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SDHP Says Philip Man Killed in Friday Car Crash in Haakon County

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Memorial services will be set in the future for a Philip man who died in a head-on crash Friday near Philip. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says 36-year-old Brent Justin LaPlante was killed when the van he was driving collided head-on with a pickup on Highway 14 ten miles...
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Statewide Relief Drive to Help At-Risk Veterans

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Drop-off sites have been set up in five South Dakota cities for an effort to help homeless and at-risk military veterans. The Veteran’s Holiday Relief Drive is seeking contributions of household and hygiene items, winter clothing, store gift cards and cash. Contributors are asked to put the items in...
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Funeral Set for Hall of Fame Rodeo Cowboy Nelson

WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) – Funeral services are scheduled Wednesday in Watford City, North Dakota for hall of fame rodeo cowboy Alvin Nelson. Fulkerson Funeral Home says Nelson died Dec. 23 at a hospital in Rochester, Minnesota, at the age of 80. The resident of Grassy Butte was a native of Mobridge, South Dakota....
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Hearings Set in South Dakota on Proposed Pipeline

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota regulators have scheduled public meetings next month on a proposed pipeline that would carry oil from western North Dakota to eastern refineries. The $3.8 million Dakota Access Pipeline would stretch from the Bakken formation to Patoka, Illinois. Energy Transfer Partners wants to have it operating by the end...
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