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SD Department of Veterans Affairs to Hold Events for Vietnam Veterans

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs plans activities at the end of March for what is expected to be noted as Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.  Veterans Affairs Secretary Larry Zimmerman says organizers are putting together a schedule of activities to take place in Pierre–focused mostly on the...
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Names Selected for “Pets” to be Part of Discovery Center’s Vet Clinic Exhibit

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Names have been chosen for four toy “pets” that will be part of the South Dakota Discovery Center’s “Discovery Town” vet clinic. A group of Girl Scouts with Troop 65655 solicited names for two stuffed toy dogs, a cat and a rabbit. The animals will be part of a...
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Operation Military Kids Once Again Planning Purple Up Day April 15

RAPID CITY, S.D. – (DRG News) Operation Military Kids (OMK) is looking ahead to April and is encouraging South Dakotans to wear purple on April 15 to observe Purple Up! for Military Kids Day! as part of the Month of the Military Child. Sheila Snyder, SDSU Extension Operation: Military Kids State Coordinator says the...
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Retail Gasoline Prices Continue to Rise in the Dakotas

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Average retail gasoline prices continue to rise in the Dakotas. GasBuddy.com reports that the average price of a gallon of gas is about $2.13 in South Dakota and $2.22 in North Dakota. South Dakota’s average price rose 3 1/2 cents over the past week and North Dakota’s average jumped nearly...
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