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Vital Records Office in Pierre to be Closed for Walk-ins Tomorrow

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Department of Health’s Vital Records office in Pierre will be closed to walk-in traffic tomorrow. The closure of the office to visitors; located at 207 East Missouri Suite 1-A is being implemented tomorrow only because work will be done on the facility’s parking lot and walkway. Those needing...
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Jones County Fire Burns Grassland, Stubble Fields and Hay-Several Fight the Wednesday Blaze

MURDO, S.D. – (DRG News) A fire which started in hay bales being hauled on a semi scorched a few thousand acres in Jones County, totaled the semi and trailer and resulted in the closure of a portion of Interstate 90 Wednesday. Jones County Sheriff John Weber says the fire was first reported about...
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Drought Conditions Worse in the Dakotas Over Week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Drought conditions continue to worsen in the Dakotas. The latest U.S. Drought Monitor map shows 96 percent of South Dakota is mired in some form of drought, up more than 4 percent over the week. Nearly 88 percent of North Dakota is in drought, up about 7 percent. Conditions...
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SD Governor Wants Robo-Calls Investigated

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard and Secretary of State Jason Gant are asking the state’s attorney general to investigate automated telephone calls criticizing Republican legislative leaders for supposedly not adhering to the party’s principles. Daugaard and Gant want to know who is behind the calls and if they violate a...
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