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Parmelee Breaks Ground for New Fire Hall

HURON, S.D. – (From USDA Rural Development) The community of Parmelee, South Dakota, gathered Tuesday to celebrate the ground breaking of a new fire hall. The fire hall will be home to the Parmelee Volunteer Fire Department (PVFD) located on the Rosebud Indian Reservation. South Dakota USDA Rural Development provided funding for the project...
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K9 Search Done Today at Riggs High School

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department and other local law enforcers conducted K9 searches at Riggs High School today. Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says the search began just before 1:30 today and ended about a half an hour later. A check was done of about 150 vehicles in the parking...
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Governor Daugaard Visiting Troops Serving in Middle East

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard is overseas today in Afghanistan-taking part in a trip to the country with two other governors. Last year the Department of Defense offered governors a chance to visit their National Guard troops. Daugaard says he had a chance to go last November but the schedule didn’t...
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Dave Knight Leaving DRG Airwaves

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Dakota Radio Group is saying farewell this week to longtime DRG employee Dave Knight. Dave has worked on KGFX, weekday afternoons for ten years. He moved here from the Fargo/Moorhead area and has been in the broadcasting business for close to 30 years, gracing the airwaves with his...
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National Coin Week

Mobridge, SD – (DRG News) The Bridge City Coin and Stamp Club of Mobridge is excited for Coin Week April 15-21. This years theme is “Change in Money: Cowries to Credit Cards.” Club members have set up exhibits at the A.H. Brown Library, the Chamber of Commerce Office, Dacotah Bank, Great Western Bank and...
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Attorney General’s Office Warns of Telecommunications Services Invoice Scam

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Attorney General’s Office is warning businesses and government offices of a telecommunications services invoice scam. A.G. Marty Jackley says that a company is sending solicitations that look like invoices for telecommunications services that weren’t authorized. The state’s Consumer Protection Division has received several calls from businesses...
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Pierre Police Looking for Motorcycle and its Driver After Tuesday Pursuit

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department is looking for a motorcycle and its driver-after authorities were involved in a short chase with the motorcyclist yesterday. Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says an officer was in the area of 5th Street and Huron Avenue last night around 7:15 p.m. when he reportedly...
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Mobridge Resident Gets Ordained

Mobridge, SD – (DRG News) Mobridge native Dale Hamre, who has been serving as a lay person at Bethany Lutheran Church and the St. John Lutheran Church in Selby for the last 11 years has been ordained. Hamre was ordained at the St. John Lutheran Church Selby on Tuesday, April 17th. He did his seminary schooling...
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Mobridge Police Chief Retires

Mobridge, SD – (DRG News) The Mobridge City Council meeting on Monday was filled with emotion as Mobridge Police Chief Mike Nehls announced his retirement. Nehls has served as Mobridge’s Police Chief for the past 8 years and has been in law enforcement for the past 30 years. In his tearful speech he said,...
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Pierre Man Changes Plea to Assault Charge

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man pled guilty to Aggravated Assault-for an incident that occurred in January when a woman was hit in the head with a shovel. 40-year-old Orville Whiteeyes, Jr. changed his plea in court yesterday and admitted his guilt to the assault charge. He had pled not guilty in...
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