Trial in McCahren Case Moved from This Month to January

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The trial for a Pierre teen charged for the murder of another teen has been moved from later this month to January of next year.  17-year-old Braiden McCahren is charged with First Degree Murder, Attempted First Degree Murder and Aggravated Assault for the shooting death of 16-year-old Dalton Williams...
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This Sunday it’s The Alcorn Beneft in Mobridge!

Mobridge, S.D.- (KOLY) This Sunday October 6th in Mobridge it is the Alcorn benefit to raise money for Alvin and Wanda Alcorn. In May 2013, Alvin Alcorn was taken by helicopter to Sioux Falls due to a bleeding brain aneurism. He had been suffering severe headaches for 6 weeks prior to the discovery of...
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WeatherEye Says Snow Could Mix with Rain Starting Tomorrow Night Into Saturday

UNDATED – (DRG News) The weather is changing, as forecasters are predicting that temperatures will continue to cool over the next few days and mixed precipitation is possible tomorrow night and Saturday.  The National Weather Service has a Winter Storm Warning for tonight through tomorrow night in the Black Hills and there is a...
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Winning Numbers Drawn October 2, 2013 in ‘Powerball’ Game

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The winning numbers in Wednesday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 04-06-25-42-51, Powerball: 17 Estimated jackpot: $70 million Online: Multi-State Lottery Association:
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Organizers Continue Drive for SD Minimum Wage Vote

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Organizers of a petition drive seeking a statewide vote on a measure that would raise South Dakota’s minimum wage say they have collected about half the signatures they intend to gather. The South Dakota Democratic Party and some labor unions are seeking a statewide vote next year to raise...
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Some Black Hills and Regional Tourist Sites Still Visible

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The federal government shutdown has closed access to some popular Black Hills area tourist spots, but the regional tourism association says some are still visible. Direct access is closed to Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Badlands National Park, Wind Cave National Park, Jewel Cave National Monument, Minuteman Missile National Historic...
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SD State Fair Attendance Good Despite Heat Wave

HURON, S.D. (AP) – Officials say attendance was better than expected at this year’s South Dakota State Fair. Despite the heat wave that hit during the annual fair’s first three days, total attendance this year was the third highest ever recorded. Total gate attendance this year was 183,005, down only 5 percent from last...
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ACS to Hold Bras for a Cause and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk Friday and Saturday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Friday and Saturday will bring two events to the Pierre/Fort Pierre area to raise awareness of breast cancer and gather funds to help combat the disease.  Bras for a Cause will be held Friday at 6:30 p.m. at the AmericInn in Fort Pierre.  For about the past month, several...
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NWS Says September Brought Higher Than Average Temps to Central and NE SD

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service in Aberdeen says that September was a warm month across central and northeast parts of the state, with average temperatures ranging from four to six degrees above normal.  High temperatures for the month were mostly in the 90′s, but Pierre recorded a high of 101...
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Government Shutdown’s Hit Magnified for Tribes

CROW AGENCY, Mont. (AP) – American Indian tribes have more than access to national parks on the line with the government shutdown, as federal funding has been cut off for crucial services including foster care payments, nutrition programs and financial assistance for the needy. On southeast Montana’s Crow Reservation, tribal leaders furloughed 316 workers...
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