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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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Democratic Lawmaker Wants Forensic Audit of EB-5

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Democratic state lawmaker wants to schedule a special session so legislators can authorize an independent forensic audit of the South Dakota’s participation in a federal investment-for-green-cards immigration program. Rep. Kathy Tyler of Big Stone City says her House and Senate colleagues will find a copy of the petition...
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DPS: Gregory Woman Killed in Lyman County Crash

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Gregory woman died Friday in a two-vehicle crash that occurred west of Presho on Interstate 90. The South Dakota Department of Public Safety says 58-year-old Jean Ann Sieh was westbound, driving a 2002 Chevrolet Blazer, when she lost control of the vehicle on a frost covered interstate bridge...
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