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PUC’s Chris Nelson Chosen to Lead National Telecommunications Committee

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Vice Chairman Chris Nelson has been chosen to serve as chairman of a national committee of utility regulators.  Nelson’s appointment to chair the Committee on Telecommunications for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners was announced last week by NARUC president Colette Honorable of Arkansas. ...
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Fire in Mobridge at Wrangler Inn

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News)  On January 3rd at approximately 6:15 p.m. staff of the Windjammer Lounge, located on the second floor on the south side of the complex, noticed smoke coming in from the hallway.  It was then found that a smoldering fire had started under the stairway in the north east corner...
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Dakotas Motorists Urged to Beware of Conditions

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Motorists in the Dakotas are being urged to take precautions if they’re traveling in the extreme cold pushing through the region. Wind chills in some areas are in the minus 30s, 40s and 50s. National Weather Service meteorologist Philip Schumacher says motorists should carry winter survival kits and a charged...
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Program Helps More Native Americans Attend College

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Board of Regents hopes to increase the number of Native Americans who attend state colleges. The Rapid City Journal reports the regents plan to launch a program soon based on a study of American Indian attitudes toward higher education. Based on the results, they voted to...
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