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Bomb Dog Jet and Lt. Scott Sheldon in March 2013 at Capitol

SD Highway Patrol Dog Retires After 11 Years

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Highway Patrol is retiring its explosive-sniffing Belgian sheepdog. Jet started his career with the Highway Patrol in 2003 as a police service dog trained to detect odors of different compounds that could be used to construct explosive devices. Highway Patrol Superintendent Col. Craig Price says Jet has...
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Meeting Held Thursday for City of Pierre’s Go Green and Clean Campaign Activities

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) “Earth Awareness Week” will be noted in April in Pierre and a meeting was held Thursday to lay out plans for the week and to plan similar clean-up and beautification efforts in the months that follow.  Earth Awareness Week will be held April 21-27 and is part of Pierre’s...
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Rawlins Municipal Library to Hold 108th Birthday Celebration Sunday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This weekend brings an anniversary that will mark the start of public library services for Pierre.  Rawlins Library will host an event Sunday to note 108 years since the Pierre Carnegie Library opened to the public.  Library Director Beverly Lewis says there will be historical displays which will include...
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Casey Crane Benefit at Taco John’s Raises More than $11,000…So Far…

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Although the final figures won’t be known for a few more weeks, Taco John’s says so far, more than $11,000 has been raised to help the children of a former employee who was killed in a one vehicle accident last month.  Taco John’s donated 50% of all the sales...
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