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Tribal Health Summit Next Month in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Tribal leaders and public health care professionals will gather in Aberdeen next month for the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Summit. This is the third year for the event. It will be held Aug. 6-7 in Aberdeen. The focus of the summit will be maternal and child health. Discussions about...
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USDA Says Rainy, Warm Weather Continues to Boost SD Crops

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Scattered rain and above-normal temperatures continued to boost crop development in South Dakota over the past week. The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop and weather report that there were 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork on average. Topsoil moisture supplies are rated 4 percent very short, 21 percent...
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SD Lottery Officials Warn of Mega Millions Scam

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Lottery officials are warning players not to be taken in by a scam that promises them winnings from a second-chance Mega Millions drawing. The Lottery has been notified by more than a dozen lotto or scratch-ticket winners who have received telephone calls from someone claiming to be from...
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Local Woman Who Gave to TOG Project Pleased with Mellette Statue She Helped Fund

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) One of the donors for a statue that was put up Friday as part of the Trail of Governors project says she is pleased with how the artwork looks now that it’s displayed in Pierre.  April and Matthew Smart donated $34,000 for Governor Arthur Mellette’s statue.   It was erected...
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