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31 People Died From Work Injuries in SD in 2011

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says 31 people died from work injuries in South Dakota during 2011. The preliminary numbers show that the number of work-related fatalities in the state decreased by five from the previous year. Of the 31 fatalities, 14 were from transportation incidents. The agriculture,...
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Pierre Teen Enters Not Guilty Plea on Charges from December Shooting

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre teen who has been charged by a Hughes County Grand Jury for a December shooting has pleaded not guilty to the charges he faces.  16-year-old Braiden McCahren was indicted in December on charges of First Degree Murder, Attempted First Degree Murder and alternate counts of Aggravated Assault. ...
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Pierre City Leaders to Gather for Strategic Planning Session Monday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s City Commission and other city leaders will gather Monday for what has become an annual activity in recent years-a Strategic Planning Session.  Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says elected officials, leaders of city departments and City Administrator Leon Schochenmaier will gather to look back what was laid out at...
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NWS Looks Back at Weather in Central and NE SD for 2012

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service in Aberdeen says 2012 was a dry and warm year across central and northeast parts of South Dakota.  Looking back at the year, the weather service says many record highs were broken and drought conditions expanded and worsened.  Average temperatures for the year were from...
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