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Local Business Donates Toward Project to Return Fort Pierre Train Depot

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A local business offered a donation yesterday to support a fundraiser that will return Fort Pierre’s former Train Depot to town. The depot was built in 1906 as part of the Chicago and NorthWestern Railroad system and served Fort Pierre for many years. After it was deemed surplus...
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South Dakota Hospital Suing IHS for $6.5 Million

MARTIN, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota hospital that nearly closed earlier this year because of financial problems is suing the Indian Health Service, saying the federal agency doesn’t pay its bills. The Bennett County Hospital in Martin is trying to collect more than $1.65 million in fees for care provided to members of...
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Drought Hurts Rural Economy in 10 States

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The economy in rural parts of 10 Midwest and Western states continued to look weak in September as the drought weighed down agricultural businesses. A new survey of bankers in the region released Thursday showed that the overall economic index remained in negative territory at 48.3 in September. That was...
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SD Stockgrowers Association Holding Convention

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Stockgrowers Association is holding its annual convention and trade show in Rapid City Friday through Sunday. The convention, in its 121st year, will be held at the Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center. R-CALF USA President George Chambers will be the keynote speaker on Friday night. The...
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