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Veterans Day Programs to be Presented

MOBRIDGE, S.D – (DRG News) On Monday, November 11, the Mobridge-Pollock High School will be presenting their Veterans Day program in the high school gym.  The program will start at 8:30 A.M. The high school music department will be performing. At 1 P.M. the Mobridge-Pollock Elementary School will be presenting their program in the middle...
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Cargill to Label Meat After ‘Pink Slime’ Uproar

NEW YORK (AP) – Cargill says it will start labeling beef products that contain finely textured beef, an ingredient that came under attack as “pink slime.” The meat company says the new packages will appear before next year’s grilling season and is in response to consumer demand. It says packages will note when a...
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NWS Lists Snow Levels from Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service is tallying up some snow levels from yesterday.  Four inches of snow was noted about four miles northwest of Onida in Sully County by last evening.  In Lyman County, the NWS says three inches of snow was measured in Kennebec by mid-evening on Tuesday.   West...
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Mobridge Area Chamber to Host Annual Banquet

MOBRIDGE, S.D – (DRG News) We contacted Haden Merkel, Mobridge Chamber of Commerce Executive Director and this is what she provided to us. With over 350 confirmed guests so far, the 2014 Mobridge Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet is set to be a hopping place. Located at the Scherr Howe Event Center on Saturday,...
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Apartment Fire Results in Arrest

MOBRIDGE, S.D – (DRG News) On Friday, November 1, while on patrol, Officer Smith was flagged down and advised about the smell of smoke coming from 1215 2nd Ave E in Mobridge, S.D.  Upon his investigation it was determined that smoke was coming from apartment 5 at this address.  The Mobridge Fire Department and Mobridge...
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Half Foot of Snow Falls on Parts of South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A storm trekking across southern South Dakota dropped 4 to 6 inches of snow on parts of the west and is leaving as much 1 inch per hour in the east. National Weather Service meteorologist Kyle Weisser in Sioux Falls says the southeast should see 3 to 5 inches...
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South Dakota Perspective to Feature Governor Daugaard and DVA Secretary Zimmerman

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Join us Monday afternoon (11/11) for the November broadcast of “South Dakota Perspective”.   The first guest for Monday’s program will be South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard-as part of a pre-recorded interview.   In the second half hour of the broadcast, we’ll be joined live by South Dakota’s Secretary of the...
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PARS Holiday Meal Program to Benefit from Upcoming Fundraiser Show

UNDATED – (DRG News) A fundraising show will be held in about a month-to benefit Pierre Area Referral Service and support PARS’ Holiday Meal Program.  On December 6, a show featuring world-class Elvis impersonator Joseph Hall will be held at the Community Youth Involved Center in Fort Pierre.  PARS Executive Director Laura White says...
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Public Invited to Veteran’s Day Programs at Pierre and Fort Pierre Schools Monday

UNDATED – (DRG News) Monday is Veteran’s Day and a number of events are planned throughout the area to mark the day-and honor those who have served our country.  School will be in session in both Pierre and Fort Pierre on Monday and programs are scheduled in both communities.  In Pierre, Riggs High School...
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Questions Raised About State’s Use of EB-5 in 2008

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – State officials began upping their oversight of a private company contracted to solicit foreign investors in 2012. But questions were first raised about South Dakota’s use of the federal EB-5 investment-for-green-cards immigration program four years earlier. The Government Operations and Audit Committee in 2008 wanted information about a little-known...
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