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Winning Numbers Drawn in ‘Powerball’ Game September 14, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The winning numbers in Saturday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 01-17-25-37-44, Powerball: 20 Estimated jackpot: $317 million Online: Multi-State Lottery Association: http://www.powerball.com/
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SD Says Railroad Hasn’t Spent Promised Funds

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials say Canadian Pacific Railway hasn’t spent a promised $472 million to improve a rail system that includes the only direct east-west line that serves western South Dakota. Canadian Pacific disputes the state’s claims and says it has met financial obligations for the line. The Rapid City...
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Local Woman On Her Way to Colorado to Help with Flood Response

ONIDA, S.D. – (DRG News) An Onida woman will be on her way to Colorado tomorrow to help with the operation of Red Cross shelters.  Nancy McKenney is a volunteer with the Red Cross and she will serve as a Shelter Manager as part of response efforts to major flooding going on in that...
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Man Rescued After Falling Into Water Near Causeway This Morning

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Rescue Squad was summoned this morning to the report that a person was in the water near the LaFramboise Island Causeway and assistance was needed.  Pierre Fire Chief Bill Alexander says rescuers were called about 11:40 a.m. and they were told that a fisherman was in the...
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Noem Applauds Flood Risk Communication Provisions in House Water Resources Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (DRG News) South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem announced yesterday that provisions in the House Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) will require the Corps of Engineers to better communicate flood risk on the Missouri River.  The flood risk communication provisions are based on legislation that Noem introduced in May of...
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Construction on New Apartment Complex to Start Soon in Northeast Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) By this time next year, Pierre will be home to a new apartment complex.  Two companies are working together to bring what will be called “Prairie Vista Apartments” to Pierre.  The announcement for the new $7.8 million dollar project was made yesterday by Skunk Creek Developers, which is an...
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CACS Planning Event Monday as Part of National Recovery Month

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This month is being recognized as National Recovery Month-to highlight the work being done by many to recover, prevent and treat substance abuse and mental disorders.  Locally, Capital Area Counseling Service is noting the month and is planning a celebration and picnic for next week to pay tribute to...
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Stanley County Schools to Hold a Meningitis Vaccine Clinic Later This Month

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Stanley County Schools will have a Meningitis Vaccine Clinic for students from the ages of 11-18 years old on September 25.  The district has announced that the clinic will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Stanley County School in the 6-12 gymnasium.  The vaccine clinic...
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Eagle Butte Man Charged in Federal Court with Second Degree Murder

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An Eagle Butte man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Second Degree Murder.  30-year-old Jared Slader was indicted Tuesday and appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Moreno on Wednesday.  He has pleaded not guilty to the indictment.  The allegations are the result of an incident on...
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Hunters Can Help the Hungry with Clean Out Your Freezer Event Saturday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A “Clean Out Your Freezer” game meat food drive is scheduled for tomorrow in Pierre.  Hunters who need to clear freezer room for this year’s deer, antelope, elk and other game harvest can help South Dakotans in need by donating game meat to the South Dakota Sportsmen Against Hunger...
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