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Work Continues on One of Fort Pierre’s Two Sewage Lagoon Facilities

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Work has been underway south of Fort Pierre to strengthen the walls around one of the sewer lagoons that serves the city.  Fort Pierre Mayor Sam Tidball says the city received funds through the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to help pay for the project.  He says...
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NWS Predicts Possible Record Tying or Record Setting Overnight Temps in Next 24-48 Hours

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says it’s possible that some central South Dakota locations could see record or near record minimum temperatures over the weekend.  The Aberdeen office of the Weather Service says that locations like Mobridge, Pierre and Timber Lake could match or set overnight record lows tomorrow morning...
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ND, SD Universities Get Bioprocessing Grant

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Four universities in North Dakota and South Dakota have been awarded a $6 million grant to establish a research consortium that will study the use of a plant material to replace petrochemicals. The National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research has awarded funding for North Dakota State University,...
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Public Vote Set on Legalizing Booze on Pine Ridge

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – The Oglala Sioux Tribe Election Commission has scheduled a vote on legalizing alcohol on the dry Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The special election is set for Tuesday, Aug. 13. The Tribal Council in June approved a public referendum on whether to legalize alcohol on the southern South Dakota reservation,...
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