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Thune Seeks Re-election As Conference Chairman

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Sen. John Thune has announced his intention to seek re-election to the third-highest ranking Republican position in the U.S. Senate. Thune said Thursday that he intends to be re-elected as the Senate Republican Conference Chairman. He has held the position since January of this year. In a news release,...
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Soldier Salutes

Veterans Day Events Getting Underway at Local Schools-Running Today Through Monday

UNDATED – (DRG News) Stanley County Schools will celebrate Veterans Day today with a special event in the Parkview Gym in Fort Pierre. The two guest speakers today will be Sergeant Anson Juelfs, who will give a presentation of his deployment in Afghanistan. Last year during the Veterans Day event, students spoke with Sgt....
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PACO Award Winners

PACO Holds Pierre Area Philanthropy Luncheon on Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. -(DRG News) Wednesday brought the Pierre Area Philanthropy Luncheon to the Ramkota. The event is organized by the Pierre Area Charitable Organization and honored recipients of awards including Outstanding Volunteer, Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser, Outstanding Youth Volunteer and Outstanding Philanthropist-along with people who were recognized under the “Good People, Good Causes” category. A...
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Drought Monitor for November 7, 2012

Drought Unchanged in SD; Conditions Improve in ND

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Drought conditions have not changed in South Dakota over the week, with all of the state in some form of drought and more than half in the two worst categories. The latest U.S. Drought Monitor map shows that extreme or exceptional drought continues to cover most of the southern...
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