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HCSO Fully Staffed Following Wednesday Swearing In Ceremony

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Hughes County Sheriff’s Office is fully-staffed, following a swearing in ceremony yesterday for a new full-time deputy and a second part-time deputy.  Lee Weber was sworn in as the department’s newest deputy and Kendall Light returns to fill a part-time spot at the office.  Sheriff Mike Leidholt said...
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Deadline for Century and 125-Year Farm and Ranch Recognition is August 13

HURON, S.D. – (DRG News) Century and 125-year farms and ranches will be recognized during this year’s South Dakota State Fair. Families that have enjoyed 100 or 125 years of life on the farm or ranch will be highlighted during the fair on September 3. To qualify for the Century Farm and Ranch award,...
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South Dakota Rated Third in 2014 Well-Being Survey

UNDATED – (DRG News) South Dakota ranks #3 in a report that rates the well-being of state residents. Alaska residents had the highest well-being in the nation in 2014 in the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, followed by Hawaii and South Dakota. The index was compiled through more than 176,000 interviews with U.S. adults across all...
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Sec. Bob McDonald presented the Pillars of Excellence Awards to SDDVA Secretary Zimmerman and Deputy Secretary Pollard) (Courtesy Photo)

SDDVA Recognized for Innovative Efforts Through 2014′s Operation RAV

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This week, the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs was honored for its work in 2014 on Operation Reaching All Veterans. Tuesday, Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald named the recipients of the 2015 Abraham Lincoln Pillars of Excellence Awards at the National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs...
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