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State Prison Inmate Back in Custody

State Prison Inmate Back in Custody

A state prison inmate that left his work release job in Yankton last weekend is back in custody.

Richard Beckwith was apprehended in Jacksonville, FL earlier today through a joint investigation involving the U.S. Marshals Service and law enforcement there.

Beckwith was discovered missing from his work release job site June 9. He was serving 9 years, 10 months for a 2009 sentence for possession of a controlled substance out of Minnehaha County.

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Americans are really angry with Washington

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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Minnesota Farm Bureau Members Lobbying Congress

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Minnesota Farm Bureau members are in Washington D.C. this week making hill visits. Cass County Farm Bureau President Miles Kuschel,…