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Man Killed in Mellette County Crash Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Kansas man died in a one vehicle crash yesterday north of White River.  The South Dakota Highway Patrol says the man, 57-year-old Ronald Edwin Franchett, was driving a 1998 Ford Ranger yesterday evening about eight miles north of White River when the vehicle left the road, hit a...
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Thanks Philip for Hosting a Great KGFX Hometown Tour Broadcast!

PHILIP, S.D. – (DRG News)  The second broadcast of the 2014 Hometown Tour series was held Wednesday, June 11 in Philip.  KGFX morning man Scott Lane visited with several different guests from our host location-First National Bank and First National Agency. Listeners heard all about plans for Scotty Philip Days June 13-15 and the...
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Corps Office Target of Race Complaint

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An employee of an Army Corps of Engineers office near Pierre says he has been denied promotions because he is black. The Capital Journal reports that John Newell has filed complaints with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, saying he has been denied advancement because of his race and in retaliation for...
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Report: South Dakota’s GDP Grows 3.1 Percent

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – New figures show that South Dakota’s economy grew by 3.1 percent in 2013. Gross domestic product numbers were released Wednesday by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis. The GDP is calculated as the sum of what consumers, businesses and government spend on goods and services, plus investment and net foreign...
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