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Former South Dakota Police Chief Admits Embezzling

  LEOLA, S.D. (AP) – The former police chief in Leola has admitted embezzling more than $37,000 from the fire department in the northeastern South Dakota town. The American News reports that 43-year-old John Grabowska pleaded guilty to two counts of grand theft by embezzlement and faces up to 20 years in prison when...
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PFD Responds to Two Tuesday Afternoon Fires

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Fire Department was summoned to two afternoon fire calls Tuesday.  Deputy Fire Chief Ian Paul says firefighters were told about a brush pile fire at Hyde Stadium about 3:30 p.m. yesterday.  The fire was burning along a set of bleachers, but was put out quickly.  Paul...
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Beef Checkoff

Keldron and Buffalo Residents Reappointed to Cattlemen’s Beef Board

  HURON, S.D. – (DRG News) Two South Dakotans have been re-appointed to seats on the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board.  U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack reappointed Danni Beer of Keldron and Linda Gilbert of Buffalo to the board.  They will both serve three-year terms.  The 106-member Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research...
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DOH Advises South Dakotans to Prepare for Healthy Holiday and Winter with Flu Shot

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Next week is being noted as National Influenza Vaccination Week and South Dakota’s State Epidemiologist says the week is a good reminder that flu shots are the best way to stay protected against influenza.  Dr. Lon Kightlnger of the South Dakota Department of Health says so far this...
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