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FPFD to Train in Structure Near Fire Hall This Evening

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Fort Pierre Fire Department reminds you that its members will be training this evening in an old structure that is slated to be torn down.  Fire Chief Rick Cronin says the small house, just west of the Fire Hall, will be the site tonight of the training exercise.  There...
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SD Air Travelers Opt to Drive After Flight Trouble

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Air travelers to and from South Dakota’s small towns are growing weary of inconsistent flights. And many are giving up on regional airports all together. The airport manager for Pierre Regional Airport says it was doing well last year. Mike Isaacs says business has dropped since because of cancellations. Isaacs...
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Tidball Talks About Tuesday’s Election Results

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Sam Tidball-who has served as Fort Pierre’s Mayor for more than 15 years-reacted to news yesterday that a currrent councilmember was selected by voters to take over his job next month. Gloria Hanson won Tuesday’s election for Mayor in that community. Tidball was at the Community and Youth...
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Hanson Happy with Win in Mayor’s Race; Will Spend Coming Weeks Preparing for Job

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Fort Pierre will have a new Mayor in early May. In yesterday’s election, Gloria Hanson received the most votes in the four-way race for the office. Of the 1,475 registered voters in Fort Pierre, 696 votes were tallied-a 47% voter turnout. Hanson received 364 votes, Charles Claussen had...
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DRG Area Election Results Recap

UNDATED – (DRG News) Here’s a look at a handful of the municipal election results from the Dakota Radio Group listening area on Tuesday: It was a tight race for a two year term as Ward II Councilperson in Eagle Butte.  The unofficial numbers from Tuesday showed Mark Steffen had 10 votes and Richard...
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Three Selected for April Prize Drawing Today in Great Futures Mega Raffle

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Three people were named as finalists for this month’s drawing which is part of the Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area’s Great Futures Mega Raffle.  Names were drawn this morning on KGFX by the club’s Ben Beelman and Mega Raffle co-chair Tad Perry.  Selected from those who...
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Judge Allows Attitudinal Survey by McCahren Defense Team to Continue

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A judge has given the okay for attorneys defending a Pierre teen charged with murder to resume a telephone survey to gauge citizen’s opinions on the case. The defense for 17-year-old Braiden McCahren had started the telephone survey of local residents last month. The prosecutor in the case, Beadle...
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Spring Kick-Off Event Held in Mobridge

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) The Mobridge Area Chamber of Commerce held their Spring Kick-Off Event on April 9 at the Mobridge Pizza Ranch. Guest professional speaker Bob Prentice provided a keynote address on attitudes for excellence in business and a local tourism panel shed light on all the things this area has going...
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Drawing for Basketball Court Fundraiser Held in Mobridge

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) The Mobridge Outdoor Pool Committee held their drawing today at Grand Central Station for the 20×40 concrete basketball court.  The basketball court was a fundraiser to raise money for the Mobridge Outdoor Pool Project. The court has an estimated value of over $8000.  It includes the concrete pad, a...
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Dashes for Splashes Kids Fun Run in Mobridge

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) The Mobridge Outdoor City Pool Project is holding a 5K and 10K Fun Run in Mobridge on Friday, May 16 and Saturday May 17. Friday will be the 5K walk/run and starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Mobridge Area Chamber of Commerce Office.  All 5K participants must be checked...
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