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Farm Rescue Accepting Applications for Planting

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) – A nonprofit organization that helps farm families in need is accepting planting applications from farmers in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and eastern Montana. Farm Rescue assisted 50 farm families in 2013 and hopes to help a similar number of families as available funding and volunteer staffing allows. Farm...
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PFD to Conduct Training Tonight at Old Hughes County Jail

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Fire Department will utilize the old Hughes County Jail this evening for member training. Pierre Fire Chief Ian Paul says training will get underway after six this evening and will last about four hours at the empty facility along North Euclid Avenue. Paul says the structure will...
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Appointed Legislators Make Vacated Seats Their Own

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard appointed an unusually high number of legislators in the last year to fill vacated seats in the House and Senate. Four of the five appointees are freshmen lawmakers, serving in their first session. All are Republicans. Sen. Alan Solano, R-Rapid City, had only a day...
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Mayor Gill Announces Kickoff Meeting for 5th Annual “Go Green” Campaign

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A kickoff meeting for the City of Pierre’s “Go Green and Clean” campaign will be held Wednesday morning at City Hall.  Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says the campaign was first organized as a “call to citizens to volunteer” and give back to the community.  The “Go Green” campaign is...
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