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Donations Made to Feeding SD in McGovern’s Honor Top $70,000

  MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – Feeding South Dakota has received more than $70,000 in donations in memory of the late Sen. George McGovern. Executive director Matt Gassen tells the Daily Republic that as McGovern grew gravely ill, his family asked that donations be given to the organization in his memory. Gassen says he was...
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McGovern’s Ashes to be Buried in DC Early 2013

  MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – Family members of the late Sen. George McGovern say his cremated remains will be buried early next year in a historic Washington, D.C., cemetery. Nephew Matt McGovern tells the Daily Republic that the remains are currently in Sioux Falls, where McGovern died in October at the age of 90....
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Fort Pierre Man Found Guilty of Three of Four Charges by Jury Today

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Fort Pierre man was found guilty of three of four charges by a jury this afternoon.  33-year-old Derek Boe was charged earlier this year with Attempted First Degree Murder, weapons charges that include Discharge of a Firearm at an Occupied Vehicle and Possession of a Firearm by...
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Rosebud Hospital Earns Baby-Friendly Status

  ROSEBUD, S.D. (AP) – The Indian Health Service hospital on the Rosebud Indian Reservation has been named the first baby-friendly hospital in South Dakota. The hospital is also the first IHS hospital to earn the designation, which promotes breastfeeding. The World Health Organization and the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund administer the...
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