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Civil Air Patrol Wing Conducting Exercise

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Wing of the Civil Air Patrol is conducting an emergency services exercise this week. The Air Force every two years evaluates the capability and effectiveness of each wing’s personnel, equipment, vehicles and aircraft to carry out missions. An evaluation team is on scene at the command...
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Earth Day Cleanup Tuesday along US Highway 12

MOBRIDGE, S.D. (AP) – The Leadership Partners of North Central South Dakota are asking for help with the Earth Day Cleanup on Tuesday. KOLY reports that the group plans to clean up a stretch of U.S. Highway 12 from the west side of Selby to the west side of Mobridge, from 2 p.m. to...
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Go Green and Clean Campaign Kicks into Full Gear This Week in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This week brings a busy schedule of events as part of the City of Pierre’s Go Green and Clean Campaign. There will be organized cleanups taking place tomorrow through Saturday in various parts of the community. Tom Farnsworth, Pierre’s Director of Parks and Recreation says tomorrow, there will also...
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Local Law Enforcement Agencies Held Alcohol Compliance Checks Friday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department and other law enforcement agencies conducted alcohol compliance checks at businesses in Pierre/Fort Pierre and in rural Hughes County locations last week. Pierre Police Chief Dave Panzer says the checks were done on Friday evening by the Pierre Police Department, Hughes County Sheriff’s Office and...
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Construction Work Underway on Rawlins Library Expansion

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Construction work is in full swing at Rawlins Municipal Library in Pierre. A new addition is being placed on the north side of the building. Library Director Robin Schrupp says barricades were put up around the construction area and work has started on the project. Schrupp says library patrons...
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Severe Weather Awareness Week Being Noted in SD Through Friday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This week is being noted as Severe Weather Awareness Week; which gives South Dakotans a chance to prepare for the upcoming thunderstorm and tornado season. Dave Hintz, Warning Coordination Meterologist with the National Weather Service in Aberdeen says the week is a good time to brush up on various...
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Rounds Raises About $724K in 1Q, Has $1M on Hand

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Former Gov. Mike Rounds raised about $724,000 during the first three months of 2014 for his campaign for a U.S. Senate seat. Rounds’ Federal Election Commission report shows he spent $868,000 during the quarter ending March 31, with about $517,000 going to media through Sioux Falls-based advertising firm Lawrence...
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Registered Sex Offender Arrested in Fort Pierre on Outstanding Warrant

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A registered sex offender wanted on a four-year-old warrant was arrested over the weekend in Fort Pierre.  The U.S. Marshals Service says authorities with the Pierre Area Joint Task Force received information Saturday indicating that Veryle Bordeaux was in the Fort Pierre area.  He was being sought for a...
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Mobridge-Pollock School Spring Wacipi 2014

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) April 25 and 26 is the 2014 Mobridge Pollock School Spring Wacipi.  The event will be held at the Mobridge Pollock High School Gymnasium. The event is a Lakota Education Program event for “Honoring The Graduates.”  The grand entry begins Friday at 7:00 p.m.  Saturday at 1:00 p.m. will...
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Bridge City Coin Club Celebrates National Coin Week

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) Robert Maisch of the Bridge City Coin and Stamp Club visited with us today about National Coin Week. They will be celebrating with various activities throughout the week. Here is what he had to tell us:  
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