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Planning Continues for 2014 Dakota Western Heritage Festival

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Organizers have been working to get ready for this fall’s Dakota Western Heritage Festival. The annual event returns to the Expo Center in Fort Pierre September 13 & 14. Festival co-chair Gary Heintz says volunteers began working on the event right after the 2013 festival wrapped up. Once...
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Sansarc Schoolhouse Spotlighted During Monday Open House

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An open house was held earlier this week at the Sansarc Schoolhouse-a former country school now located near the log cabin Visitor Center in Fort Pierre. It’s believed the school building, which served students in northwest Stanley County, was first put to use in the early 1900′s. The...
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Contractor Notes Few Problems So Far for Garfield Avenue Project

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The weekly public meeting for the Garfield Avenue project was held this morning in Pierre. The project involves the reconstruction of the northern section of Garfield-also known as the Truck Route. A good portion of the mile and a half segment of Garfield is blocked and motorists are now...
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Reservation Hopes for Results from Obama’s Visit

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) – Residents of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation that straddles the border between North Dakota and South Dakota say they’re honored President Barack Obama will visit Friday – but they also want to see results on issues he promised years ago to address. Obama’s trip marks his first to Indian...
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