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Oahe Farm and Ranch Show to Include Political Forum on June 25

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Oahe Farm and Ranch Show will be held at Oahe Speedway north of Pierre next week…June 25 and 26!  Make plans to attend, and visit the show’s website for the entire schedule at www.oahefrs.com.  Plans are currently being made for an agricultural political forum and debate to take...
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Right Turn Celebrating 40 Years with Event at the Ramkota Tonight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Right Turn will celebrate 40 years of service to central South Dakota with a Homecoming event later today.  The non-profit organization helps people to improve their lives through education and job training and was first founded as the Pierre Clerical Program in 1974.  Right Turn Executive Director Mary...
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Weiland Says No on Keystone; Rounds Supports It

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Tim Johnson says the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline is a “big money con” that would bring great risk and little benefit to South Dakota. Rick Weiland says the only ones who will benefit from...
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Mobridge City Council Meeting

MOBRIDGE – (DRG NEWS) The Mobridge City Council meeting took place June 16, 2014 at 5:30 pm at the Mobridge City Hall. The reading for repealing Ordinance 6-4-14 concerning Pitbulls under the city law was approved. A wage increase for Officer Collin Smith from $16.06 per hour to $17.43 per hour was approved with...
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New Rules on Autism Advance to Public Hearing

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board of Education has authorized public hearings on rule changes pertaining to students with autism and other disabilities. Panelists voted unanimously on Monday to support the first reading of the proposed rules. They still must be reviewed by the public and by the Legislative Research Council for...
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Search Continues to Fill Two Patrol Openings with Pierre PD

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Two new officers were sworn in to the Pierre Police Department last week. Now part of the department are Justin Harmon and Drew Heaton. Both come from families which have backgrounds in law enforcement careers. New department Captain Derald Gross oversees the patrol division. Gross says when looking for...
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Stanley County Getting New High School/Middle School Principal Soon

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The new high school/middle school principal for Stanley County is preparing to begin work full time in the next few weeks. Former principal Timothy Hollar resigned in May and new principal Thomas O’Boyle has been hired to take over the job. O’Boyle was born and raised in Des...
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DOT Holding Meeting on Missouri River Bridge Replacement Study Soon

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A public open house and information meeting is coming up in about two weeks-as part of the Missouri River Bridge Replacement Study. The current bridge between Pierre and Fort Pierre was built in the early 1960’s and is nearing the end of its lifespan. Plans call for a new...
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Mobridge Boy Scouts Summer Camp

MOBRIDGE, S.D. – (DRG NEWS) Mobridge Boy Scouts and leaders are at Lewis and Clark Scout Reservation this week. Troop 65 chartered to the Mobridge Rotary Club sent eleven Scouts and three leaders to the 400 acre Sioux Council property in the Missouri River brakes on the north shore of Lewis and Clark Reservoir...
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AG Study Shows Not Much Change in South Dakota Crime Numbers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The number of serious crimes reported in South Dakota was down slightly in 2013, but arrests for less-serious offenses rose a bit over the year before. Attorney General Marty Jackley released the Crime in South Dakota report Monday showing a drop of less than 1 percent in the number of...
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