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Former legislator: AG Ravnsborg’s ouster was ‘inevitable’

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KELO.com) — The political career of South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg ended when the State Senate voted to remove him from office. Ravnsborg struck and killed a pedestrian while driving on U.S. Highway 14 in Hyde County. Watertown Mayor Ried Holien is a former state senator....
WATERTOWN, SD
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Proposed wind farm at Hughes/Hyde County border moves a step closer

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- A permit application for a proposed wind farm on the Hughes/Hyde County border is a step closer to restarting now that the Hughes County Commission has approved a haul road agreement with the project’s developer. County Manager Kevin Hipple says the agreement comes after months of work and months after Hyde County approved a conditional use permit for the 71 turbine project.
HYDE COUNTY, SD
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New study shows Summit Carbon Solutions project could generate hundreds of thousands of dollars for Hyde, Hand, Sully, Edmunds and McPherson counties

A new study shows that Summit Carbon Solutions’ proposed carbon capture, transportation and storage project could mean almost $90 million in state and local tax income for South Dakota. Summit Carbon Solutions has partnered with 32 ethanol plants– including Ringneck Energy at Onida– to develop the largest carbon capture...
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Ravnsborg impeached by South Dakota House

(The Center Square) - South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg was impeached by the House of Representatives on Tuesday by a vote of 36-31. Ravnsborg struck a man walking on the side of the road in Hyde County on Sept. 12, 2020. The attorney general said he did not know what he hit and left the scene of the wreck. The body of Joseph Boever was discovered when Ravnsborg returned to the scene the next day. He pleaded no contest to two traffic offenses and paid a fine.
POLITICS
KELOLAND TV

Boever autopsy found high level of anti-anxiety medication

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — Toxicology tests after a deadly wreck two years ago in Hyde County didn’t find alcohol in the victim, pedestrian Joe Boever, or in the driver, state Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg. That’s according to separate reports recently released as part of the official investigation file...
CRIME & SAFETY
dakotafreepress.com

Ravnsborg Chief of Staff Thought Sheriff Didn’t Do His Job Night of Crash; Sheriff Ignored Boever’s Flashlight, Paid Great Attention to Boever’s Truck

We have noted previously Hyde County Sheriff Mike Volek’s seemingly shocking lack of curiosity at the scene of Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg’s car crash on the night of September 12, 2020, the crash in which distracted driver Ravnsborg killed Joseph Boever. After sending Ravnsborg back to Pierre with the Sheriff’s personal vehicle, and while waiting for the tow truck from Black Hills Towing to arrive from Pierre, Sheriff Volek saw a glowing light in the ditch, but instead of investigating closely, assumed it was a light from Ravnsborg’s car.
PIERRE, SD
KELOLAND TV

What’s it take to be a South Dakota Sheriff?

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Hyde County Sheriff Mike Volek was the first responding officer on the scene the night that South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg struck and killed Joe Boever on September 12, 2020. Volek and his actions that night were central components in the investigation into...
PUBLIC SAFETY
KFYR-TV

Videos show Ravnsborg’s prior law enforcement encounters

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Jason Ravnsborg is no stranger to law enforcement for his driving record. Through the investigation, the South Dakota Highway Patrol notes that Ravnsborg has been pulled over numerous times going back to 1996. And since he was elected Attorney General, he’s been warned eight times.
HURON, SD
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Public briefing Wednesday for South Dakota legislators on Ravnsborg crash investigation

PIERRE, S.D. – At the request of legislators, the South Dakota Department of Public Safety will conduct a public briefing for legislators today in regards to the crash where South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg was driving a vehicle that struck and killed the late Joseph Boever on Sept. 12, 2020 in Hyde County. In anticipation of that briefing, DPS has released information that supplements what has been publicly reported on by the media from its investigative report.
CRIME & SAFETY