Go Big Buffs Sign for Homecoming 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Stanley County Names Homecoming King and Queen Tuesday

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Stanley County’s Homecoming Royalty for 2013 was announced during a coronation ceremony held in Fort Pierre Tuesday.  Named as King and Queen for this week’s Homecoming were Riley Thelen and Hailey Norman.  Tuesday’s ceremony included an introduction of the crown bearers, Tatum Scott and Chance Carda and the...
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Spirit of Dakota Award

Spirit of Dakota Award to be Given Out This Weekend

HURON, S.D. – (DRG News) Eleven women will be honored Saturday after being nominated by their communities for the Spirit of Dakota Award.  South Dakota’s premier woman’s award will be given out this weekend in Huron.  Those nominated hail from Custer, Huron, Spearfish, Groton, Sioux Falls, DeSmet, Marion, and Howard.  Two central and western...
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Mount Rushmore

Some Tourists Upset By Closure of Mount Rushmore

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Some tourists are upset that Mount Rushmore National Memorial in western South Dakota has been closed by the partial shutdown of the federal government. Wolfgang Ludmann tells KOTA TV he is angry because he came all the way from Germany to see Mount Rushmore, but could only see it...
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Scales of Justice and Judge's Gavel

Arkansas AG Sues Online Payday Lenders Including SD Based Company

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is suing companies that he says colluded to offer illegal payday loans online while claiming to be affiliated with a Native American tribe to avoid legal action. McDaniel on Tuesday announced that he filed suit in Pulaski County Circuit Court against Western Sky Financial,...
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