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Five People Hurt in Winner Explosion out of Hospital

WINNER, S.D. (AP) – Five people injured in a July 19 house explosion in Winner are out of the hospital and improving. Family member April Al-Salihi, who’s also a police officer, says investigators narrowed the cause to a gas valve on a propane line that once fed an upstairs heater. The Daily Republic reports...
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Producers Advised to Keep Watch on Livestock that Weathered Recent Snowstorm

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG  News) Many western South Dakota ranchers continue assessing their losses and recovering from this month’s snowstorm.  State Veterinarian Dr. Dustin Oedekoven says at last count-about 330 cattle carcasses have been cleared from state roadways and rights of way in western South Dakota-stretching from North Dakota to Nebraska.   Producers are being...
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Tidball Announces He Won’t Run for Mayor in 2014

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Fort Pierre Mayor Sam Tidball announced today that he won’t be a candidate for re-election to the Mayor’s office in 2014.  Tidball has served Fort Pierre over 21 years-as both Mayor and Council member-having been on the council for six years and in the Mayor’s office the remaining...
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Rain Amounts Vary in Central and Western SD Locations

UNDATED – (DRG News) Several different rain amounts were called into KGFX this morning, as the early part of this work week brings more precipitation to parts of the state.  The National Weather Service says the Pierre Regional Airport received 1.00” of rain within the past 24 hours-through 7:00 a.m. this morning.  Other central...
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