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One Arrested, Another Cited Following Saturday Night Pursuit

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Agencies from at least two counties were involved in a pursuit Saturday night, which reached speeds of up to 100 mph.  Stanley County Chief Deputy Sheriff Greg Swanson says officials responded to a complaint around 9:20 p.m. that the occupants of two vehicles were harassing each other and they...
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SD Tourism Launches Peak-Season Advertising

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s Department of Tourism has launched its peak-season advertising across the country. This year’s campaign includes both national and niche magazines, regional cable and network television, and other methods including a social media campaign. Department officials also recently traveled to Chicago and Milwaukee, bringing the Mount Rushmore Mascots with...
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Investigation Underway Into Incident Involving Horses at Fairgrounds

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Stanley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident involving the possible intentional release of horses from pens at the Stanley County Fairgrounds. Chief Deputy Sheriff Greg Swanson says 37 horses were said to have been let out of their stalls from a barn in the horse race...
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Pigs Perish in Building Fire at Christensen Farms Site Sunday

PIERRE, S.D. - (DRG News) Hundreds of hogs housed in a building at a commercial pig farm near Pierre perished in a fire that was reported Sunday morning.  The Pierre Rural Fire Department’s Sean Kruger says the fire was reported by a passerby just after six Sunday morning at Christensen Farms, about 6-7 miles northeast...
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