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Verendrye Museum Annual Meeting to be Held Saturday Night in Fort Pierre

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The annual meeting for Fort Pierre’s Verendrye Museum will be held tomorrow night.  The museum’s members gather each year to elect board members, recap the past year and look ahead at future museum events and plans.  Museum President Darby Nutter says members and interested citizens will gather for...
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Pierre Man Sentenced in Federal Court for Assaulting Federal Officer

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was sentenced in federal court in Pierre Wednesday for Assaulting, Resisting or Impeding a Federal Officer.  31-year-old Glen Trudell, Jr. was charged after an incident that occurred in Pierre in August of last year.  U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says in a press release that a woman...
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Group of Co-Workers Claim $6,000 Wild Card 2 Prize

PIERRE, S.D. – (SD LOTTERY) A group of eight state government workers from Pierre on claimed their $6,000 Wild Card 2 prize from the January 8, 2014 drawing on Thursday. Dubbing themselves “The Crazy 8″, the group includes Deb Bessert, Kathy Droz, Colleen Hunt, Steven Lee Huset, Danita Intorn, Julie McBride, Jane Roberts, and Deb...
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Rick Weiland, US Senate Democratic Candidate Visits Mobridge

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) Rick Weiland, Democratic candidate for the United States Senate was in Mobridge on January 9th.  He held a town hall meeting at the Pizza Ranch where he states there was a good turn out. Rick stopped by KOLY radio to speak with us about his campaign. His campaign slogan...
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Police Captain Says Autopsy Completed Following Death of Four-Month-Old Infant in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An autopsy has been completed on a four-month-old infant who died this week in Pierre.  The baby was found unresponsive Wednesday morning at a residence in the 300 block of East Fifth Street and police and an ambulance were dispatched to that location for assistance.  Medical attention was given...
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SD Nonprofit for Disabled Closing After 74 Years

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A nonprofit that’s helped South Dakota families cope with disabilities is shutting down after nearly 74 years because of financial problems. President Vince Braun says South Dakota CARES decided last month to cease operations. The Rapid City Journal reports that the nonprofit formerly known as the South Dakota Society...
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Corps: Missouri River Will Get More Water in 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Slightly more water than normal is expected to flow into the Missouri River this spring, but the dams along the river should have room for it. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says several of the reservoirs remain below normal because they are still recovering from the 2012 drought. So...
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SD Blizzard Rancher Relief Fund Tops $4 Million

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A fund set up to help South Dakota ranchers in the wake of an early October blizzard that killed tens of thousands of animals has surpassed $4 million. The Rancher Relief Fund has received money from more than 5,000 donors in all 50 states. It recently got a boost...
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SDSU Extension Offering Farm Transition Sessions

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota State University Extension is offering workshops to answer questions about estate planning and preparing for farm transitions. The Sustaining the Legacy-Estate Planning and Farm Transitions Conferences will be held at SDSU Extension regional centers in Sioux Falls and Pierre on Feb. 7 and in Watertown and Rapid City...
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Visa Added as Payment Option for SD Vehicle Tags

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakotans can now use a Visa debit or credit card to renew their vehicle licenses plates. The state Department of Revenue, Division of Motor Vehicles says the cards can be used online or through one of the self-service terminals around the state. Other options include electronic check and MasterCard...
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