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“Ladies Night” Raises $7,000 for Breast Cancer Support

MOBRIDGE, S.D – (DRG News) Runnings “Ladies Night” event raised more than $7,000 to help in the fight against breast cancer. Thousands of customers took part in the evening which was hosted at nineteen stores on October 23rd. A bucket sale highlighted the night which invited customers to purchase a pink 5 gallon bucket...
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Grant to Help Research Unmet Health Needs in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A charitable trust established by the late hotel and real estate baroness Leona Helmsley is providing $1.4 million to research unmet health care services and needs in South Dakota. Officials say there currently is not an accurate estimate of the unmet health needs in rural areas, and this will...
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SD Medicaid Expansion Would Cover Working Poor

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials say people who work at low-income jobs would make up a lot of the population that would be covered by an expansion of the state’s Medicaid program. Under President Barack Obama’s health care law, states have the option of expanding Medicaid, which uses state and federal money...
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G F & P Says Most Wildlife Survive Blizzard; Pheasants Hit Hard

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – An early fall storm that devastated cattle and sheep herds in western South Dakota spared most wildlife but did take a toll on pheasants. John Kanta with the Game, Fish and Parks Department in Rapid City says no major losses of buffalo, deer, antelope, grouse or turkeys have been...
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