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Mobridge-Pollock School Wacipi Celebration

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) The Mobridge-Pollock School held their 2014 Wacipi to “Honor The Graduates.”  On Friday and Saturday participants of all ages paid honor to the graduates with ceremony, dance, song and drums. From the grand entry to the final song, it was a festival enjoyed by many. Tiny Tots to Golden...
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Four Killed in Crash of Small Plane South of Highmore

UNDATED – (DRG News) The crash of a small plane south of Highmore is said to have caused the deaths of four people. The Federal Aviation Administration says the crash involved a Piper 32 aircraft. Elizabeth Cory, a spokesperson for the FAA in Chicago says the crash was reported about 3:44 a.m. this morning...
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SDSHS Plans Burial Mound Surveys in SD

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Officials this summer plan surveys in six South Dakota counties to verify American Indian burial mound sites and determine if others exist that have not been recorded. The South Dakota State Historical Society’s Historic Preservation Office has hired contractors to do the work. Office Director Ted Spencer tells the Capital...
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Parts of Western South Dakota Getting Heavy Snow

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – It’s almost May, but western South Dakota is dealing with heavy snow. The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm warning for the northern Black Hills, with up to 15 inches of snow expected. No travel is advised in much of the area. A winter weather advisory is...
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Court Finds Tobacco Ban Violates Inmates’ Rights

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – An appellate court says a tobacco ban in South Dakota prisons violates the constitutional rights of Native American inmates. The decision affirms the ruling of South Dakota District Judge Karen Schreier. It was appealed by the state’s Department of Corrections last year. The Friday ruling means the Department of...
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Entertainers Can Apply to Perform at State Fair

HURON, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota entertainers can start applying to be part of this year’s Centennial Stage shows at the state fair in Huron. The fair and entertainer Sherwin Linton are looking for people of all genres and styles. Linton has performed at the fair since the early 1970’s and been an advocate...
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Pierre is Location for 100th State Conference of SD’s DAR Members

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution is celebrating its 100th annual State Conference today and tomorrow in Pierre. “Patriotic” is the theme for this year’s conference. South Dakota has nine DAR chapters. James Pollock will speak to the group at a banquet this evening to...
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Wild Card 2 Ticket Sold in Faith for April 23 Drawing Worth $6,000

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Wild Card 2 ticket sold in Faith is worth $6,000 from this week’s drawing. The owner of the ticket matched five of five white ball numbers but missed the Wild Card in Wednesday’s drawing-resulting in a win of the game’s second prize. The winning numbers were 1, 8,...
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BGCCA “It Just Takes One” Campaign Holds Event at McDonald’s

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area’s “It Just Takes One” campaign had a successful evening Thursday at a McDonald’s fundraiser. The Boys and Girls Club is working to raise about $125,000 and McDonald’s offered to host an event last night and donated part of the proceeds...
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Pierre, Eagle Butte and Winner to Host Drug Take Back Programs

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) At least three central South Dakota locations have arranged sites for this spring’s National Take Back Initiative Prescription Collection effort. The Pierre, Winner and Eagle Butte Police Departments will be participating in tomorrow’s DEA “Take Back” program. From 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., people in the area communities can...
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