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Wessington Springs Relief Fund Nears $80,000

WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) – A relief fund set up to help residents of tornado-ravaged Wessington Springs has raised nearly $80,000 in the two weeks since the June 18 twister. Residents say they’re grateful for the help. Mayor Melissa Mebius says the amount surpasses what officials expected. A committee has been formed to determine...
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Hospital to Replace Destroyed School in Hoven

HOVEN, S.D. (AP) – A former hospital in Hoven will get new life as a temporary school. Officials have decided to house students there during the next school year as they work to rebuild the junior and senior high school that was destroyed in a May 25 fire. Investigators believe the blaze began in...
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Meeting Held Tuesday on Missouri River Bridge Replacement Project

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) 40-50 people attended a public meeting yesterday as part of the South Dakota Department of Transportation’s Missouri River Bridge Replacement Project. Yesterday’s meeting followed a similar open house held in November. The DOT and the cities of Pierre and Fort Pierre are using the meetings to inform area residents...
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Co-Wagonmaster Says 125th Wagon Train Gaining Interest-Sign Ups Continue

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A September wagon train-which is being held to celebrate South Dakota’s 125th anniversary-continues to attract attention from people interested in taking part. The 125th Birthday Wagon Train will kick off September 4 in Yankton and arrive at the Capitol in Pierre September 20. Gerald Kessler of Fort Pierre, who...
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