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Governor Expected to Propose Modest Spending Boost

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota legislative leaders say they expect Gov. Dennis Daugaard will propose a state budget with only modest increases in spending on education, health care and other top priorities. The Republican governor will give a speech to a joint session of the Legislature on Tuesday to unveil his proposed state...
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United Blood Services Holding Tyler Wilcox Memorial Guns n’ Hoses Blood Drive Through Wednesday

UNDATED – (DRG News) Have you made the decision to sign up for the annual “Guns n’ Hoses Tyler Wilcox Memorial Blood Drive” yet? The competition allows donors to choose which organization they want to donate blood on behalf of-Team Fire or Team Law. The team that recruits the most blood donors, “guns”-or law...
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Rancher Relief Fund Reminds Producers that Applications are Being Accepted for Blizzard Funds

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Livestock producers are being reminded that applications continue to be accepted for producers needing assistance from the devastating October blizzard.  Administrators of the Rancher Relief Fund are accepting applications through December 31.  Bob Fortune, SD Stockgrowers President says the Rancher Relief Fund has nearly two million dollars to pass...
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Former Senator to Sign Books in Pierre During Events Scheduled Next Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Book signings that feature one of the state’s former U.S. lawmakers will be held next week in Pierre.  Former U.S. Senator James Abourezk will be in Pierre Wednesday, December 11 to sign copies of his book “Advise & Dissent: Memoirs of an Ex-Senator” at the Cultural Heritage Center and...
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