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USDA Helps Fund Rosebud Transfer Station Which Will Help Trash Handling

ROSEBUD, S.D. (AP) – Officials say a new solid waste transfer station will improve trash collection for residents of the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation in south-central South Dakota. The U.S. Agriculture Department provided loans and grants for the transfer station. USDA officials joined tribal officials recently for the station’s grand opening. Elsie Meeks, USDA...
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Fire Destroys Bar in Northeastern SD Town of Mina

MINA, S.D. (AP) – A bar in the northeastern South Dakota town of Mina has been destroyed by fire. Ipswitch Fire Chief Mike Heinz says the fire at Montana’s Bar was reported around 10:30 p.m. Sunday night, and firefighters contained the blaze in about two hours before the wind picked up. Heinz told the...
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Fort Pierre Fire Department Puts Out Two Grass Fires Saturday

The Fort Pierre Fire Department responded to two grass fires over the weekend.  Fort Pierre Fire Chief Rick Cronin says the first fire call came in to responders about 2:45 a.m. Saturday morning.  Fire crews put out a blaze in a ditch along Highway 1806 south of Fort Pierre.   That fire scorched a 30...
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Stanley County Sheriff’s Office Says Two Pierre Teens Receive Minor Injuries in Sunday Rollover

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Two teen girls from Pierre received only minor injuries in a one vehicle rollover that happened on Bad River Road Sunday evening.  Stanley County Chief Deputy Sheriff Greg Swanson says the accident occurred last night about three miles down Bad River Road from Highway 83.  The two 14-year-olds...
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