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SD Rancher Relief Fund Surpasses $5 Million

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A relief fund set up to help South Dakota ranchers in the wake of an early October blizzard has surpassed $5 million. South Dakota Stockgrowers Association Executive Director Silvia Christen says $4.2 million has been doled out to about 600 ranchers, and a decision will be made in early...
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Pierre Man Arrested for Rape in the Second Degree

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man has been arrested following a police investigation into an incident that reportedly occurred at a residence in the 500 block of West Fifth Street in Pierre.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says law enforcers were told Tuesday night that a juvenile had been raped sometime on Monday...
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Pierre Woman Claims George Strait Tickets in 94 Country’s Power Trip Contest

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre woman claimed her prize Monday as part of a contest organized by the Dakota Radio Group’s 94 Country-KPLO. Late last year, the station kicked off a “Power Trip” contest-to celebrate the completion of a project to rebuild the 94 Country broadcast tower that was felled by ice...
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Stained Glass Removal from Barrel Vault March 19, 2014

Barrel Vault Stained Glass Removal Complete

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A majority of the stained glass sections from the barrel vault above the grand marble staircase at the South Dakota Capitol building have been taken out–as part of a project to clean and restore the building’s glass features. A temporary deck was built over the staircase to allow workers...
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