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Biologists Hope Shad Boost Oahe Forage Base

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – State fisheries biologists in North Dakota and South Dakota are working together to stock Lake Oahe (oh-AW’-hee) with hundreds of adult gizzard shad, a food for game fish sought by anglers. Last summer’s historic Missouri River flooding flushed a large number of young rainbow smelt through the Oahe Dam, drastically...
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Stephanie Herseth Sandlin

Herseth Sandlin to Go to Work for Raven Industries

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Raven Industries has named former South Dakota congresswoman Stephanie Herseth Sandlin as the company’s attorney and vice president for corporate development.   Herseth Sandlin has worked as a partner in a Washington, D.C., law firm over the past year. She will begin her duties with Raven Industries on Sept. 1....
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South Dakota Farmers Wrapping Up Spring Planting

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota farmers are wrapping up their spring planting, and ranchers in the state are almost done moving cattle to pasture.        The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop and weather report that the development of the state’s winter wheat crop is well ahead of the average...
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Mobridge Men Elected to State Board

Mobridge, S.D. – ( The South Dakota Coin and Stamp Association state convention held recently in Watertown has elected two Mobridge men to the State Board. Jeff Anderson was elected President and Lyle Walth was elected the treasurer. Nine member of the Bridge City Coin and Stamp Club attended the meeting. Some of the...
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Mobridge Police Tell Residents to Lock Doors

Mobridge, S.D. – ( The Mobridge Police are telling their citizens that there have been two incidents, one a home invasion, that occurred Sat May 19th. Interim Police Chief Justin Jungwirth says the two incidents may not be related. The first report was at 4:04am off 1st ave west in which someone was reported hanging around outside their home. The second...
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Linda Daugaard in 2011 Mansion Tour

Second Season of Governor’s Mansion Tours to Offer Extras

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Next week brings the second season of weekly public tours at the South Dakota Governor’s Mansion. The tours will be conducted weekly each Wednesday in June, July and August—starting June 6. There will not be a tour the week of July 4. First Lady Linda Daugaard says this year’s...
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Sobriety Checkpoints to be Held in Several SD Counties in June

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Highway Patrol will hold sobriety checkpoints in several counties across the state next month. The checkpoints will be focused in 19 counties, including Hand, Hughes and Lyman. For sobriety checkpoint text message alerts, visit
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State Tourism Officials Look Forward to 2012 Travel Season for South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Tourism officials are excited about this year’s visitor season; and say the number of people stopping at South Dakota attractions is already up from last year. Jim Hagen, Secretary of the Department of Tourism, says hotels and various attractions around the state have already reported strong visitor numbers early...
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Full Scale Emergency Exercise Planned in Area Thursday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Hughes and Stanley County emergency responders will be busy on Thursday—as they will take part in a full scale preparedness exercise at some point in the day. Hughes/Stanley County Emergency Management Director Rob Fines says the exercise will take place somewhere in the area on Thursday; to test responders’...
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Memorial Day Stage Display 2012

Memorial Day Program Held Monday at Riggs High School Theater

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Monday brought the annual Memorial Day program to Pierre, as a good crowd gathered to remember military members who fought and died for our country. The program was hosted by the Charles E. Thorne Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2038. Music was provided by the Capital City Band, representatives...
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