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Berg promoted to warden at South Dakota Women's Prison

Apr. 25, 2020 11:00 AM EDT

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Darren Berg has been named warden of the South Dakota Women's Prison in Pierre, corrections officials announced Friday. Berg has served as interim warden at the prison for the last month. He is an 18-year veteran of the state Department of Corrections, starting as a corrections officer....

Pierre man arrested in death of toddler

Apr. 20, 2020 6:07 PM EDT

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A Pierre man has been arrested in the death of a toddler this past weekend. Police Captain Brian Walz says officers were called to Avera St. Mary’s last Thursday after the two-year old child arrived at the hospital suffering from what Walz calls suspicious injuries. The toddler...