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Capital Area United Way Campaign Kickoff Scheduled for September 17

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Capital Area United Way will kick off the organization’s 2014-2015 campaign on September 17.  The kickoff marks the start of United Way’s annual fundraising effort and is used to introduce the Campaign Chairpersons, announce the goal for the fundraising campaign and premier its campaign video.  The Capital Area United...
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SD Man Sentenced in Beating Case on Cheyenne Reservation

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. (AP) – A Dupree man has been sentenced to one year in prison in an assault incident in the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 31-year-old Lester Delbert Clown was also ordered to one year of supervised release. Clown pleaded guilty to a striking, beating and wounding charge....
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Thune Could Play Pivotal Role in Internet Access

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Sen. John Thune from South Dakota could play a pivotal role in shaping the future of internet access in America should he become the head of the powerful U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Whether he takes charge of the committee or remains the second in command...
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Little SD-Owned Publishing House Earns Wilder Book

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota’s state-owned printing press has produced award-winning books for years, and the little publishing house could be thrust into the national spotlight as it releases the unpublished memoir of Laura Ingalls Wilder. The South Dakota State Historical Society Press plans to publish “Pioneer Girl: An Annotated Autobiography” this November....
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