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2015 to Bring More Work to Fort Pierre Train Depot

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The coming year will bring more work to the Fort Pierre Train Depot.  The depot was constructed in the early 1900’s and was one of the local hubs for passengers and shippers along the rail line serving the mid-section of the state for several years.  The building was...
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SDHP Says Philip Man Killed in Friday Car Crash in Haakon County

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Memorial services will be set in the future for a Philip man who died in a head-on crash Friday near Philip. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says 36-year-old Brent Justin LaPlante was killed when the van he was driving collided head-on with a pickup on Highway 14 ten miles...
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Statewide Relief Drive to Help At-Risk Veterans

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Drop-off sites have been set up in five South Dakota cities for an effort to help homeless and at-risk military veterans. The Veteran’s Holiday Relief Drive is seeking contributions of household and hygiene items, winter clothing, store gift cards and cash. Contributors are asked to put the items in...
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Funeral Set for Hall of Fame Rodeo Cowboy Nelson

WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) – Funeral services are scheduled Wednesday in Watford City, North Dakota for hall of fame rodeo cowboy Alvin Nelson. Fulkerson Funeral Home says Nelson died Dec. 23 at a hospital in Rochester, Minnesota, at the age of 80. The resident of Grassy Butte was a native of Mobridge, South Dakota....
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