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State Help for Northern Beef Was About $4.4M

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota U.S. Senate candidates talking about the idled Northern Beef Packers plant have been tossing out figures of taxpayer losses ranging from zero dollars to $80 million. State figures show that the actual number is closer to $4.4 million. Former Gov. Mike Rounds said during Saturday’s Republican primary...
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Oahe Dam’s Emergency Spillway Gates to See Repair Work

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Oahe Dam’s Emergency Spillway will be the main focus of work this year; as the Corps of Engineers continues with repairs at it’s Missouri River Mainstem projects. The Corps said earlier this year that seven contracts were awarded in 2012 to repair damages at Oahe Dam from the...
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PFD and PRFD Respond to Calls Tuesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Fire Department responded yesterday afternoon to the report of a gas line break. Pierre Fire Chief Ian Paul says firefighters were initially told that a gas line had been compromised near Jefferson School about 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, but determined a short time later that the break was...
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Sentencing Reset for Fort Pierre Man Who Admitted to Violating Probation from 2009 Case

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Sentencing for a man who admitted to violating probationary terms on 2009 Stanley County charges-including Inhumane Treatment of Animal-was delayed Tuesday. 27-year-old Flint Dahl was also to be sentenced yesterday for his pleas to other charges from Hughes County. The Hughes County State’s Attorney said yesterday that she had...
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