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Governor and Other Officials Attend DC Meeting on Proposed VA Changes in SD

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Supporters of keeping Veterans Affairs medical facilities open in Hot Springs have made their case directly to the agency’s head. The state’s congressional delegation, Gov. Dennis Daugaard and representatives of the “Save the VA” group on Monday met with VA Secretary Eric Shinseki in Washington, D.C. Save the VA...
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Snow Causing Slippery Roads in Some Places-Weather Related Accident Leaves Power Out for B & G Club and Other Places

PIERRE, S.D. Today’s wintry weather in parts of the state has resulted in some accidents and schedule changes.  In Pierre, Captain Elton Blemaster of the Pierre Police Department says there have been at least four accidents since one this afternoon.  One of the accidents involved a vehicle hitting a transformer near Sioux Avenue and...
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Controlled Burn Today at Farm Island

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A controlled burn is underway today at Farm Island.  Area residents should note that if they see smoke at Farm Island-it is part of a pre-planned burn off.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says there have been several calls to dispatchers at the police department about the controlled burn. ...
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Great Faces, Great Places Jingle Returns to 2013 SD Ad Campaign

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s well known “Great Faces, Great Places” jingle has once again been included in TV ads that are used to promote the state in various U.S. cities.  The 2013 marketing campaign was unveiled at this month’s Governor’s Conference on Tourism.   Like last year, the Tourism Department’s Wanda Goodman...
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