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Holiday Tours at Governor’s Mansion Today

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The last day to take a public tour to view Christmas decorations at the Governor’s Mansion is today.  Holiday tours will be conducted at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.  Tickets for the tour are free, though there is a limit of...
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Fire Burns Gettysburg Business Friday

  GETTYSBURG, S.D. – (DRG News) A Friday afternoon fire destroyed a Gettysburg business.  Potter County Sheriff Curt Hamburger says the fire was reported about 1:30 p.m. Friday at J & B’s Quickstop, along Highway 212 in Gettysburg.  The building houses a gas station, convenience store, bar and diner.  Hamburger says the fire started...
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Donations Made to Feeding SD in McGovern’s Honor Top $70,000

  MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – Feeding South Dakota has received more than $70,000 in donations in memory of the late Sen. George McGovern. Executive director Matt Gassen tells the Daily Republic that as McGovern grew gravely ill, his family asked that donations be given to the organization in his memory. Gassen says he was...
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McGovern’s Ashes to be Buried in DC Early 2013

  MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – Family members of the late Sen. George McGovern say his cremated remains will be buried early next year in a historic Washington, D.C., cemetery. Nephew Matt McGovern tells the Daily Republic that the remains are currently in Sioux Falls, where McGovern died in October at the age of 90....
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