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Three Hurt in Friday Head on Collision Near Ipswich

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) Three people were injured in a two vehicle crash that was reported east of Ipswich Friday.  The South Dakota Highway Patrol says the accident occurred about 4:35 p.m. Friday afternoon on South Dakota Highway 12-about six miles east of Ipswich.  Lieutenant Caleb Walters says an Aberdeen man was traveling...
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Trail Signs to be Dedicated Today in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Four new signs placed along the Lewis and Clark Trail will be dedicated today in Pierre.  The signage placement was delayed by the flood waters of 2011.  Pierre’s Director of Parks and Recreation Tom Farnsworth says a short ceremony will be held this afternoon at one of the sign...
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PFD Called to Store for Report of Vehicle Fire Saturday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Fire Department was called to the report that smoke was seen coming from under the hood of a vehicle parked in the Runnings parking lot Saturday morning.  Pierre Deputy Fire Chief Ian Paul says fire crews were summoned to the business about 10:00 a.m. Saturday.  A store...
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Crow Creek Students Stop at KGFX and Record Anti-Drug Messages

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Students from Crow Creek visited KGFX last Wednesday to record anti-drug messages.  The sophomore, junior and senior students were joined by advisor Evan Hawk.  Listen soon to hear announcements on air by Defond Ebago, Angela Blacksmith, Terry Curley, Trista Gonzales and Tori His Law.  Thanks for coming by our...
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Regional Leadership Program Kicks Off in October

Mobridge, S.D.- (KOLY) Recently the Mobridge Economic Development Corporation (MEDCO) announced that they’re forming a four county leadership development program. Leadership Partners of North Central South Dakota is an education program for emerging leaders in Walworth, Corson, Dewey and Campbell counties. This great program is being funded by a grant that MEDCO recently received....
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The CEO of Mobridge Regional Hospital Has Been Elected Chairperson of SDAHO

Mobridge, S.D. – (KOLY) The administrator and CEO of Mobridge Regional Hospital, Angelia Svihovec was elected chairperson at the annual business meeting of the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations. Mrs. Svihovec served last year as chairperson elect of the SDAHO. Some of her duties with this leadership role will include providing leadership and...
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SD Retirement System Plans Change to Benefit Plan

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Retirement System is planning a big change to the 40-year-old pension plan that covers more than 77,000 employees of state and local governments. Instead of increasing retirees’ usual benefits the next time the system has a surplus, Retirement System leaders want to add a new benefit....
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Pierre Couple Buys Bus for Canine Companions

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A Pierre woman says she didn’t set out to have seven dogs. But ever since her first Weimaraner, she’s fallen in love with the breed. Brenda Manning and husband Kyle are well-known around South Dakota’s capital city for their love of the dog. They started helping so many of the...
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A $16.5 Million Boost for Health Care Job Training

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The federal government is betting $16.5 million that a group of South Dakota technical institutes and tribal colleges can boost the state’s health care workforce. U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez says the South Dakota Allied Health Training Consortium will receive the money during the next four years. The Argus...
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Winning Numbers Drawn in ‘Powerball’ Game September 28, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The winning numbers in Saturday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 14-47-52-53-54, Powerball: 5 Estimated jackpot: $60 million Online: Multi-State Lottery Association: http://www.powerball.com/
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