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NWS Says Cool Temps Over the Weekend Set or Matched Previous Record Overnight Lows

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says some regional communities noted temperature records over the weekend and other records were matched.  The temperature logged Saturday morning in the Pierre area was 44 degrees, which broke the old record of 49 degrees, set back in 2005.  Timber Lake broke its previous record...
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Pierre to be Featured on Next KGFX Hometown Tour Broadcast Wednesday Morning

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Wednesday brings another stop in the KGFX Hometown Tour series for 2013.  Join KGFX Wednesday morning as we feature the city of Pierre and broadcast from Prairie Pages Bookseller in downtown Pierre.  Some of the guests on the program line-up include Paul Schreiner, who is organizing the upcoming Men’s...
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14th Annual R-CALF USA Convention Coming to Pierre/Fort Pierre This Weekend

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This weekend brings the R-CALF USA Convention to Pierre.  The event starts Friday and most convention activities will take place at the Ramkota Hotel in Pierre.  The 14th annual convention will feature comments from two property rights advocates.  The first, Cliven Bundy, is a Nevada rancher, and he will...
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Some Sturgis Rally Bikers Getting an Early Start

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in western South Dakota doesn’t begin for another week, but some bikers already have embarked on their journey to the Black Hills. Dale Abbott has traveled from Indiana to South Dakota. He tells KELO-TV in Sioux Falls that he’s going to Sturgis for the...
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SD Dedicating More Money to State Buildings Upkeep

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota has increased funding for maintenance of state buildings, but not all legislators agree with the move. Lawmakers have dedicated $4.7 million toward state building maintenance this year, a big increase from annual budgets that used to be about $1 million or $2 million. Bureau of Administration Commissioner...
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Native American Summit on Health Careers Scheduled

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A Native American summit on careers in health care will be held next month in Rapid City. The second annual “Healing Indian Nations Through Research, Education and Outreach” summit will be held on Aug. 13-14. The Rapid City Journal reports that the summit is designed for college faculty and...
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9 Recruits Graduate and Join SD Highway Patrol

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – After more than eight months of training, nine recruits have officially joined the ranks of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. The new troopers completed basic law enforcement training and a special academy for Highway Patrol recruits. They have been in field training since May. At a graduation ceremony in the...
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Rapid City to Host International Snowmobile Event

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Rapid City has been selected to host the International Snowmobile Congress in June 2016. The Congress is a gathering of devoted snowmobile riders. An estimated 500 delegates from the United States, Canada, Sweden and Russia are expected at the event. The International Snowmobile Congress in Rapid City will run...
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Winning Numbers Drawn in ‘Powerball’ Game July 27, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The winning numbers in Saturday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 09-23-40-53-58, Powerball: 6 Estimated jackpot: $196 million Online: Multi-State Lottery Association: http://www.powerball.com/
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SD Air National Guard Prepares for Furloughs

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Members of the South Dakota Air National Guard are facing some financial turbulence because of furloughs that begin next week. KELO-TV reports that 250 members of the 114th Fighter Wing will lose a quarter of their pay from Aug. 2 through September because of furloughs required by federal budget...
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