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FPFD Helps Put Out Sunday Fire in Stanley County Wheat Field

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Three area fire departments responded to a wheat field fire on Sunday evening. Fort Pierre Fire Chief Rick Cronin says his firefighters were told of a fire in a wheat field about 6:15 p.m. on Sunday evening. The fire was burning in a field being combined about 42...
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Fort Pierre City Council to Hold Special Meeting This Evening on Street Projects

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Fort Pierre’s City Council will hold a special meeting this evening with the focus on street projects in the community. Mayor Gloria Hanson says the council will take the time to look at all the work that still needs to be complete around town this construction season and...
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Education Students in SD Get State Scholarship

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Nineteen South Dakota college students who have committed to work in critical teaching areas after graduation have been awarded a state scholarship. Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Monday announced the first recipients of the Critical Teaching Needs Scholarship Program. The winners have agreed to remain in the state and work in...
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Grain Storage Space a Problem in Parts of SD

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Rail congestion and large crops are leading to worries about grain storage space as South Dakota’s harvest gets underway. Rail cars are in short supply in the northern Plains, with many officials and farmers blaming increased crude oil and freight shipments from North Dakota’s booming oil patch. That means the...
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