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Governor Daugaard Says About 30 Business Prospects to be Part of This Weekend’s Invitational Pheasant Hunt

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Governor’s Invitational Pheasant Hunt is coming to central South Dakota tomorrow and Saturday.  The annual event is held to boost economic development.  Governor Dennis Daugaard says more than two dozen business leaders have been invited to the state to take part in the two day gathering-along with various...
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Friday to Bring Installation of Statues for Governors Janklow and Wollman

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Two more statues of former South Dakota Governors will be placed along what is being called the “Trail of Governors” in Pierre tomorrow.  The likenesses of former Governors Bill Janklow and Harvey Wollman were unveiled in June during a ceremony at the state capitol.  Janklow’s statue will be placed...
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House Passed Water Development Bill Includes Noem’s Flood Communication Provision

WASHINGTON, D.C. (DRG News) – The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday that requires the Army Corps of Engineers to set up procedures to better communicate with the public when there is a high risk of flooding on bodies of water it manages, including the Missouri River.  South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem authored...
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LaPlante Chosen as President for Governor’s Interstate Indian Council

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Delegates to the Governor’s Interstate Indian Council (GIIC) in Tulsa, Oklahoma elected South Dakota’s Secretary of Tribal Relations to serve as the organization’s President for 2013-2014.  J.R. LaPlante was chosen for the council’s leadership position on September 27.  LaPlante says a in a press release that he is humbled...
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Three More Locations Added to Community Gathering Schedule for SD Ranch Families Hurt by Livestock Losses

RAPID CITY, S.D. – (DRG News) Three more meetings have been added to gatherings already scheduled for South Dakota ranch families impacted by this month’s blizzard.  The series of meetings starts tomorrow in Union Center at the Community Center; plus there will be a meeting in Faith at the Legion Hall on Saturday and...
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State Prison Inmate Found in Mobridge October 18

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A state prison inmate who left a work assignment in Sioux Falls in December of last year is now back in custody.  Inmate Wilson Two Lance Jr. was taken into custody in Mobridge just over a week ago-on October 18.  Two Lance Jr. left his community service job in...
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St. Francis Indian School Students Visit KGFX

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) St. Francis Indian School students spent time in Pierre at the KGFX studios where they recorded anti-drug related messages.  The five students, in 6th and 10th grade, are all members of the Gifted and Talented program at St. Francis Indian School.  Joining the students on their visit were teachers...
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Deer Disease EHD Has Lesser Impact in SD This Year

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A disease that caused large-scale deer die-offs in South Dakota last year hasn’t had the same impact this year. The Game, Fish and Parks agency says there have been about 700 reported deer deaths this year from epizootic hemorrhagic disease, better known as EHD. That compares to 3,700 reported deaths...
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Winning Numbers Drawn in ‘Powerball’ Game October 23, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The winning numbers in Wednesday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 03-23-31-34-47, Powerball: 13 Estimated jackpot: $216 million Online: Multi-State Lottery Association: http://www.powerball.com/
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Governor Extends Executive Orders for Cattle Disposal

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has extended an executive order that waives the standard 36-hour carcass disposal requirement for animals killed in an early October blizzard. Daugaard is also extending a waiver of the overweight limits for truckers hauling carcasses of cattle. Both orders were initially signed on Oct. 11, and were...
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