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City of Pierre to be Spotlighted This Weekend with 125th Statehood Anniversary Activities

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Pierre will be busy over the coming weekend, as the community will welcome a 125th Statehood Anniversary Wagon Train to town and will hold a special statehood anniversary picnic. Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says the wagon train that started in Yankton earlier this month will arrive...
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2014 Dakota Western Heritage Festival is Complete-Planning Already Starting for 2015 Event

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The 2014 Dakota Western Heritage Festival has wrapped up and organizers are already excitedly beginning to plan for next year’s event. The festival celebrates western traditions and includes music, cowboy poetry, displays and various demonstrations. This was it’s third year. The event was centered at the Expo Center...
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UBS Asking for Assistance from Blood Recipients for December Blood Drive

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News December will bring the annual Tyler Wilcox Memorial/Guns n’ Hoses Blood Drive to the Pierre/Fort Pierre area. The drive is organized by United Blood Services. UBS’s Abbie Titze says the 2013 event brought the largest quantity of blood donated in a three-day period in Pierre/Fort Pierre area. She says...
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Death of State Penitentiary Inmate Ruled Homicide

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The death of a convicted murderer serving a life sentence at the State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls has been ruled a homicide. The body of 37-year-old Kent Davidson was found in his cell a week ago. The Argus Leader reports that his death certificate lists the causes of death...
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