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Former Pierre Resident Debuted Sunday as Wild Guide for Wild Kingdom Webisodes

UNDATED – (DRG News) A Riggs High and SDSU graduate made her official debut Sunday as the new “Wild Guide” for Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom.   Stephanie Arne was chosen in July to host Mutual of Omaha’s all new online webisode series on and the Wild Kingdom TV YouTube channel.  The release for...
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Mobridge City Council Meets

MOBRIDGE, S.D – (DRG News) The Mobridge City Council held their regular meeting for November 4, 2013 at city hall. The council heard from Matt Reichert, Zoning Officer and a building permit was approved. Police Chief Justin Jungwirth presented a Merit Award to Officer Jordan Majeske.  Officer Majeske received the award for responding to a...
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Organizers Submit Petitions for Minimum Wage Vote

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Democrats and labor unions say they’ve gathered more than enough signatures to force a public vote on a minimum wage increase in the state. Organizers of the petition drive say they’re submitting nearly 26,000 signatures to the Secretary of State on Monday, the deadline to get the...
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National Weather Service Cites October as Very Wet and Cool Month in Much of State

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says last month brought a very cool and wet 30 day period across much of the state including central and northeast South Dakota.  Many large storms moved across the region bringing record setting precipitation for several locations.  The most notable weather issue in October was...
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Semi Trailer Damaged in Collision with Pierre’s Train Bridge Saturday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Another semi-trailer sustained damage Saturday evening after it collided with Pierre’s train bridge.  The Department of Public Safety says the South Dakota Highway Patrol was told that a semi tractor-trailer was wedged under the bridge about 7:45 p.m. Saturday.  The driver of the 2006 International rig was southbound on...
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Central Teen Court to Hold Mock Trial/Open House in Fort Pierre Tonight

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Central Teen Court will hold a mock trial/open house this evening in Fort Pierre.  During this evening’s event, Central Teen Court volunteers will present a mock case to demonstrate how the program works.  Teen Court Director Kellie Shuman says usually, the public isn’t allowed in Teen Court hearings,...
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North Central South Dakota Children’s Choir Performs

MOBRIDGE, S.D. – (DRG News) On Saturday, November 9th the North Central South Dakota Children’s Choir will be presenting their fall concerts. In Pollock they will sing at 2 P.M in the community center gym, with an ice cream social to follow, and in Mobridge they will sing at 7 P.M in the middle school theater....
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Winner of the Truck Fundraiser for Mobridge Regional Hospital

MOBRIDGE, S.D. – (DRG News) The winner of the Truck Fundraiser for Mobridge Regional Hospital Foundation is Robin Ryckman. The money raised goes towards the building project currently in progress. This past Saturday, November 2, the Mobridge Regional Hospital Auxiliary held their annual fundraiser. This weekend they had a great turnout and raised over $9,000 which met...
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SD Man Pleads Guilty in Hunting Violation Case

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The part-owner of a South Dakota hunting operation has pleaded guilty to interfering with a federal officer who was investigating possible violations of wildlife laws. Forty-four-year-old James Steckley of Kimball faces up to a year in prison and a $100,000 fine when he’s sentenced in January. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson...
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Relief for Ranchers Week

MOBRIDGE, S.D – (DRG News) Today starts the DQ Relief for Ranchers.  Between November 4th and 10th at all South Dakota Dairy Queen locations, $1 for every burger sold goes to DQ Relief for Ranchers fund.  We spoke with Lonnie Heier, owner of the Eagle Butte and Martin stores, and here is what he told...
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