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New Salmon Species Being Considered for Lake Oahe

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Wildlife officials are considering adding Atlantic salmon to Lake Oahe. South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks biologist Bob Hanten tells the Capital Journal that Atlantic salmon have a number of advantages over the Chinook salmon currently in the lake. He says the overall goal is to increase the number of...
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Fort Pierre Horse Racing Season Opens Saturday!

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Saturday brings the opening day for the 2014 Fort Pierre Horse Racing season. The day includes free admission and free hot dogs for the first 400 people-according to track manager Dennis Booth. He says it should be a great day-with fast horses and nice weather. Booth says race...
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Current Historic Stockgrowers Bank Sign (KGFX Photo)

Fort Pierre’s Stockgrowers Bank Building to Get New Historic Marker

UNDATED – (DRG News) The local Pierre/Fort Pierre Historic Preservation Commission plans to add a new marker outside Fort Pierre’s historic Stockgrowers Bank building in May. There is already an exterior marker that was placed by the state near the rear of the building, but local commission member Don Zeller says sometime next month,...
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Pierre Woman Arrested For Assaulting Man Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre woman was arrested yesterday after police were called to check on a man who was laying outside on the ground in the 300 block of Crow Street. Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers and an ambulance were dispatched yesterday afternoon to the neighborhood where they were...
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