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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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