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More South Dakota Statehood Celebrations Planned

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – More activities are planned across South Dakota to mark its 125th year of statehood. Madison will host an All-School Reunion and Prairie Music Festival July 26 for everyone who has attended or currently attends an area school. The annual Carthage Straw Bale Festival on Aug. 2-3 will feature a parade...
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Capitol Commission Approves Enhancements at Civil War Memorial Site in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Capitol Complex Restoration and Beautification Commission Wednesday approved a motion to go forward on a project to enhance the Civil War Memorial Site near Capitol Lake. The war monument was dedicated in 1920 and was put in place to commemorate the veterans of the Civil War. Mike Mueller...
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Deputy U.S. Marshals Talk About Former South Dakotan on Most Wanted Fugitive List

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The U.S. Marshals Service is hopeful that a national TV show highlighting one of it’s 15 most wanted fugitives will aid in the man’s capture. Convicted sex offender and escapee; 41-year-old Kevin Patrick Stoeser, who is from the Pierre/Fort Pierre area, will be the focus of a half hour...
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Man Arrested for Obstructing and Other Charges by Pierre Police

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was arrested early this morning for charges including DUI and Obstructing an Officer.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says about 2:30 a.m. this morning, an officer observed an SUV accelerate in an alley in the 100 block of West Dakota Avenue-causing the tires to squeal.  Blemaster...
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