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SD Civil Air Patrol Promoted at Capitol Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A group of citizens representing South Dakota’s Civil Air Patrol visited the Capitol in Pierre this week to talk with lawmakers and state officials about the mission of the organization and its contributions to South Dakota.  Lt. Colonel Rick Larson, CAP Wing Vice Commander of Sioux Falls says the...
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Farm Rescue Accepting Applications for Spring Planting Help

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) – The nonprofit Farm Rescue is accepting applications from farmers who need help with spring planting. The North Dakota-based group assists family farmers in the Dakotas, Minnesota, Iowa and eastern Montana. Farm Rescue sets up camp on the farms of injured or ill farmers, doing their planting or harvesting work rather...
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Senate Panel Approves Measure to Hike Legislator Salaries

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A legislative committee has approved a measure to increase lawmaker pay to $10,000 for each regular session as part of an effort to encourage more South Dakotans to run for office. The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday voted 6-2 to approve the plan to boost the current $6,000 salary. Republican...
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Community Members Honored Wednesday at Parents Matter Ceremony

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Area community residents were honored Wednesday at a “Points of Light” ceremony by Parents Matter Coalition of Pierre/Fort Pierre.  The event was held yesterday at the Hitching Horse Inn in Pierre to thank those working to educate and engage parents and the community to prevent and reduce youth substance...
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