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Jim Finley Receives Ag Appreciation Award December 7, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

2013 Outstanding Farmer Award Given Out Saturday by Pierre Chamber Agri-Interest Committee

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Blunt producer, Jim Finley, was named the winner of the 2013 Outstanding Farmer award over the weekend.  Finley was given the award Saturday during the Pierre Chamber’s annual Ag Banquet.  The Kansas native has been farming in South Dakota for forty years and mostly produces wheat, corn and...
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How to Find Help Paying for Prescription Drugs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (DRG News) If you are looking for assistance to help you pay for your prescriptions, there are several agencies you may want to contact: Start by contacting your local State Social Services Agency. Social Services can provide direct assistance to individuals in distress and referrals to other local organizations that may be...
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ND Tops in Nation in Funding Tobacco Programs

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A coalition of public health organizations says North Dakota is tops in the nation in funding programs to prevent children from smoking and to help smokers quit. South Dakota isn’t far from the top. The report says North Dakota spends $9.5 million each year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs,...
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Appeals Court Reverses Sexual Abuse Conviction

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Court of Appeals has reversed the conviction of an Eagle Butte man sentenced to nearly 11 years in prison for sexual abuse because jury instructions were incomplete. Jerry Matthew Chasing Hawk was indicted by a federal grand jury in 2011 and found guilty for the August 2009...
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