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Bond Set for Faith Man Charged in April 28 Crash Near Hayes

PHILIP, S.D. – (DRG News) Bond has been set at $50,000 cash for a 63-year-old Faith man who faces charges linked to a two vehicle accident that resulted in the death of a Pierre woman. Walt Taton turned himself in to the Haakon County Sheriff’s Office in Philip and was formally charged yesterday with...
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Murdo FD Called About Fire in Kitchen of Local Café

MURDO, S.D. – (DRG News) Murdo firefighters were called out this morning to the report of a fire inside the kitchen at the GTO Diner. The fire department was notified that a fire was burning in a grill in the kitchen area of the business about 7:35 a.m. this morning. Fire Chief Rich Sylva...
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Water Main Construction Work to Continue Monday on Pleasant Drive

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Water main construction will continue on Pierre’s Pleasant Drive next week and the water department says water main will be replaced on Pleasant from Huron Avenue to Pierre Street on Monday. Customers along that block will be without water service for a time during the day. Water Superintendent Dane...
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May Noted as National Military Appreciation Month

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) May is being noted as National Military Appreciation Month. Governor Dennis Daugaard says it is a time to honor, remember, recognize and appreciate those who have served and are now serving-along with their families. Daugaard says his recent visits with South Dakota troops in Kuwait and Afghanistan have given...
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Travel Difficult on Portion of Highway 65 Between McIntosh and Isabel

MOBRIDGE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Department of Transportation is advising motorists to take an alternate route instead of using Highway 65 between McIntosh and Isabel because precipitation has made travel difficult through a stretch of the road that is under construction. The DOT says heavy precipitation has made it tough to...
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SD Geologist Says Oil Potential is Unexplored

SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s state geologist says that if the state has as much oil as North Dakota, someone’s going to have to go look for it. Derric Iles says South Dakota’s oil potential is significant but it’s unexplored. And he says if South Dakota has a lot of oil, it won’t...
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Charges Filed Against SD Man in Fatal Crash

PHILIP, S.D. (AP) – A 63-year-old South Dakota man has been charged with vehicular homicide after turning himself into authorities following a crash that killed a Pierre woman last month. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says Walt Taton of Faith was charged Thursday after turning himself in at the Haakon County Sheriff’s Office. In...
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Hughes County Sheriff’s Office Looking Into Yard Vandalism Case in Blunt

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Hughes County Sheriff’s Office continues an investigation into an unusual vandalism that was reported last month in Blunt. Sergeant Darin Johnson of the Hughes County Sheriff’s Office says officials were called April 17 to the report that some areas of grass in a yard on Newberry Avenue were...
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AARP Continues with “You’ve Earned a Say” Meetings

UNDATED – (DRG News) AARP South Dakota is holding another meeting today as part of it’s “You’ve Earned a Say” series. The organization is holding gatherings in every county in the state in the coming months, to discuss the future of Medicare and Social Security. Meetings were held yesterday in Onida, Highmore and Pierre....
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Oahe Days 2012 Just Over a Month Away!!

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Planning continues for next month’s Oahe Days event. In 2011, Oahe Days was cancelled by the flood, but organizers say it will return this year, bigger and better than ever. Brad Curtis says volunteers are meeting weekly now, in preparation for Oahe Days; which will be June 15-17 in...
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