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State Lottery Celebrating 25 Years This Year-Anniversary Logo Debuted

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The State Lottery will celebrate a milestone this year-and will turn 25 on September 30. As part of the anniversary, the agency is starting a months-long celebration, unveiling an official logo that commemorates its 25th year. The logo will appear in all Lottery related advertising the rest of this...
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Pierre Came Four Degrees Away from Record High Tuesday

UNDATED – (DRG News) Tuesday brought hot weather to Pierre/Fort Pierre, but no records were set in the communities. The National Weather Service says Pierre’s record temperature for June 26 was in 1961 when the high reached 104. Yesterday, the Pierre Regional Airport logged the temperature at 100 degrees. Other preliminary temperatures noted yesterday,...
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SD Fire Marshal Urges Fourth of July Fireworks Safety

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Today marks the first day that retail sale of fireworks is allowed in South Dakota. State Fire Marshal Paul Merriman is urging South Dakotans to play it safe as they celebrate. Merriman says fireworks are a traditional part of the Independence Day celebration, but each year, they bring a...
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Oglala Sioux Tribe Honors Russell Means

OGLALA, S.D. (AP) – The Oglala Sioux Tribe in South Dakota is honoring former American Indian Movement leader Russell Means. Means is a member of the tribe and gained national fame in the 1970s for his political activism related to the American Indian Movement. He helped lead the 71-day uprising at Wounded Knee in...
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