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City Crews to do Water Main Work on Segment of Buchanan Avenue This Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre water crews will be working in east Pierre this week-installing water main on Buchanan Avenue from Spruce Avenue to Buffalo Street.  Dane Brewer, City Water Superintendent, says there will be street closures on that block and residents who will be without water will have door hangars placed on...
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Stranded Boaters Assisted Northwest of Pierre Late Saturday

CORRRECTION:  After this story was published, we were advised that the boat involved in this incident was stranded and was NOT stuck on a sandbar, as we were first told.  The boat did not have power to return to shore-as the battery had died.  The boaters contacted Pike Haven Resort, and a charged battery...
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Klein Museum of Mobridge Wins Organizational Governor's Award for History-May 2013 (Photo Courtesy of SDSHS)

Klein Museum Recognized by State Historical Society

RAPID CITY, S.D. – (DRG News) The Klein Museum in Mobridge was recognized over the weekend for its efforts in preserving South Dakota history.  The South Dakota State Historical Society gave the museum the Organizational Governor’s Award for History on Saturday during the society’s annual history conference in Rapid City.
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SD Has High Rate of Births Outside Wedlock

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that South Dakota has a high rate of babies being born to unwed women. The report says 37.4 percent of South Dakota births in 2011 were outside wedlock. That was the 19th-highest rate in the nation. The report says the rate...
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