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American Red Cross Sign on First United Methodist Church Door November 14, 2014

Red Cross to Close Temporary Shelter Saturday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The American Red Cross will be closing its shelter tomorrow for residents displaced in Tuesday’s fire at the Capitol Inn and Suites. Red Cross Executive Director Richard Smith says the shelter at First United Methodist Church in Pierre will close at 11:00 a.m. Saturday.   Fire victims who have yet...
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Ipswich Man Indicted for First-Degree Manslaughter

IPSWICH, S.D. (AP) – Attorney General Marty Jackley says an Ipswich man has been indicted by an Edmunds County grand jury on one count of first-degree manslaughter for the death of a Minnesota teen. Jackley said Friday that 18-year-old Janos Stahl faces life in prison for the car crash that killed 15-year-old Vannah Decker....
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Dakotas Shown on North American Map

Dakotas Members Strongly Back Keystone House Vote

WASHINGTON (AP) – Members of the North Dakota and South Dakota congressional delegations are cheering the passage of a House bill that allows construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline to move forward. The Senate is set to take a similar vote next week. Republican Reps. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota and Kristi Noem...
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Eagle Butte Receives CDBG Funds

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Eagle Butte is one of three communities to receive Community Development Block Grant funds.  Governor Dennis Daugaard today announced that nearly $1.5 million dollars is being awarded to Eagle Butte, Wagner and Yankton.  The funding will assist with projects totaling more than $8.8 million dollars.  A $515,000 grant for...
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