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Large Pole Barn Heavily Damaged in Early Morning Fire

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Rural Fire Department responded early this morning to the report that a large structure was on fire on property east of Pierre.  Department members were summoned to put out the fire in the large pole barn about 3:45 a.m. this morning-two miles south of Highway 14 near...
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Tree from Pierre Church to be the Center of Fort Pierre’s Christmas Season

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A tree which was given by Trinity Episcopal Church in Pierre will have a home over the holidays in Fort Pierre.  The church at 408 North Jefferson, volunteered the large blue spruce to the Fort Pierre Development Corporation, which has organized the Christmas Tree display in downtown Fort...
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Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade Awash in Float Flaps

NEW YORK (AP) – Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is awash in animal-related protests over its floats this year. Controversies involve the unlikely pairing of rocker Joan Jett and Shamu the killer whale. Activists plan to line the route of next week’s parade to protest a SeaWorld float over accusations in a new documentary that...
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South Dakota Tribal Affairs Secretary J.R. LaPlante greets representatives from the Yankton, Oglala and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribes about partnership opportunities with the South Dakota National Guard for community service projects on Native American reservations during a meeting Nov. 14, 2013, in Pierre, S.D. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Maj. Anthony Deiss)(RELEASED)

National Guard and Tribes Discussing Partnerships

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota National Guard and several Native American tribes are talking about working together on community service projects. The Guard says the idea is to have soldiers train on the reservations. The result would be improvements to the infrastructure, such as road development, construction services, providing medical care and...
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