Hunters Can Help the Hungry with Clean Out Your Freezer Event Saturday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A “Clean Out Your Freezer” game meat food drive is scheduled for tomorrow in Pierre.  Hunters who need to clear freezer room for this year’s deer, antelope, elk and other game harvest can help South Dakotans in need by donating game meat to the South Dakota Sportsmen Against Hunger...
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United Blood Services Blood Drive Being Held in Pierre Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) United Blood Services is holding a blood drive in Pierre today.  The blood drive is underway until 4:30 p.m. and is being held at the Family Center for Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church at the intersection of Euclid and Broadway Avenues.  They are welcoming walk-ins today, but for...
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State to Break Ground on New Veterans Home

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs plans to break ground later this month on a new veterans home in Hot Springs. A ceremony at the site of the current Michael J. Fitzmaurice State Veterans Home campus is planned for Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 11 a.m. MDT. Scheduled speakers include...
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Baby Shoes

SIDS Down in SD in 2012, Infant Mortality Still Up

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The number of deaths in South Dakota attributed to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome was at its lowest level ever in 2012, but the state’s infant mortality rate still rose. The state Health Department says there were six SIDS deaths in 2012, well below the 13-year median of 9 deaths. However,...
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