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Deadwood Casino Gambling Up in June

DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) – Gambling in Deadwood casinos was up in June compared with a year earlier. The South Dakota Gaming Commission reports that the amount wagered in June was nearly $95.6 million, down from about $101 million a month earlier but up from $94.3 million in June a year ago. Tom Nelson, executive...
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SD Beef Plant Official Says He is Still with Plant

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – The president of the Northern Beef Packers plant in Aberdeen says he is still working for the company. KSFY-TV in Sioux Falls reports that David Palmer said Thursday morning he had resigned, but later said he is still employed with the company. The station says Palmer would not say why...
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Wednesday’s Full Scale Exercise at Riggs Brings Several Agencies Together to Refine Emergency Response

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Representatives of some of the groups involved in a multiple agency drill yesterday say the event was a helpful test in preparing for large scale emergencies.  Several law enforcement agencies, Avera St. Mary’s Healthcare Center, AMR ambulance and the Pierre School District worked with other responding organizations in playing...
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Farm Rescue Taking Apps for Producers Needing Help with Harvesting This Year

JAMESTOWN, N.D. – (DRG News) The organization Farm Rescue is now taking applications to help producers who need assistance during the upcoming harvest season.  Farm Rescue will harvest up to 1,000 acres free of charge for those producers who have gone through a serious illness, injury or other disaster.  Danielle Abbas, Marketing Communications Coordinator...
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