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152nd Working in Afghanistan to Clean Up Remnants of War

UNDATED – (DRG News)As part of its deployment to Afghanistan, the South Dakota Army National Guard’s 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion has been working to fulfill a number of different duties.  The group left South Dakota in July and is expected to be deployed for five to six months.  The National Guard says the...
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Tickets Available for Next Month’s Casey Tibbs Foundation Tribute Dinner…Honorees Listed

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Honorees from across the state will be recognized at next month’s Casey Tibbs Foundation Tribute Dinner in Fort Pierre.  The recognition dinner is an annual event and is being held November 2 at the Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center.  Center Director Cindy Bahe says the honorees this...
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Vehicle/Pedestrian Crash Sends Man to Hospital

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A vehicle/pedestrian crash in Pierre yesterday sent a Blunt man to the hospital.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says authorities were told of an injury accident involving an SUV and a pedestrian at the intersection of Pierre Street and Sioux Avenue about 11:45 a.m. Wednesday morning.  Blemaster says an...
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State Veterinarian Estimates Storm Killed 15-30K Livestock

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State Veterinarian Dustin Oedekoven now estimates that 15,000 to 30,000 head of livestock died in the early autumn blizzard that hit western South Dakota nearly two weeks ago. Oedekoven earlier estimated the livestock loss at 10,000 to 20,000, but he says reports from ranchers, emergency officials and others caused him...
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