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Fort Pierre Fire Department Holds 2012 Supper and Awards Night

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Several awards were given out Saturday night as part of the Fort Pierre Fire Department’s 2012 annual Appreciation Supper and Awards Night. Fire Chief Rick Cronin says the awards included: Firefighter of the Year-Dustin Dowling Rookie of the Year-Lindsey Binstock Friend of the Fire Department-CHS Elevator in Pierre...
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Fort Pierre Couple Donates One Million Dollars to SD Community Foundation

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Fort Pierre couple that has called central South Dakota home for less than ten years has provided a sizable charitable gift to the South Dakota Community Foundation. The foundation announced Friday that Gary and Connie Grittner would be giving one million dollars which will be doled out to...
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St. Mary’s Receives Funds to Implement eEmergency Technology from Helmsley Charitable Trust

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) St. Mary’s Healthcare Center will start a new program called eEmergency-thanks to $339,000 in funding provided from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust. eEmergency is a service that will link St. Mary’s with emergency trained physicians at Avera in Sioux Falls via two way video equipment...
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McGovern Celebrated as ‘Conscience for Our Nation’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A bagpipe processional closed out the funeral service for former U.S. Sen. George McGovern, who was remembered by hundreds of mourners during the two-hour ceremony. McGovern died Sunday at age 90. He was recalled fondly Friday in speeches by former U.S. Sens. Tom Daschle and Gary Hart. Hart called...
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