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Syphilis, HIV, Chlamydia Rates Up in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Figures through April 2014 indicate that rates of some sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in South Dakota. State Epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger says syphilis rates haven’t been this high since the 1970s. He adds that HIV rates are reaching levels not seen since the 1980s. There are 43 cases...
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River Scene

Water Bill to Include Missouri River Provision

WASHINGTON (AP) – Lawmakers representing states along the Missouri River appear to have fought off an effort by the Army Corps of Engineers to charge residents and businesses for access to reservoir water. North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven said Tuesday that a provision forbidding the Corps from charging residents for access to Missouri River...
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2014 KGFX Hometown Tour Series Kicks Off Tomorrow in Murdo!

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The first KGFX Hometown Tour of 2014 will take place tomorrow. The Dakota Cruiser will be on the way to Murdo tomorrow morning to visit Range Country Lodging/Prairie Pizza. The program starts at 9:05 a.m. Wednesday on KGFX. Scott Lane will talk with Range Country Lodging/Prairie Pizza’s Greg Miller...
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District 24 Republican Legislative Candidate Forum to be Held Tonight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Hughes-Stanley County Republican Committees will hold a District 24 Republican Legislative Candidate Forum this evening in Pierre. Citizens are invited to listen to the candidates running for District 24 House of Representatives and Senate answer questions posed by local media members. House of Representatives candidates Mary Duvall, Tim...
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