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Oahe Downstream to Host Annual Kids Fishing Derby on Saturday

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Saturday will bring a morning of fishing and prizes at the Oahe Downstream Recreation Area north of Fort Pierre.  The 6th annual Kids Fishing Derby will be held late Saturday morning.  Kids can pre-register for the event at the Oahe Downstream Welcome Center or by calling the office...
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Highway Patrol Kicked Off New Safe Driving Campaign Over Memorial Day Weekend

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The just ended Memorial Day travel weekend brought the kick off for the South Dakota Highway Patrol’s new summer long safe-travel campaign.  This year’s campaign is called “Obey the Sign and Avoid the Fine” and Highway Patrol Superintendent Colonel Craig Price says it is an initiative to reduce highway...
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SD Parks and Rec Areas Could See Record Camping

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Parks Director Doug Hofer says the state could see a record amount of camping in parks and recreation areas this year. The Rapid City Journal reports that a prolonged winter set back visitation, but the trend appears to be turning with the weather. Nearly all of the...
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Harrisburg School is Flooding

  HARRISBURG, SD (AP) – The nearly ten inches of rain that has fallen in the Harrisburg area in the last 48 hours is causing some major problems at Liberty Elementary School.   The school is surrounded by floodwater. District officials and volunteers are working to sandbag the entrances to the school to keep...
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