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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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Free Pits for Livestock Disposal in Pennington County Closing Next Week

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Free drop sites taking carcasses of livestock killed in the early October blizzard will close next week. The Pennington County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to close the Livestock Loss Drop Points near Owanka and Quinn on Thursday, Nov. 14. The county says that since the sites opened Oct....
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Cool, Wet Conditions Slow SD Row Crop Harvest

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The row crop harvest in South Dakota is being slowed by cool, wet conditions. The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop and weather report that the sunflower harvest is 31 percent done, the corn harvest 63 percent complete and the soybean harvest 92 percent done. The soybean and...
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Nearly Half a Foot of Snow Expected in Southern SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Parts of South Dakota are in for a wintry day. The National Weather Service says the southern part of the state could see nearly half a foot of snow by Tuesday night. The snow is expected south of Interstate 90, with higher amounts near the Nebraska border. Meteorologist Mike...
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Mobridge Ice Fishing Tournament Donates

MOBRIDGE, S.D – (DRG News) All teams are filled for the 2014 Mobridge Ice Fishing Tournament taking place January 11th, with the expo opening January 9th. On October 22, 2013 the Mobridge Area Chamber of Commerce’s Tourism Committee decided, in a unanimous decision, to donate all proceeds from the sale of team spot #75 in...
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AG Jackley Says SD Claims $2.9M of $2.2B Settlement by Drugmaker

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state of South Dakota will receive a share of the $2.2 billion drugmaker Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay to resolve criminal and civil allegations. Attorney General Marty Jackley says the state’s share of the global settlement will be nearly $2.9 million. The U.S. government will keep $1.9...
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