List of Some DRG Area Fourth of July Activities

UNDATED – (DRG News) There’s a lot going on in the Dakota Radio Group listening area over the next few days as the Fourth of July is celebrated tomorrow.  Here’s a quick listing of a few of the things you might take in and a few other holiday notes: TODAY: -Fort Pierre 4th of...
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SD Benefits Require Some Travel for Lowest Rates

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State employees will now have to travel to Sioux Falls and other eastern cities for the most affordable specialty services. Changes to state benefits took effect Tuesday that put more of the burden on the insured and relieve pressure on the state. Deductibles have increased by $250 in two of...
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Wessington Springs Relief Fund Nears $80,000

WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) – A relief fund set up to help residents of tornado-ravaged Wessington Springs has raised nearly $80,000 in the two weeks since the June 18 twister. Residents say they’re grateful for the help. Mayor Melissa Mebius says the amount surpasses what officials expected. A committee has been formed to determine...
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Hospital to Replace Destroyed School in Hoven

HOVEN, S.D. (AP) – A former hospital in Hoven will get new life as a temporary school. Officials have decided to house students there during the next school year as they work to rebuild the junior and senior high school that was destroyed in a May 25 fire. Investigators believe the blaze began in...
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