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Governor’s Task Force on Infant Mortality to Meet Next Month to Review New Data

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s First Lady says the state’s infant mortality rate dropped between 2012 and 2013. New numbers indicate there were 80 infant deaths last year-which equates to a rate of 6.5 deaths per 1,000 live births. That is a drop from 2012′s rate of 8.6 and is more in...
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Mine Turned Over by Local Resident & Disposed of by Ellsworth Explosives Team Monday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An explosives team from Ellsworth Air Force Base assisted local law enforcers yesterday with disposing of a live mine-turned in to authorities by an area resident. Pierre Police Captain Derald Gross says Sunday night; a person handed over a Claymore anti-personnel mine to a state trooper and assistance was...
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Statehood Celebration to Take Place Saturday at Capitol Building

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This Saturday brings the 125th statehood anniversary celebration to South Dakota’s Capitol Building.  The schedule of events for the day will be a full one-starting in the morning with the rededication of a display of First Ladies Inaugural Gowns and ending later in the day with the dedication and...
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USDA Says SD Corn, Sunflower Harvests Lag Behind Average

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A week of warm, dry weather has helped South Dakota farmers with the harvest, but much of the corn and sunflower crops remain in the field. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that nearly all of the soybean crop and nearly three-fourths of the sorghum crop...
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