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Crow Creek Students Stop at KGFX and Record Anti-Drug Messages

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Students from Crow Creek visited KGFX last Wednesday to record anti-drug messages.  The sophomore, junior and senior students were joined by advisor Evan Hawk.  Listen soon to hear announcements on air by Defond Ebago, Angela Blacksmith, Terry Curley, Trista Gonzales and Tori His Law.  Thanks for coming by our...
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Regional Leadership Program Kicks Off in October

Mobridge, S.D.- (KOLY) Recently the Mobridge Economic Development Corporation (MEDCO) announced that they’re forming a four county leadership development program. Leadership Partners of North Central South Dakota is an education program for emerging leaders in Walworth, Corson, Dewey and Campbell counties. This great program is being funded by a grant that MEDCO recently received....
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The CEO of Mobridge Regional Hospital Has Been Elected Chairperson of SDAHO

Mobridge, S.D. – (KOLY) The administrator and CEO of Mobridge Regional Hospital, Angelia Svihovec was elected chairperson at the annual business meeting of the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations. Mrs. Svihovec served last year as chairperson elect of the SDAHO. Some of her duties with this leadership role will include providing leadership and...
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SD Retirement System Plans Change to Benefit Plan

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Retirement System is planning a big change to the 40-year-old pension plan that covers more than 77,000 employees of state and local governments. Instead of increasing retirees’ usual benefits the next time the system has a surplus, Retirement System leaders want to add a new benefit....
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Pierre Couple Buys Bus for Canine Companions

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A Pierre woman says she didn’t set out to have seven dogs. But ever since her first Weimaraner, she’s fallen in love with the breed. Brenda Manning and husband Kyle are well-known around South Dakota’s capital city for their love of the dog. They started helping so many of the...
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A $16.5 Million Boost for Health Care Job Training

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The federal government is betting $16.5 million that a group of South Dakota technical institutes and tribal colleges can boost the state’s health care workforce. U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez says the South Dakota Allied Health Training Consortium will receive the money during the next four years. The Argus...
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Winning Numbers Drawn in ‘Powerball’ Game September 28, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The winning numbers in Saturday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 14-47-52-53-54, Powerball: 5 Estimated jackpot: $60 million Online: Multi-State Lottery Association: http://www.powerball.com/
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SD Governor’s Mansion Sold For Second Time in Five Weeks

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The former South Dakota governor’s mansion in Rapid City that was purchased last month for $410,000 has been sold again, this time for $425,000. The Rapid City Journal reports that Rod Woodruff, who owns a campground near Sturgis, bought the home at the Aug. 22 auction and sold it...
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SD Director’s Movie Set for Annual Film Festival

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – A movie written and directed by a Pierre man is a featured film at this weekend’s South Dakota Film Festival in Aberdeen. “Dust of War” features many South Dakotans as actors. It is a story about the post-apocalyptic American frontier where a lone soldier fends off a brutal warmonger to...
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Feds Charge 13 Defendants in ND Meth Conspiracy

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Federal court officials have released documents accusing 13 people in a methamphetamine conspiracy that resulted in the overdose deaths of two people from the Dakotas. Brock Fish, of Bismarck, is the only defendant named in all six counts of the indictment. He’s charged with conspiracy to distribute drugs resulting in...
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