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Reservation Hopes for Results from Obama’s Visit

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) – Residents of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation that straddles the border between North Dakota and South Dakota say they’re honored President Barack Obama will visit Friday – but they also want to see results on issues he promised years ago to address. Obama’s trip marks his first to Indian...
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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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