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Confederate Flag Removed from Hot Springs VA Hospital

  HOT SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) — Officials at the Veterans Affairs medical center in Hot Springs have removed a Confederate flag from a historical display after some patients complained. VA Black Hills Health Care System Director Steve DiStasio tells the Rapid City Journal that he will meet with the veterans next week to talk...
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Day of Remembrance Tomorrow in South Dakota

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has declared Friday “A Day of Remembrance” to honor Gov. George S. Mickelson and seven others who died in a plane crash 20 years ago.  The eight men were returning from Cincinnati at the time of the crash. They had traveled there to save the John...
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Presentation of Check from Midwest Cooperatives to the Pierre Area Referral Service April 2013

PARS Receives Donation from Area Cooperative to Help Hungry Citizens

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A local organization that is working to help those who are in need in the Pierre and Fort Pierre area received a donation Tuesday from CHS Midwest Cooperatives.  $14,700 was given to the Pierre Area Referral Service during a donation ceremony at the Feeding South Dakota warehouse in Pierre. ...
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New Exhibit Opening Saturday in SDSHS’s Museum at Cultural Heritage Center

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Saturday brings the debut of a new exhibit at the South Dakota State Historical Society’s Museum in Pierre.  The exhibit, called Furniture: The Fancy and the Functional will open Saturday in the museum’s Marvis T. and Florence Brown Hogen Gallery at the Cultural Heritage Center.  Admission will be free...
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