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Crime in South Dakota 2016 Publication Released

PIERRE, S.D.  – Local, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies have continued to cooperate and strengthen efforts to fight crime in South Dakota. “The crime statistics reflect that, overall, South Dakota remains a safe place to live as a result of strong community involvement and law enforcement efforts.  Many categories of crime, including...
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Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed March 30, 2017, as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day”

PIERRE, S.D. – At the request of the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs, Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed Thursday, March 30, 2017, as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day,” calling on all South Dakotans to recognize the courage, service and sacrifice of the men and women who served during the Vietnam War. “Through...
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Car Crash on Waldron Bridge Friday sends Man to Hospital

PIERRE/FORT PIERRE SD – Statement released from Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster: On 3-17-17 at 10:42 AM the Central South Dakota Communications Center received a report of a one-vehicle traffic crash that occurred on the Waldron Memorial Bridge.  A 2007 Buick was travelling east on the bridge.  The vehicle was being driven by a...
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15th Annual Dakota Radio Group Think and Drive March 21st

PIERRE SD – Join Pierre based stations of the Dakota Radio Group on Tuesday March 21st for the 15th Annual Think and Drive Stay Alive to central South Dakota. Once again, we’ll present the program before students at the TF Riggs High School Theater. Dakota Radio Group has featured a number of different guests...
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Pierre Electric Department Gunning for Savings

PIERRE, S.D. – In the cold months especially, the City of Pierre Electric Department staff grabs a gun and hits the streets to hunt for savings. The weapon of choice? An infrared heat gun. It’s a device that scans all of the City’s electrical infrastructure and identifies pieces of equipment that are radiating too...
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Rick Murray Retirement Party March 21st

PIERRE SD -  Tuesday March 21st in honor of General Manager Rick Murray of the Ramkota in Pierre at 920 W Sioux Ave. there will be a retirement party held at the Ramkota Courtyard 4pm – 6:30pm. All friends, family and customers are invited to attend and wish Rick a wonderful retirement. There will...
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Cattlemen’s Association Partnering With South Dakota State Government On Wildfire Relief

PIERRE SD – The state Cattlemen’s Association is partnering with South Dakota State Government to help producers in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Colorado impacted by the recent wildfires. South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association Executive Director Jodie Anderson says her group is contributing up to $1,000 to pay for the oversized load permit a hauler carrying...
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Celebrate National Ag Week March 19th-25th

PIERRE, S.D. – Joining states across the country, Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed March 19-25 as National Ag Week in South Dakota. March 21 is National Ag Day. This year’s theme is “Agriculture: Food for Life.” National Agriculture Week is a time to reflect on the importance of South Dakota’s farmers and ranchers and...
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Karil Harmon of Lower Brule SD is the Jet Away Get Away Winner !!!

PIERRE SD – Congratulations to Karil Harmon of Lower Brule! She is the Dakota Radio Group  Jet Away Get Away 2017 winner and will be enjoying 5 nights in Mexico later this year. Congratulations also to Steve Malsam-Rysdon winner of the weekend in Deadwood and to Nancy Schrempp winner of two nights in a bi-level...
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Former KGFX Radio Announcer Vern “Mule Skinner” Larson Passed Away Saturday

PIERRE SD – Vern “Mule Skinner” Larson passed away on Saturday. Skinner was a basketball player back in the day of TF Riggs and went on to become a radio announcer in later years and worked KGFX in the late 70′s early 80′s announcing 6pm-10pm on KGFX and also sporting events as the #2 play...
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