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State Veterinarian Says Ranchers Should Call Helpline for Assistance with Dead Stock in Waterways-Final Producer Meeting to be Tomorrow in Philip

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The sixth in a series of meetings that have been scheduled for South Dakota ranch families in western South Dakota will be held tomorrow in Philip.  The gatherings have been set up by the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association, SD Farm Bureau, SD Farmers Union, and SD Stockgrowers Association.  They...
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PACO Names Honorees for Philanthropy Day Luncheon to be November 6

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Area Charitable Organization (PACO) has named the list of those to be honored at next week’s annual Philanthropy Day luncheon.  This year’s “Outstanding Volunteer Fund Raiser” is Dr. Tad Perry, who was nominated by the Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area.  One of his fundraising...
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Saturday Designated “National Bison Day” by Senate

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – Saturday has been designated “National Bison Day” under a U.S. Senate resolution sponsored by western lawmakers. The measure is intended to promote the cultural and economic contributions of bison in the United States. It was introduced by Wyoming Republican Sen. Michael Enzi and passed by unanimous consent. Bison advocates in...
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Expert: Shutdown Hurt Midwest Business Conditions

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A business conditions index for nine Midwest and Plains states has dropped after rising the previous two months. The overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index plunged to a growth neutral 50.0 in October from 54.8 in September. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss oversees the survey, and he says the partial government...
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SD Hunger Relief Organization Raising $6 Million

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The Feeding South Dakota hunger relief organization is launching a $6 million statewide capital campaign to boost facilities and services. The organization is trying to reach a goal of providing 16 million meals by 2020 – an increase of about 5 million meals from what’s provided now throughout the...
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Pierre Police Department Releases Information on Thursday Standoff

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Here is an update from the Pierre Police Department on Thursday’s standoff in Pierre: As part of an ongoing Federal investigation into a shooting North of Ft. Thompson on 10-30-2013, a suspect was located at a residence in Pierre, SD in the afternoon hours of 10-31-13. In the process...
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Presentation College Closing Reservation Campus in Eagle Butte

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Aberdeen-based Presentation College is closing its outreach campus on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation. The campus in Eagle Butte was created in 1980, when the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe asked the private Catholic school to develop a nursing program to address health care needs on the reservation. Of the 186...
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Site of Reported Standoff All Quiet This Morning

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) It appears that law enforcement members have left the scene of what is believed to have been a standoff in a northern Pierre neighborhood Thursday-and that the incident has been handled.  The site was blocked off yesterday by Pierre Police and other law agency vehicles.  Officials were initially called...
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Pierre Police at Site of Reported Standoff in North Pierre Tonight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre Police and other law enforcement agencies remain at the site tonight of a reported standoff in the area of North Highland Avenue. Officials have been at the scene since mid-afternoon today. Pierre Police Chief Bob Grandpre said earlier tonight that the situation is still ongoing. Yesterday, law enforcers...
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SD Governor Asks for Blizzard Disaster Declaration

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s governor has asked for a presidential disaster declaration for 14 counties and two American Indian reservations hit by an early October blizzard. Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s request is for public assistance in those counties, snow removal help in six counties that had record snowfalls, debris removal and disaster unemployment...
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