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Oahe Hockey Coaches vs. Cancer January 6, 2013

Coaches vs. Cancer Event at Hockey Games Raises Over $3,000

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Yesterday brought Coaches vs. Cancer Day to the Expo Center in Fort Pierre-as part of the Pierre-Fort Pierre Capitals hockey program.  During JV, Bantam and Varsity games that were held yesterday, volunteers manned a donation table and displayed a Wall of Hope.  Those who gave donations were able...
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FPFD Logs 85 Calls in 2012-An Increase from 2010 and 2011 Numbers

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Fort Pierre Fire Department saw an increase in its number of calls logged in 2012.  Fort Pierre Fire Chief Rick Cronin says the department responded to 85 calls and investigations last year.  36 of those were in Fort Pierre, 41 were rural calls and eight calls involved...
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Authorities Spend Saturday Evening Searching for Man Who Exited Ambulance in Remote Area of Mellette County

MURDO, S.D. – (DRG News) Authorities spent much of Saturday night and part of Sunday morning searching for a man who reportedly got out of an ambulance in a remote area of Mellette County.    Jones County Sheriff John Weber says officials were first called about the man-when he fell and hit his head at...
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Three Semis/12 Other Vehicles Slip and Slide on Stretch of I-90 Saturday

MURDO, S.D. – (DRG News) Jones County authorities were kept busy Saturday when weather conditions caused slippery spots on Interstate 90.  Sheriff John Weber says the windy weather created slushy and slippery spots on the interstate east of Draper and west of Murdo.  He says three semis ended up in the ditch, along with...
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