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Former SD Legislator Jay Duenwald Dies at Age 76

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Former South Dakota legislator Jay Duenwald died over the weekend. Gov. Dennis Daugaard says Duenwald, of Hoven, died Saturday. He was 76. Daugaard did not give a cause of death. Duenwald served from 1997-2002 in the South Dakota House of Representatives and from 2003-2008 in the state Senate. He held...
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South Dakota Perspective to Feature Governor Daugaard and Education Secretary Schopp

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Monday, September 9, tune into select Dakota News Network affiliates for the September broadcast of South Dakota Perspective.  This monthly program features various guests who focus on issues relevant to South Dakota.  We’re happy to welcome as our first guest Monday, South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard.  In the second...
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KGFX to Broadcast Hometown Tour to Highlight Fort Pierre Wednesday

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Wednesday brings another stop on the KGFX Hometown Tour schedule for 2013.  Our next broadcast takes us to Fort Pierre, where we’ll broadcast live from Oahe Marina north of Fort Pierre.  Some of the guests we plan to speak with Wednesday morning include new Stanley County School Superintendent...
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NWS Looks Back at August Temperatures and Rains for Central Sections of State

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says that August brought below normal temps in the first part of the month and the end of the month saw very warm to hot conditions.  In central and northeast South Dakota, average monthly temps were from near to almost two degrees above normal.  The...
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