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One Person Dead Following Law Enforcement Chase and Shooting Near Pierre Wednesday

UNDATED – (DRG News) An investigation continues into an incident that took place yesterday afternoon east of Pierre in which law enforcement was involved in a vehicle chase and shooting.  A spokesperson for the Federal Bureau of Investigation says the chase happened on Highway 34 about mid-afternoon on Wednesday.  The spokesperson confirms that a...
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DQ Relief for Ranchers

MOBRIDGE, S.D – (DRG News) Mark the Dates of November 4th through the 10th. $1 for every burger sold goes to DQ Relief for Ranchers fund at all South Dakota Dairy Queen locations. From the Facebook page of DQ Relief for Ranchers, here is how it came to be: It came to him on a...
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WRT Employees to Award Community Funds

MOBRIDGE, S.D – (DRG News) West River Telecommunications is having its Employee Denim give back to communities.  We contacted Lasy Bosch with WRT and this is what she told us: If you have any questions or would like to submit an application, give Lasy a call at 748-4277 or email her at lasyb@westriv.com.  The deadline...
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Investigators Probe ‘Allegations of Financial Misconduct’ in SD Economic Development Office

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s attorney general and governor have confirmed an investigation into the state economic development office. Gov. Dennis Daugaard acknowledged the investigation Wednesday in response to questions from the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, which first reported it. He says he learned earlier this year about the “alleged misconduct” that happened...
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Cub Scouts of Mobridge Gathering Food

MOBRIDGE, S.D – (DRG News) The Cub Scouts of Trinity Lutheran Church Pack 65 will return to homes that were provided bags this past weekend as part of “Scouting For Food.” They ask that you put the bags of non-perishable items by your front door and they will pick them up on Saturday, November 2nd...
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City of Pierre Seeking Citizens to Serve on Advisory Boards

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Pierre has opportunities for residents to serve on advisory boards within City government.  Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says citizen advisory boards have been a part of City government for a long time.  She says in a release that getting advice and input from citizens is an...
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PD Says Extra Caution Advised on What Will be a Busy Halloween Night in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department is offering some words of advice to local citizens and trick or treaters for tomorrow.  Captain Elton Blemaster says Halloween falls on the same night that the Pierre Governors take on Brookings in Pierre in the football play-offs…which means extra traffic on city streets.  He...
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Changes Ahead for Pierre Youth Orchestra

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) – Within the next few months, the Pierre Youth Orchestra will transition away from being a program of the Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area and become an independent entity.  Dennis Pfrimmer, CEO of Capital Area Counseling Service, the agency that currently oversees the orchestra says in...
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Pierre PD Looking for Mini Moto Cross Type Motorcycle Stolen from Pierre Garage

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department is looking for a mini moto cross-style motorcycle that was reported stolen from a Pierre garage.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says the cycle is described as having yellow and white “Rock Star” Energy Drink graphics.  It did not have a license plate and was...
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Mobridge Regional Hospital Auxiliary Bazaar

MOBRIDGE, S.D  – (DRG News) This Saturday November 2nd, the Mobridge Regional Hospital Auxiliary Bazaar will take place at the Scherr-Howe Event Center in Mobridge, S.D. We spoke with June Volk, R.N, from the hospital: The drawing for the 2013 Ford F-150 will be at the Mobridge Regional Healthcare Foundation Fundraiser being held at...
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