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Chance of Rain in Southern SD for Today’s Election Day

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Some South Dakotans might run into some rain or bad weather as they head to the polls Tuesday for the primary election. Meteorologist Jennifer Hacker with the National Weather Service says there’s a good chance of showers and thunderstorms across the southern half of the state. They’re expected to...
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Early Morning Fire in Mobridge

MOBRIDGE, S.D. – (DRG News) At 4:20 am the Mobridge Fire Department and Mobridge Ambulance was toned out to a fire on 20th Street. Approximately five minutes later an explosion could be heard throughout the city of Mobridge. On scene, it appeared as though a tractor was on fire as well as the surrounding...
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UBS Making Software Changes to Shorten Wait Time to Donate Blood

MITCHELL, S.D. – (DRG News) Those who donate blood through United Blood Services drives are being reminded that new software is making the donation process faster. Abbie Titze-Donor Recruiter with UBS in Mitchell says the latest software has changed the way pre-donation interviews are done. In the past, it sometimes took up to 25...
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Lightning-Caused Fire Damages Home & Causes Problems at Nearby Residences

GETTYSBURG, S.D. – (DRG News) A fire caused by a lightning strike left damage to a home west of Gettysburg Sunday. Potter County Sheriff Curt Hamburger says the fire was reported about 5:30 p.m. yesterday near Bob’s Resort-18 miles west of Gettysburg. He says a storm moving through the area yesterday included lightning. Hamburger...
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