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Rededication of Civil War Memorial & Raising of Special 35 Star Replica Flag June 1, 2015

Rededication Ceremony Draws Crowd at Civil War Monument in Pierre Monday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) 95 years after it was first dedicated, a second ceremony was held yesterday recognizing a Civil War Monument located near the State Capitol in Pierre.  On June 1, 1920, a monument containing the likeness of a Union soldier at rest was dedicated on a plot of property known as...
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Rise in Meth Arrests Coincides With Cuts to Drug Programs

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Experts say the recent resurgence of methamphetamine in South Dakota is at least partly caused by a reduction in programs teaching students about the dangers of the drug. The Argus Leader reports that meth-related arrests have more than tripled since funding for youth education programs like “Meth Makes You...
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Polling Underway in Stanley County School Board Election

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Polls are open for today’s Stanley County School Board election.  Seven candidates are running for four open spots on the district’s educational board.  The three year terms for Gary Johnson and Tina Titze are expiring and the two are running again to regain the spots.  They are being...
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Highway 1804 to be Closed South of Walworth County Landfill

MOBRIDGE, SD- (DRG News) The South Dakota Department of Transportation says Highway 1804 will be closed 2.3 miles south of the Highway 12 junction (south of the Walworth County Landfill) on Wednesday, June 3, beginning at 7 a.m. The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Company has replaced the road crossing at this location and will now...
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