Gettysburg Community Blood Drive

GETTYSBURG, S.D. (DRG News) РOn Monday, October 28th from 1:00 P.M to 6:15 P.M. and Tuesday, October 29 from 7:30 PM. to 12:30 P.M., United Blood Services will be having a blood drive.  The drive will take place at Grace Bible Church, in Gettysburg, S.D., on both days. They have many openings and...
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SD Governor Likely to Urge Delay in Medicaid Decision

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he likely will recommend that the Legislature once again delay a decision on expanding the state’s Medicaid program to cover more people. In an interview with The Associated Press, Daugaard says he wants to know more about what people would be covered by an...
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Tea Party SD Ad Likens ‘Obamacare’ to Communism

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota tea party group has sponsored a television ad comparing the president’s health care law to Soviet-era communism. The Daily Republic in Mitchell reports the ad is sponsored by Tea Party SD, headed by Allen Unruh, of Sioux Falls. It shows a man purporting to be a spokesman...
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Former SD Tourism Head Was Hunting When he Died

LAKE ANDES, S.D. (AP) – The brother-in-law of former South Dakota Tourism Secretary Richard Benda says Benda was hunting when he died. Benda was found dead of a gunshot wound Tuesday in a grove of trees near Lake Andes, in southeastern South Dakota. Authorities are investigating his death. Brother-in-law Jim Johanneson was the one...
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