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Fire in Cornfield North of Pierre Burns Less Than an Acre of Stubble

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A fire north of Pierre burned less than an acre of corn stubble Tuesday night.  The Pierre Rural Fire Department was told of the fire around 8:20 p.m.  It was located about a mile north of the Peoria Flats turnoff and west of Highway 1804.   Pierre Rural Fire Chief...
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FPFD Extinguishes Small Fire at ORV Area North of Fort Pierre Tuesday

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Fort Pierre Fire Department was called to the report of smoke near the Off Road Vehicle area north of Fort Pierre along Highway 1806 yesterday.  Fort Pierre Fire Chief Rick Cronin says the smoke was reported about 4:20 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.  Firefighters arriving on scene found an...
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Corps to Lower Lakes Sakakawea, Oahe Before Spring

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The Army Corps of Engineers plans to lower the levels of Missouri River reservoirs in the Dakotas before the start of the 2015 spring runoff season. Jody Farhat says the agency’s plan is to lower Lake Oahe by more than 3 feet and Lake Sakakawea by about 6 feet by...
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Thune Takes More Public Campaign Role in SD Senate

MARION, S.D. (AP) – Sen. John Thune has taken an increasingly public role in Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike Rounds’ campaign since polls earlier this month made the race appear tight. Thune boosted Rounds in an ad last week and has taken on a more active presence in campaign stops, such as a discussion...
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