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NWS Says Some Communities Saw Record Low Maximum Temperatures Wednesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service in Aberdeen says several record low maximum temperatures were set yesterday in parts of the state.  In Pierre, the high temperature yesterday only reached 53 degrees, which was lower than the previous coolest high-56 degrees set in 1965.  In Timber Lake, the previous lowest maximum...
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2014 Dakota Western Heritage Festival Kicks Off Friday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Another year of planning is coming to a close for the 2014 Dakota Western Heritage Festival. The festival will be centered in Fort Pierre at the Expo Center, but some activities linked to the event will take place in Pierre. Co-organizer Gary Heintz says Friday through Sunday will be...
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Work on Rotunda Stained Glass September 11, 2014 (Courtesy Photo)

Stained Glass Sections Filling the Capitol Rotunda Again

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Activity continues in the rotunda area of the State Capitol as workers have been putting restored stain glass sections back into that portion of the building the past few days. Conrad Schmitt Studios of Wisconsin has been in charge of the year-long project. It has involved taking out stained...
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Pierre-Fort Pierre Exchange Club Displaying Flags on Bridge to Note Today’s Patriot Day

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre-Fort Pierre Exchange Club is displaying the U.S. and South Dakota flags across the Missouri River Bridge today as part of the September 11 Patriot Day designation.  Patriot Day is noted annually to remember victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.   The Exchange Club posts flags across...
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