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Fire Marshal Encourages Fire Safety During Thanksgiving

PIERRE, S.D. – Amidst all of the Thanksgiving Day food and celebration, South Dakotans are being reminded once again to be careful with fires. State Fire Marshal Paul Merriman says many people don’t realize how important fire safety is on Thanksgiving, especially with so many people cooking at home. The potential for a cooking...
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“Mount Rushmore’s American Pride” Float Appears in the 90th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

PIERRE, S.D. – During the 75th anniversary year of the completion of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, the “Mount Rushmore’s American Pride” float will appear in the 90th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®. This is the seventh year the “Mount Rushmore’s American Pride” float has been featured in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®. It is estimated...
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Gov. Daugaard Orders State Capitol Flags At Half-Staff For Former State Rep. Bob Roe

PIERRE, S.D. – Former state legislator Robert A. “Bob” Roe of Brookings passed away on Nov. 18, 2016. Roe, 62, was appointed to the state House of Representatives in 1989 by Gov. George S. Mickelson. He represented the Brookings area in the House until 2000 and served as majority whip from 1995 to 1998....
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Hamlin County Fatal Crash

VIENNA, S.D. – One person died Sunday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash that occurred northeast of Vienna. The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family. A 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup was southbound on 438th Avenue, just south of the 184th Street intersection, when the driver lost control on...
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