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Powerball Jackpot for Tonight’s Drawing Raised Again-Now Up to $500 Million

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The group that oversees the Powerball game has raised the estimated jackpot for tonight’s drawing from $485 million to $500 million, due to increasing ticket sales.  The Multi-State Lottery Association says the cash jackpot will be $337.8 million.  Powerball tickets can be purchased through any Lottery retailer until 9:00...
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PFD’s Rescue Squad Helps Recover Items Thrown Over Bank of Bad River

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Some of the members of Pierre Fire Department’s Rescue Squad worked along a portion of the Bad River yesterday to recover items that had been thrown onto the river ice. Rescue Squad Captain Ron Bren says it appears that youngsters had taken some football equipment from the nearby Stanley County...
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Telephone Scam Comes to Mobridge

MOBRIDGE, SD- (DRG News) According to Walworth County State’s Attorney Jamie Hare, a number of Mobridge citizens have been contacted via telephone by someone claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service. The caller tells the victim that they owe money to the IRS and that a lawsuit will be filed against them unless...
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Proposal Allowing Objection to Death Penalty Defeated

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A legislative Committee has scuttled a proposal that would have allowed South Dakota residents getting a driver’s license to register an objection to the death penalty if they are killed in a violent crime. The House State Affairs Committee on Wednesday voted 10-2 to dismiss the measure, which supporters likened...
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