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NWS in Aberdeen Says New Radar Upgrades Will Help with Summer Storm Monitoring

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) Though its still winter, the National Weather Service is prepared for the coming summer storm season, following a 2012 upgrade of all of its radar systems.  Dave Hintz, Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Aberdeen, says the improvements were made nationwide last year and the changes...
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Donations Still Needed to Help Residents of Burned Trailer Home

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Various donations are still being accepted for a Pierre family who lost their trailer home to a fire on January 10.  Four adults lived in the home which was heavily damaged by flames-at 139 Lakeview Court.  Various donations have already been provided to assist the family; however there are...
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Janklow Records to Date Back to Rosebud Days

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – Efforts to preserve records from the late Gov. Bill Janklow’s career will date back to his days as a public defender on the Rosebud Indian Reservation. University of South Dakota interim dean of libraries Daniel Daily says the archives also will include information from Judge Jeff Davis, who witnessed the...
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Two SD Students Selected for Washington D.C. Youth Senate Program

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Two South Dakota high school students have been selected to this year’s U.S. Senate Youth Program in Washington. U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson says Samantha Beck of Pierre and Elizabeth Renner of Crooks were selected for the program. The two students will travel to the country’s capital March 9 to...
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