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Office of Highway Safety Noting Concerning Trend with Traffic Related Fatalities So Far This Year

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota public safety officials are keeping an eye on traffic accident statistics as the number of deaths from traffic crashes logged in the early weeks of this year are starting off a little stronger than normal. South Dakota’s Office of Highway Safety Director Lee Axdahl says his agency...
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Sully Buttes Class of 2015 Holding Service Auction Friday

ONIDA, S.D. – (DRG News) The Sully Buttes Class of 2015 will be having a Service Auction tomorrow after the girls/boys doubleheader against Faulkton.  Organizers say that each student will be auctioned off for a minimum bid of $75 for eight hours of work.  The work must be completed by May 31 of this...
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Redfield and Philip Students Honored Through Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

UNDATED – (DRG News) Two South Dakota students were named the top two youth volunteers as part of the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.  14-year-old Dalton Howe of Redfield and a 17-year-old Bristol youth-Nathan Duerre-earned $1,000 awards, engraved medallions and a trip to the nation’s Capital.  Howe was nominated by Redfield Junior High School...
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Report: Number of SD Farms Increases, Size Shrinks

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A new federal report shows South Dakota saw a minor increase in its number of farms during the last five years, while the size of the average farm shrank slightly. The U.S. Department of Agriculture released the Census of Agriculture Thursday. It is based on 2012 data. The report...
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