels in the Dakotas, but a school district in southeast South Dakota is taking it to a new level and is becoming recognized as a regional leader in the effort. Harrisburg is a district that includes students from the southern part of the city of Sioux Falls along with rural and Harrisburg residents.