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Mobridge Signal Using Flashing Yellow Arrow

MOBRIDGE, S.D. – (SD State News) The South Dakota Department of Transportation is advising motorists that newly installed traffic lights at the intersection of Highway 12 and Main Street in Mobridge are using the flashing yellow arrow as part of the signal system. A flashing yellow arrow means left turns are permitted, but drivers...
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Winter Weather Advisory in Today’s Forecast Through This Evening

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 7:00 p.m. tonight, as the day will bring snow, winds and a change in temperatures.  Dan Mohr with the Aberdeen Weather Service office says snow should begin moving into the Pierre/Fort Pierre area around lunchtime. After...
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Travis Long Fox Leaving Onida Courtroom December 16, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Former Onida Resident Pleads and is Sentenced for Crimes in Sully, Hughes and Stanley Counties

UNDATED – (DRG News) A former Onida man was sentenced to a total of 12 years in prison for crimes committed in a three county area. 21-year-old Travis Long Fox pleaded guilty Monday to Grand Theft for stealing a vehicle in Sully County 2010 and to Third Degree Burglary for a break-in that occurred...
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Roll Call for Members of SDNG's 152nd CSSB December 17, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Parade and Welcome Home Ceremony Held Tuesday for SDNG’s 152nd CSSB

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Soldiers of the South Dakota National Guard’s 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion were welcomed back to Pierre yesterday with a parade through town and an hour long ceremony at Riggs High School.  The unit’s 68 members served in Afghanistan about four months.  They arrived in Fort Hood, Texas a...
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Governor Daugaard Speaking at Return of SDNG's 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion December 17, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Governor and 152nd Commander Talk About Welcome Home for Pierre Based Unit

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Spirits were high Tuesday as the Pierre/Fort Pierre area welcomed home the members of South Dakota National Guard’s 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion.  The unit deployed from Pierre just after the Fourth of July this year and the length of their service time in Afghanistan was shortened twice, resulting...
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Report: SD Leads Nation in Juvenile Lockup Rate

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A report by two organizations involved in juvenile justice reform says South Dakota has had the nation’s highest rate of juvenile incarceration. But the document issued Wednesday by the National Juvenile Justice Network and the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Center for Effective Justice says South Dakota is taking steps that...
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Candlelight Vigil to be Held Tonight for Pierre Teen Killed in December 18, 2012 Shooting

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A candlelight vigil will be held this evening at a Pierre church, one-year after the death of a Pierre boy from gunshot wounds.  A memorial vigil will be held tonight for Dalton Williams, who received fatal injuries in a shooting December 18, 2012 at the home of another Pierre...
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Incident in Southeast Pierre Peacefully Resolved Tuesday Night

PIERRE, S.D. -(DRG News) The Pierre Police Department says no one was injured in an incident that was reported Tuesday evening in the 2000 block of East Sully Avenue.  Captain Dave Panzer says officials responded to a location in that neighborhood about 5:53 p.m. Tuesday and police, the Hughes County Sheriff’s Office and the...
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New Hope Cancer Foundation Receives Gift

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) Santa visited the New Hope Cancer Foundation early this year.  Although there are many worthwhile causes in the area, Leroy and Esther Vogel of Mobridge, S.D. chose the New Hope Cancer Foundation to donate a $10,000.00 gift to.  In the words of Dick Lillestol, President of New Hope Cancer...
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State, Community Representatives to Promote South Dakota at SHOT Show

PIERRE, S.D. – (GOED) Twelve communities and an energy company will join the South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) in promoting South Dakota at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas, Nev., Jan. 14-17, 2014. “The SHOT Show is an excellent opportunity for state and local officials to connect...
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