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Onida Red Cross Volunteer to Serve in Buffalo, NY Following Storm

UNDATED – (DRG News) A local volunteer with the American Red Cross in South Dakota is deploying to Buffalo, New York to assist with Red Cross relief efforts in that part of the United States.  Almost seven feet of snow fell in parts of western New York last week and now, a flood warning...
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Medical Marijuana Supporters Lay Out Strategy

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The leader of an effort to make marijuana a legal medical drug in South Dakota says the best avenue likely is an initiated measure to get the question on the 2016 general election ballot. Emmett Reistroffer says the fact that 2016 is a presidential election year will mean a...
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Historians Form Group Focused on Midwest History

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A group of historians has formed an organization whose goal is to increase the study of the Midwest. The Midwestern History Association was launched recently at a conference in Sioux Falls with the stated mission of giving the region a stronger voice in the historical profession. The group’s first...
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US Senator Johnson Raises Awareness About Adoption

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson is raising awareness about the importance of foster care adoption. Johnson says every child deserves to be raised in an “environment that allows them to flourish.” Johnson this month participated in the 10th annual Adoptive Family Portrait Project, which highlights the experiences and needs of...
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