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State Employee Blood Drive for Tuesday Still Needs More Donors

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A blood drive for South Dakota State Employees is planned for tomorrow in Pierre.  According to Abbie Titze, Donor Recruiter for United Blood Services in Mitchell, the blood drive has 72 open slots and several of those slots remain open at this time.  Titze says UBS wants to bring...
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Pedestrian Killed on Highway in Southern SD

WHITE RIVER, S.D. (AP) – Authorities are investigating the cause of a crash that killed a pedestrian on U.S. Highway 83 in south central South Dakota. The Highway Patrol says 25-year-old Randy Larvie, of Yankton, died Sunday night when he came in contact with a pickup truck about a mile north of the town...
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Grants Available to SD Rural Youth Groups

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Agriculture Department is asking rural youth groups to apply for grants to support community projects. The grants are available to 4-H clubs, FFA chapters and Family Career and Community Leaders of America chapters. The grants were developed to demonstrate the importance of rural communities and the value...
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South Dakota’s Risky Bridges Lie on Lesser Roads

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A survey of South Dakota’s bridges finds more than 100 of them carry a dual designation that could mean problems. The Associated Press analyzed data in the National Bridge Inventory, and found 127 South Dakota bridges classified as both “fracture critical” and “structurally deficient.” The first category means the bridge...
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