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3 Named as Semi-Finalists in BGCCA’s Final Drawing for 2014 Mega Raffle

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Three names were drawn this morning on KGFX for the final prize in the 2014 Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area’s Great Futures Mega Raffle.  This month’s prize is a three month pass to the Oahe Family YMCA and three hours of massages.  The semi-finalists selected from...
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SD Snowmobile Trails Scheduled to Open Monday

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota snowmobile trails are scheduled to open Monday, but officials are still waiting for snow. Black Hills trails district supervisor Shannon Percy says the Black Hills has seen minimal snowfall so far this season. He adds that grooming operations will be limited until the snowfall accumulation increases. Eastern South...
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SD Officials Attending Outdoors Show in Las Vegas

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Representatives of eight communities and an energy company are joining officials with the South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development at an outdoors show in Las Vegas. The Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show is Jan. 20-23. Gov. Dennis Daugaard says the SHOT Show is a good opportunity to showcase...
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SD Delegation Responds to CIA Torture Report

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Republican and Democratic members of South Dakota’s congressional delegation have differing views on a Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA interrogation tactics. The report released Tuesday says the U.S. brutalized scores of terror suspects with interrogation tactics that turned secret CIA prisons into chambers of suffering and did nothing...
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Officials Warn SD Consumers Who Want to Invest

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials are warning consumers to be careful when examining an investment offer. The state Division of Securities put out a reminder Tuesday that high-yield investment programs commonly listed in Internet advertisements and social media messages can be too good to be true. The investment programs are advertised as...
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SD PUC Could Hear Final Keystone Arguments in May

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state Public Utilities Commission will likely hear final arguments in early May as part of its decision on whether to re-approve the portion of the Keystone XL pipeline that would run through South Dakota. The commission on Tuesday set the terms for discovery in the case. It partially approved...
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Winter Clothing Drive Organized by National Guard Underway This Month

UNDATED – (DRG News) Volunteer members of the South Dakota National Guard have set up a winter clothing drive this month to help needy individuals.  Guard members are donating new or gently used coats, gloves, hats, scarves or blankets for adults and children to assist needy individuals who are in need of warm clothing...
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District 24 Lawmakers Meet with Pierre School Board Monday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) District 24 lawmakers spent about an hour yesterday talking with members of the Pierre School Board during a Legislative Forum at the school district’s administration building.  Various topics were discussed, including school funding, teacher pay, the shortage of educators, adjustments being made in mathematics based on new Common Core...
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Pierre School Board Approves Employee Bonus

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board Monday gave unanimous approval to the issuance of a one-time bonus for all permanent Pierre School District employees.  Business Manager Darla Mayer told the board that the district received a one-time source of revenue in the current fiscal year of $265,000 from the Telephone Gross...
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It’s Day Two of the Annual Guns ‘n Hoses Blood Drive

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An annual blood drive that started yesterday in Pierre continues through Wednesday with a goal of collecting 251 pints of blood.  United Blood Services is holding its Guns ‘n Hoses Tyler Wilcox Memorial Blood Drive again today at the First United Methodist Church in Pierre.  The event moves tomorrow...
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