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SDHP Holds Sobriety Checkpoint in Hughes County

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Highway Patrol held a sobriety checkpoint in Hughes County last night. Sergeant Doug Sorenson of the SDHP says that 39 vehicles passed through the law enforcement stop point and the drivers were checked. Sorenson says no arrests were made at last night’s checkpoint.
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VFW to Distribute Buddy Poppies to Honor Veterans Tomorrow

UNDATED – (DRG News) Buddy poppies will be made available by members of Post 2038 Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and its Ladies Auxiliary tomorrow in both Pierre and Fort Pierre. The VFW has been distributing buddy poppies since 1922. The poppy became a symbol to remember soldiers who died in battle after the...
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Pierre Chamber Gives Awards at 2012 Annual Celebration

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce held its 2012 Annual Celebration and Banquet yesterday. A portion of the event included the naming the recipients of three different chamber awards. Named Ambassador of the Year was Stephanie Odden of Bankwest; the Pierre Pride Award was given to Gordon Woods and Gators Pizza...
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Storm to Bring Heavy Snow to Parts of North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The National Weather Service has issued a variety of winter weather advisories, watches and warnings for North Dakota as a storm moves in from the Rockies. Forecasters say the storm will bring heavy snow to some areas of the state and freezing drizzle to others. It will linger through the...
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