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Anti-Bullying Clubs in Mobridge-Pollock Schools Donate

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) Recently the Mobridge-Pollock Middle School Anti-Bullying Club raised $630.00 which was donated to the Mobridge Outdoor City Pool Fund.  They raised the money by selling wrist bands that promote anti-bullying. Students sold these at Freeman Davis Elementary School, at the middle and upper elementary schools, and at three separate...
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Bill Would Let SD Lawmakers Carry Guns in Capitol

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Saying they fear for their safety while on the job, members of a South Dakota legislative committee have approved a bill allowing state lawmakers and other elected officials to carry guns in the Capitol and county courthouses. The House Local Government Committee voted 8-5 to endorse a bill that would...
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UBS Holding Blood Drive in Murdo Today

MITCHELL, S.D. – (DRG News) A blood drive will be held this afternoon in Jones County.  United Blood Services will hold the drive at the Murdo Senior Citizens Center starting at 1:30 p.m.    United Blood Services said that there were still open spots for today’s drive and are requesting that local citizens who are...
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Man Sentenced Monday in Onida for Simple Assault of Law Officer and Theft

ONIDA, S.D. – (DRG News) Yesterday brought sentencing for a man found guilty by a jury for Simple Assault of a Law Officer and Theft. 41-year-old Jimmy Wipf was in an Onida courtroom yesterday for the hearing. Sully County authorities were contacted June 1 of last year and told about the theft of a computer. Sully...
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Two Onida Teens Sentenced Monday for 2013 Theft and Burglary Charges

ONIDA, S.D. – (DRG News) Two Onida teens were sentenced Monday after entering guilty pleas to charges which included burglary and theft. Rowdy Olson and Dylan Hill, both 19-years-old, pleaded guilty yesterday to two felonies-Third Degree Burglary and Grand Theft-and a misdemeanor theft count-for crimes that were committed in Sully County between May and July of...
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BHFCU Opens New Pierre Location

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s newest banking facility officially opened last week. Black Hills Federal Credit Union welcomed customers for its first day on Thursday. The facility is located just south of Wal-mart along North Garfield Avenue and its 6,600 square foot Member Service Center holds nine offices, five drive-up lanes and an ATM...
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Farm Bill Would Help Ranchers’ Storm Recovery

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A massive, five-year farm bill set for a floor vote in the U.S. House Wednesday contains help for South Dakota ranchers dealing with cattle losses from last October’s early-season blizzard. Under the bipartisan compromise reached Monday, ranchers who lost livestock to natural disasters would be able to recoup some...
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Farm Bill Would Offer Choice of Safety Net

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A massive farm bill set for a U.S. House floor vote Wednesday would allow growers to choose between two types of farm safety nets. South Dakota Corn Growers Association executive director Lisa Richardson says the bill’s commodity title gives farmers the choice between a revenue based agriculture risk coverage...
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Irrigation Permits Soar in South Dakota in 2013

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) – The number of irrigation permits issued in South Dakota last year soared as farmers worked to recover from a devastating drought the year before. The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources issued 354 irrigation permits in 2013, more than doubling the 2012 total of 174. In 2011, only 62...
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South Dakota Lawmakers Examine Domestic Abuse Laws

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota lawmakers are looking at a proposal that would expand South Dakota’s domestic abuse laws to cover dating couples who don’t live together. The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing Tuesday on a package of bills recommended by a legislative study committee that met last summer. Current law...
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