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Delegates Pick President, VP of SD Farmers Union

WATERTOWN, S.D. (AP) – Farmers from the Conde and Lake Preston areas have been elected to lead the South Dakota Farmers Union. KWAT radio reports that Doug Sombke of the Conde area was re-elected as president of the Farmers Union on Saturday during the 98th annual state convention held in Aberdeen. Wayne Soren, a...
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South Dakota Digital Archives Features Verendrye Plate/Exhibition History

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Saturday’s date, February 16, marked 100 years since the discovery of the Verendrye Plate near Fort Pierre.  Two French-Canadian brothers, Francois and Louis Joseph Verendrye planted the marker on a hill above what is now Fort Pierre, claiming the land for France on March 30, 1743.  They were in...
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Kristin Meyers Receives CACS Award February 2013

Winner of CACS’s Mission Excellence Award Named

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A local woman has been named as the 2012 winner of the Capital Area Counseling Service’s Mission Excellence Award.  Kristin Meyers was chosen by her co-workers as the award recipient.  The Service Mission Excellence Award is the highest honor given to CACS employees and acknowledges employees who best exemplify...
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Local Republicans and Democrats to Meet Tuesday

UNDATED – (DRG News) The Hughes/Stanley County Republican Party will hold its Lincoln Day Dinner tomorrow in Pierre.  The event will take place at the Ramkota River Centre Convention Center.  Social hour starts at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.  During the meal, there will be various presentations that will...
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