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SD Fallen Heroes Banners on Display May 29th in Pierre at Capitol Lake Visitor Center

PIERRE SD – The South Dakota Fallen Heroes Banners will be on display on Memorial Day May 29 from 9am to 3pm at the Capitol Lake Visitor Center. The banners are a mobile display honoring South Dakota’s Sons and Daughters that died since 9/11 in the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. There are 36 banners,...
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South Dakota Farmers, Businesses Help Ranchers Hit by Fires

CORSICA, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota farmers, ranchers and businesses are raising money to help their colleagues in Kansas and Oklahoma hurt by devastating wildfires that burned more than 1,000 square miles along the Kansas-Oklahoma border in early March. The Daily Republic reports that South Dakota farmers have been donating hay to be auctioned,...
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South Dakota Cattlemen’s Foundation Announces Recipients of Scholarships

SIOUX FALLS SD – Members of the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Foundation recently invited students throughout South Dakota to apply for their scholarship program that they launched in 2016. This scholarship program was established by the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Foundation to identify and reward youth who have demonstrated a sincere interest in the growth of...
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Interim President Named at School of Mines and Technology

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An interim president has been named at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology as officials seek a permanent replacement for Heather Wilson.  Wilson submitted her resignation effective Wednesday after the U.S. Senate confirmed her as Air Force secretary. The state Board of Regents says Jan Puszynski will serve...
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Butterflies!’ is theme for May 13 Family Fun Day at Cultural Heritage Center

PIERRE, S.D. — Over 170 species of butterflies make their home in South Dakota, and the public is invited to come and celebrate these flying creatures by making a clothespin butterfly on Saturday, May 13, from 10-11:30 a.m. CDT at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. “When butterflies and moths start to flitter around,...
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Thune: Special prosecutor on Russia ‘not going to happen’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Members of South Dakota’s all-Republican congressional delegation aren’t joining calls for a special prosecutor to investigate Russia’s interference in the presidential election after the firing of FBI Director James Comey. U.S. Sen. John Thune said on Fox News that it’s “not going to happen.” But Thune says the timing...
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Minnesota Measles Outbreak Continues, Keep Immunizations Current

PIERRE, S.D. – As a Minnesota measles outbreak nears 50 cases, a South Dakota health official urges state residents to make sure their immunizations are up to date. South Dakota reported its last measles cases in late 2014 when an outbreak centered in Mitchell sickened 10 state residents and four out-of-state residents. Prior to...
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2016 Drinking Water Report Released: Pierre Drinking Water is Safe

PIERRE, S.D. –The results of the 2016 Drinking Water Report are in, and Pierre’s drinking water is safe. According to City Water Superintendent Dane Brewer, this is nothing new. “Every year, the City of Pierre tests its drinking water to make sure it meets all federal and state safety guidelines,” said Brewer. “We have a...
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Sentence Given for Pierre Man on Felony Forgery and Felony Grand Theft From Former Employer

PIERRE/FORT PIERRE SD – Pierre man Conner Hutchinson was sentenced on May 2nd 2017 for charges of writing and cashing unauthorized checks in Hughes and Stanley Counties on former employer J & J Construction of Pierre and Onida last year. Hutchinson wrote the checks for large amounts passing them off as a paycheck from...
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Easton Corbin Added to SD State Fair Line-Up

HURON, S.D.– The South Dakota State Fair and Legend Seeds welcome Easton Corbin to the SD State Fair Grandstand on Friday, Sept.1. Corbin will be the opening act for Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy. Corbin has been producing country hits like “Baby Be My Love Song,” “ Lovin’ You Is Fun,” “A Little...
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