The Culprit in Mobridge Power Outage

MOBRIDGE, S.D. – (DRG News) Residents experienced a power outage on July 12, 2014 that began at 10:45 p.m. and concluded at midnight. The outage lasted about an hour and fifteen minutes. Mark Hanson of Montana Dakota Utilities has stated that the cause was a raccoon that got on top of a transformer and...
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NCAI Applauds Obama’s Visit to Indian Country

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The National Congress of American Indians is applauding President Barack Obama for fulfilling a promise to visit Indian Country. Obama is visiting the Standing Rock Reservation in the Dakotas to get a firsthand look at culture and also the problems there. The National Congress of American Indians says in a...
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Sen. Johnson Opposes Norway Ambassador Nominee

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson says he opposes President Barack Obama’s nominee for ambassador to Norway. The South Dakota Democrat is joining others who believe that George Tsunis is not the right person for the job. Tsunis is CEO of Chartwell Hotels and a top Democratic political fundraiser. Concerns were...
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Pilot of Crashed Crop-Duster Out of Hospital

WINNER, S.D. (AP) – The pilot of a crop-dusting airplane that crashed near Winner has been released from the hospital. Officials say Joe Schneller, of Winner, lost control of his plane Tuesday night as he was taking off. The Daily Republic newspaper reports that he was brought to a medical center in Winner to...
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