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DRG Offers a Big Welcome to New Announcer, “Mac”

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Dakota Radio Group is officially welcoming its most recent addition to the family…our new announcer, known as “Mac”. Mac comes to Pierre from Glendive, Montana. He has had previous radio jobs in Dickinson, North Dakota and Baker, Montana. Mac has been in Pierre for the past three weeks,...
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Road Construction Season to Bring Several Projects to Pierre/Fort Pierre Area

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) In addition to infrastructure and street work being done by the cities of Pierre and Fort Pierre in the coming months, the State Department of Transportation also has a number of road projects planned. Dean VanDeWiele, Pierre Project Engineer for the SDDOT says there will be several chip seal...
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6 SD Doctors Got $1M Medicare Payments in 2012

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Recently released federal data show that six doctors in South Dakota each received more than $1 million in payments from Medicare in 2012. The physician data was released earlier this month by the Obama administration, as part of a move to open the books on health care financing. The...
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Nominations Wanted to Transportation Hall of Honor

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Transportation is seeking nominations for inductees to the state’s Transportation Hall of Honor. Darin Bergquist is the department secretary and chairman of the committee overseeing the inductions. He says the committee is looking for people who have made a lasting impact to the state’s...
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Livestock Disaster Aid Signup Begins Tuesday

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Ranchers in the Dakotas who lost cattle and other livestock during an early October blizzard can start signing up for federal disaster aid this week. Signup begins Tuesday for the Livestock Indemnity Program, which could cover as much as two-thirds of a rancher’s loss. The snow storm that hit...
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Weiland Seeks to Lessen Big Money’s Influence

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – As five Republican U.S. Senate hopefuls prepare for battle in a June primary, Democrat Rick Weiland has been busy racking up the miles. The sole Democrat running for the seat being vacated by Sen. Tim Johnson has been traveling to hundreds of small towns across South Dakota telling people...
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Dakota Radio Group 2014 All Star Game in Mobridge

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) Dakota Radio Group’s All Star Basketball Game made a slam dunk Saturday, April 12th through the hoops at Scherr Howe Arena. While the animated fans energized the stands, young celebrities-in-the-making shined on the court. At times, the crowd stood still anticipating every intense moment of teamwork and determination. From...
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Ultimate Gal’s Day in Mobridge

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) A stylish Easter motif complemented by an energetic crowd brought joy and hints of glamour to Scherr Howe Arena Saturday, April 12th. Local models presented fashionable wear cool enough for the spring and summer months, yet trendy enough to turn heads when out with friends. Together, the style show...
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GOP Senate Candidates Meet in First Debate

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Five South Dakotans vying for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate took shots at each other and the president in their first debate. They met Saturday in Pierre at the convention of state newspaper editors. All five generally agreed “Obamacare” should be repealed or limited, the federal government should shrink,...
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SD Man Sentenced to Prison for Child Sex Abuse

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Authorities say a Fort Thompson man has been sentenced to 1  1/2 years in prison for sexual abuse of a minor. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 23-year-old Jordan Traversie was sentenced on Wednesday in federal court. Traversie pleaded guilty to the charge in January. Johnson says the conviction stems...
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