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Paving Work Underway West of Fort Pierre on Highway 14

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A paving project started yesterday on Highway 14 west of Fort Pierre.  The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the project spans a stretch of about one-half mile in length and is located four miles west of Fort Pierre.  The existing concrete pavement is being removed and the highway...
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Pierre/Fort Pierre Project Connect Day Going On Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Today brings the Pierre/Fort Pierre Project Connect Day to Faith Lutheran Church in Pierre.  Project Connect is organized by the South Dakota Housing Development Authority.  Project Connect is a one-stop service center that provides access to several different services for families and individuals who may need help with various...
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USDA Says Corn Crop Advancing in Maturity, Behind Last Year

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture says South Dakota’s corn crop is advancing in maturity but is lagging behind last year’s pace. The department says South Dakota’s crop is 40 percent mature, well behind last year’s 86 percent and slightly behind the five-year average of 45 percent. Harvest is 4...
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SD Veterans Department Launches New Website

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs has launched its new website. Officials say the new site is designed to offer veterans a central clearinghouse of resources. The department has also created a mobile friendly version, making it easier for veterans to access information from their smartphones or tablets. Secretary...
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Play Auditions Friday and Saturday in Mobridge

Mobridge, S.D.- (KOLY) Have you always wanted to get involved in acting but not had the courage to do so? Well today is your lucky day! This coming Friday and Saturday there will be auditions for a play that’s being performed in Mobridge. The play is called On the Missouri November 1862 and is...
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G F & P Says Large Trout Stocked Below Oahe Dam

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Game, Fish and Parks Department recently stocked about 3,000 rainbow and brown trout in the Oahe Tailrace.  G F & P Fisheries Biologist Robert Hanten says in a press release that the 15-20 inch trout were placed in the waterway to see if a fall stock of...
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Three Locations to Offer Meningitis Vaccines Wednesday

UNDATED – (DRG News) Wednesday will bring Meningitis Vaccine Clinics in three locations in Pierre and Fort Pierre.  Clinics for youth from ages 11-18 will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Stanley County School in the 6-12 gymnasium Wednesday.  There will also be clinics from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday...
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Highway Patrol Says Java Man Killed in One Vehicle Crash East of Selby Sunday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Java man died in a one-vehicle rollover crash about three miles east of Selby on Sunday.  The South Dakota Highway Patrol says that 51-year-old Clyde Bieber was driving a 2008 Ford F-150 pickup eastbound on SD Highway 130 around 11:40 a.m., when the pickup went off the south...
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City of Pierre Continues Search for Fire Chief to Lead PFD

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The search continues for someone to fill the Fire Chief position for the Pierre Volunteer Fire Department.  Full time chief Bill Alexander announced in June that he would be leaving the department later in the year.  Alexander joined the Pierre Fire Department in November of 2005 as the department’s...
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Homecoming Week Kicks Off in Pierre Today

PIERRE, S.D.  - (DRG News) Today kicks off 2013 Homecoming Week for Riggs High School.  The theme for this year’s Homecoming is “School of Rock”.   The theme for today’s dress up day is “Class Color”.  Seniors are wearing black today, Juniors-red, Sophomores-yellow, Freshmen-pink and Teachers are wearing blue.   The parade will start at 5:15...
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