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Pierre Man Charged with Breaking Vehicle Windows

A 27-year-old Pierre man is charged with a Class 4 felony in connection with broken windows in a vehicle last (Sun.) night. The Pierre Police Department reports officers were called to the 100 block of East Broadway about 9:45pm. When officers arrived, they were told Earle Howe Jr. had vandalized a vehicle by breaking...
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Jeff Duncan Joins Dakota Radio Group Team

We have a new voice on the Dakota Radio Group team. Jeff Duncan comes to DRG from Stamford Texas, where he was the program director, sports director, morning air talent, production director and technology guy for a three-station cluster. Duncan has also worked in Sweet Home, OR, as a morning show host and sports...
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South Dakota Department of Tourism to Hosts Monumental Celebration in Chicago

 PIERRE, S.D. – In an effort to continually market South Dakota as a travel destination and bring awareness to the state’s tourism offerings, the South Dakota Department of Tourism is bringing a scale model of Mount Rushmore National Memorial and a taste of South Dakota to Chicago. In celebration of the upcoming Fourth of...
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Economic growth slows in Midwest states as trade fears mount

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Business remains strong in nine Midwest and Plains states, but a new monthly survey suggests that growth is slowing as concerns about trade and tariffs increase. The region’s overall economic index decreased to 61.8 in June from May’s 67.3, but any score above 50 indicates growth. Creighton University economist Ernie...
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Custer State Park burro bitten by rattlesnake

CUSTER, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s Custer State Park says one of its burros is being treated after getting bitten by a rattlesnake. The park wrote on its Facebook page that park staff discovered Friday morning it had been bitten. The burro is receiving anti-venom and will be monitored by a veterinarian and park...
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South Dakota Chamber Opposes Amendment W

Commits to the formation of a coalition to defeat the Amendment Declaring “W is Wrong” Pierre, SD.  The South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced today that its Board voted unanimously to oppose the Massachusetts proposal on the South Dakota ballot this fall referred to as “Amendment W”. Amendment W creates an entirely new...
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Daniels Expands Lead At Bassmaster Elite Series Event On Lake Oahe

Alabama’s Mark Daniels Jr. took the lead in the Bassmaster Elite Fishing Series on Lake Oahe Saturday and he added to that lead yesterday (Sun.). The second-year Elite Series pro brought 17 pounds, 6 ounces to the scales yesterday for a three-day total of 56 pounds, 6 ounces. Daniels has an almost 5.5 pound...
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Water releases into Missouri River to ramp up in coming days

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will more than double the amount of water released into the Missouri River from the river’s lower-most dam over the coming weeks. Releases from Gavins Point Dam, between Nebraska and South Dakota, were reduced to 24,000 cubic feet per second in mid-June...
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Jury clears woman in 1st trial in theft scheme

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota jury has cleared a woman who was accused of aiding an embezzlement scheme that exploded into public view after a man killed his family and then himself. Stephanie Hubers, a former business staffer at Mid-Central Educational Cooperative, was found not guilty Friday of grand theft and alternative...
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Fritts Solves Lake Oahe Smallmouth Riddle For Day 1 Lead

Pierre, S.D. — The mystery of South Dakota’s smallmouth was solved by Elite Series pro David Fritts during the first day of the Berkley Bassmaster Elite at Lake Oahe presented by Abu Garcia. The 1993 Bassmaster Classic champion caught a 19-pound, 7-ounce limit of smallmouth to best the 107-angler field on a body of...
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