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Capitol Flags at Half-Staff for Former Legislator

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has ordered flags at the Capitol lowered to half-staff today for the funeral of former state legislator Stanley A. Johnson. Johnson died Saturday at the age of 88. He served in the House of Representatives from 1968 to 1977. Gov. Nils Boe appointed Johnson to...
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NTSB Issues Preliminary Report on Crash of Crop Spraying Plane June 6

DENVER, COLORADO – (DRG News) The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a preliminary report on the crash of a crop-spraying plane earlier this month which killed the pilot.   The accident occurred June 6 near Ludlow.  Authorities identified the pilot as 39-year-old Doug Kraft of Timber Lake.  The NTSB says the accident occurred about...
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Fort Pierre City Council Meeting June 17, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Council Says No to Third Set of Petitions on Riverwalk Landing-Issue Likely Headed to Court

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A third set of petitions that sought a public vote on some elements of the proposed Riverwalk Landing project were rejected by the Fort Pierre City Council Monday.  An election date of July 9 has already been set after an initial set of petitions were approved for a...
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Highway 65 North of Isabel Reopens to Traffic

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Department of Transportation says that a segment of Highway 65 in Corson County is now open.  Highway 65 between Isabel and McIntosh was closed when two culverts were washed out due to heavy rains in the area.  Since then, the culverts were replaced and the highway...
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