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Dupree School Students Voice Important Anti-Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Messages

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Elementary through High School students from Dupree School visited KGFX recently to record healthy messages to be broadcast on the radio.  The students entered a contest to be part of the school’s Red Ribbon Week and after judging, the writers of the best messages were selected for the chance...
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Drug Take Back Day Coming Up Saturday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (DRG News) The Drug Enforcement Administration has scheduled a National Prescription Drug Take Back Day for Saturday.  It will be held at several locations from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The nationwide initiative was started in 2010 to allow people to safely dispose of their expired, unused and unwanted prescription...
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Secretary Vonk Comments on Pheasant Season and Upcoming Pheasant Habitat Summit

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Although surveys showed that pheasant numbers are down in South Dakota this year; game officials are still optimistic for the 2013 season–based on reports that hunting has been decent in some locations.  South Dakota’s Game, Fish and Parks Secretary Jeff  Vonk: Last year’s drought, a wet cold spring and...
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Bullying Prevention Awareness Rally Held Monday at Riggs HS-Symbolic Balloon Release from Capitol Steps

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Monday brought a Bullying Prevention Awareness Rally to Riggs High School and later to the steps of the State Capitol Building.  The rally was organized by Capital Area Counseling Service and Central South Dakota Teen Court.  Students attended an after school event at Riggs High School, which included speakers...
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SD Officials: Few Details on Health Care Enrollees

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota insurance regulators say they don’t know a lot about the people signing up for health insurance under the new health care law because the online market is run by the federal government. State Insurance Director Merle Scheiber says many people are calling his office, mostly to report they...
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Mobridge Chamber of Commerce Photo Contest

MOBRIDGE, S.D. (DRG News) The Mobridge Chamber of Commerce is holding a photo contest.  They are looking for photos that capture the charm, beauty and character of Mobridge and its surrounding communities. Grand prize is $100 and your picture will appear on the cover of the 2014 Oahe Observer. Email your pictures to haden@mobridge.org...
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Antenna Work on Radio Tower KOLY 1300 Star 99

MOBRIDGE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Star 99 antenna was struck by lightning a few weeks ago and needs repair.  The tower crew will begin repairs this Thursday so KOLY 1300 and Star 99 radio stations will be off and on the air at various times over the remainder of the week.  The football...
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Avera St. Mary’s to Host Open House and Chamber Business After Hours Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Avera St. Mary’s Hospital will be open to the public for two different events today.  During the mid-day hours, there will be an open house and later-in the early evening-the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce will hold this month’s Business After Hours at the facility.  Amanda Bacon, Communications Coordinator...
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Former State Lawmaker Running for SD Governor

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Former South Dakota state Rep. Lora Hubbel says she will challenge incumbent Gov. Dennis Daugaard in the Republican primary next year. The 55-year-old Hubbel, of Sioux Falls, says she opposes the new federal health care law and new Common Core learning standards for schools. Hubbel served in the state...
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Dakota Radio Groups “2013 Ag Expo”

MOBRIDGE, S.D  – (DRG News)  If farmers and ranchers are important to your business, then be a part of Dakota Radio Groups “2013 Ag Expo” – at Scherr-Howe Event Center in Mobridge- on Thursday and Friday, December 5th & 6th in Mobridge!  Farmers and Ranchers are invited to come visit with exhibitors, learn about the latest products and...
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