Horse Slaughter Opponents Sue USDA Over Permits

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – A coalition of animal protection groups is asking a federal court in northern California to block the revival of domestic horse slaughter at commercial processing plants. A lawsuit filed Monday by the Humane Society of the United States, four other groups and five individuals seeks an emergency injunction to overturn...
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SD Begins 3rd Round of Grants for Blender Pumps

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials say they have started the third round of funding for grants that help gas stations buy pumps that let customers select different blends of gasoline and ethanol. State Economic Development Commissioner Pat Costello says $500,000 has been allocated for the current state fiscal year. Seventy-five retail gas...
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KGFX to Carry Saturday’s Deployment Ceremony for SDNG’s 152nd CSSB

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Saturday brings a deployment ceremony for a Pierre based National Guard unit that will serve a nine-month tour in Afghanistan.  The Guard’s 70 members of the 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion will be the focus of the ceremony at the T.F. Riggs High School on Saturday morning-starting at 10:00...
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American Legion Riders Setting Up Veterans Viewing Spot for Vets and Families to View Fourth of July Parade Thursday in Fort Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Independence Day will be marked once again this year with a full day of activities in Fort Pierre and Pierre.  Thursday evening will bring the Fourth of July Rodeo at the Stanley County Fairgrounds in Fort Pierre.  The Capital City Band will hold a Fourth of July Concert at...
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