The South Dakota State's Attorneys Association has named Lawrence County State's Attorney John Fitzgerald as prosecutor of the year.
At its recent annual meeting in Deadwood, the association also gave Mellette County State's Attorney Mick Strain a lifetime achievement award.
Attorney General Marty Jackley says Fitzgerald has been prosecuting crime in western South Dakota for more than 32 years and has worked to seek justice and be an advocate for victim's rights.
Jackley says Strain has been a dedicated prosecutor for more than a quarter of a century. He says the lifetime achievement award illustrates the respect Strain has earned from his peers.
Most Popular Today
Headliners For JazzFest Announced
- 2.Meetings & Events
2014 JazzFest Headliners Announced
- 3.Meetings & Events, Events Center
Eric Church Concert Near-Sellout Within Minutes
BNSF Outlines Fertilizer Shipment Plan To Feds
PAi Opening An Office In Sioux Falls
Building Permits Surge
Overall Index Up In Rural Midwest Banker Survey
- 8.Economy/Stocks, General
Thursday Morning Business Brief
State Offers Training For Blind, Visually Impaired
Thursday Evening Business Brief