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Gerald Kessler Leads Philip to Fort Pierre Trail Ride into Fort Pierre July 2011 (KGFX Photo)

SD 125th Anniversary Will Feature Wagon Train

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s celebration of its 125th anniversary of statehood will include a wagon train that will travel from Yankton to Pierre in September. Members of a commission appointed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard say the celebration also will end with some kind of event in Pierre on Nov. 2, the 125th...
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South Dakota Farmers Produce Record Corn Crop

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Crop production in South Dakota last year was up significantly over the previous year and includes a record amount of corn. The National Agricultural Statistics Service says total 2013 corn production is estimated at 809 million bushels, up 51 percent over the year before. The South Dakota Corn Utilization...
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AG Jackley Releasing Investigative Docs to Auditor General

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Attorney General Marty Jackley says he’s releasing criminal investigative and state grand jury information to the Department of Legislative Audit to assist with its audit of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. The joint motion filed by Jackley and the Auditor General was approved Friday. Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced...
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Fort Pierre Fire Crews Practice Skills at Old Fort Pierre Elementary

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Although it may have looked bad, smoke coming from Fort Pierre’s recently shuttered elementary school was just for training purposes.  The Fort Pierre Fire Department used the building for its weekly training, utilizing the building to refine firefighters’ skills in rescues from smoky structures, ventilation training and more. ...
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