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BankWest Gives $50K for New 4-H Hall at Fair

HURON, S.D. (AP) – Donations continue to flow to a campaign of the South Dakota State Fairgrounds to build a new 4-H exhibit hall. The state’s Department of Agriculture on Wednesday announced a $50,000 donation from South Dakota-based BankWest. State officials have raised more than $2.2 million toward the $4 million project. The proposed...
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SD Health Department Urges Measles Vaccinations

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Health is urging residents to verify that their immunizations are up to date as the number of cases of measles has gone up nationally. State epidemiologist Dr. Lon Kightlinger says 200 cases of measles have been reported in the U.S. this year, including two cases...
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Crazy Horse Sculptor’s Widow Dies, Project Ongoing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Ruth Ziolkowski, who helped turn South Dakota’s Crazy Horse Memorial into a national draw after her sculptor husband’s death, has died. She was 87. Memorial spokesman Mike Morgan says she died late Wednesday night in Rapid City, South Dakota. Ziolkowski carried on her late husband’s dream of honoring Native...
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Seven Communities Including Kimball and Mobridge to Receive CDBG Funds

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Nearly $3 million dollars in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds have been awarded to a handful of South Dakota communities. Governor Dennis Daugaard has designated that the new round of funding go out to seven towns including Kimball and Mobridge. Kimball will use a $257,500 grant to help...
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