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3 Challenges to Pine Ridge Alcohol Vote Denied

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – A hearing is scheduled for later this month on a challenge to last month’s vote legalizing alcohol on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Election Supervisor Francis Pumpkin Seed says a couple of tribal members filed a restraining order. He says it’s one of three challenges the election commission has...
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Karl and Denise Richards 2013 Capital Area United Way Campaign Co-Chairs (Courtesy Photo)

United Way Campaign Co-Chairs Talk About Importance of Local Organization

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This year’s Capital Area United Way fundraiser is officially underway and the campaign co-chairs say they were honored to be asked to head up the effort.  Karl and Denise Richards were named on Tuesday as the 2013 Campaign Co-chairs.  Denise Richards works as a victim advocate in the Hughes...
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Capital Area United Way Off and Running with Fundraising Campaign

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Capital Area United Way announced its goal for this year’s campaign earlier this week.   At an event held at the Pierre Chamber Tuesday, United Way officials revealed that they will work to raise $545,007; up from last year’s $500,000 goal.  United Way Executive Director Gloria Hanson says the...
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Fort Pierre’s New Occupancy Fee to Go Into Effect Soon

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Fort Pierre will soon implement a new occupancy fee; which will be imposed by two of the city’s hotels starting October 1.  Fort Pierre Mayor Sam Tidball says the $2.00 a night fee will be charged by the AmericInn and Holiday Inn Express and the funds raised through...
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