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Guns ‘n Hoses Tyler Wilcox Memorial Blood Drive Coming to Pierre/Fort Pierre Next Month

UNDATED – (DRG News) It’s still a few weeks away, but organizers are preparing for one of central South Dakota’s largest blood drives of the year-the 2014 Guns ‘n Hoses Tyler Wilcox Memorial Blood Drive.   This year, the blood drive, organized by United Blood Services, will take place December 8 and 9 at the...
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Lighting Ceremony Officially Opens 2014 Christmas at the Capitol Tree Display

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The 2014 Christmas at the Capitol tree display was officially opened for viewing last night with the annual grand lighting ceremony held in the Rotunda.   Ceremony attendees enjoyed entertainment by the Capital City Children’s Chorus, Katie Duenwald and the South Dakota Chorale.  The display includes nearly 100 trees placed in...
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Donors Assist MSDVC with Purchase of New Furnace for Shelter

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Missouri Shores Domestic Violence Center’s shelter is going to receive a new furnace, after going a few days without a working unit.  Kami Marts, Director at Missouri Shores says the furnace stopped functioning about five days ago and portable heaters were set up to keep shelter occupants warm while...
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SD Department of Tourism to Once Again Have Float in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

UNDATED – (DRG News) Once again this year, South Dakota’s Department of Tourism will participate in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.  The theme for the Tourism Department’s float will be “Mount Rushmore’s American Pride”.  A group that toured with Taylor Swift-the band NEEDTOBREATHE-will perform on the state’s float.  Estimates are...
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