2014 Guns 'n Hoses Blood Drive Trophy Won by Firefighters

Firefighters Win Trophy and Record Set for Donations at Guns ‘n Hoses Blood Drive

UNDATED – (DRG News) This year’s Guns ‘n Hoses Tyler Wilcox Memorial Blood Drive brought in over 300 pints of blood during the three day event. The goal for the annual blood drive was 251 pints and Abbie Titze of United Blood Services says 303 pints were collected by the time the drive ended...
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Johnson Calls for Bipartisanship as He Exits

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Sen. Tim Johnson has brought his “Tour of Thanks” from South Dakota to the U.S. Senate chambers in Washington, D.C. South Dakota’s retiring senior senator said goodbye to his colleagues on Thursday in a speech on the Senate floor. The Democrat took up a “hallmark” call for bipartisanship among federal...
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SD Field Bean Yields Likely Down from 2013

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture anticipates South Dakota’s dry edible bean production in 2014 will be down 16 percent from last year. The department said on Wednesday that it anticipates 2014′s statewide yield will be 1,500 pounds per acre, which is a drop of 500 pounds per acre from...
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SD Man Gets One Year in Graduation Party Brawl Case

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man has been sentenced to one year in prison for striking a man with his pickup truck following a graduation party brawl. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 22-year-old Diego Ramon Lara was also ordered to one year of supervised release. Lara earlier pleaded guilty to assault by...
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