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Hughes/Stanley County Republicans to Meet Thursday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Hughes/Stanley Republicans will meet at noon tomorrow in Pierre.  The guest speaker at Thursday’s meeting will be former South Dakota Governor and current U.S. Senate candidate Mike Rounds.  Everyone is welcome to attend the luncheon meeting, which will be held at Jake’s.  Lunch is $10.
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State-Tribal Relations Committee to Meet in Lower Brule Tomorrow

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Legislature’s State-Tribal Relations Committee will meet tomorrow in Lower Brule.  The committee is made up of ten state lawmakers who are appointed to two-year terms.  The committee studies relations between state and local governments and the tribes and their tribal governments.  It also serves as a...
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New Hope Cancer Foundation Receives Donations

MOBRIDGE, S.D – (DRG News) New Hope Cancer Foundation in Mobridge, S.D. recently received two different donations. The first donation came from Allen M. Deraney in the amount of $5000.00.  Allen was at the Professional Bull Riders World Finals Fan Zone in Las Vegas, N.V. where he bid and won a Lambert Vest.  Here is...
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Sioux Tribe to Discuss Black Hills Negotiations

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council next week plans to discuss whether to reopen negotiations with the federal government over compensation for the taking of the Black Hills in the 1800s. The federal government in 1980 reached a $102 million settlement with nine tribes. The tribes refused to accept the...
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Report Released at DC Conference Addresses Public Safety on Tribal Land

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – A national panel of judicial and law enforcement experts has released recommendations on how to make tribal communities safer. The Indian Law and Order Commission traveled around the country for two years to hear about criminal jurisdiction, tribal courts, grant funding and other topics. The result is a 324-page report...
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Tribal Leaders Gather for White House Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) – American Indian leaders are gathered in Washington, D.C., to talk directly with officials in President Barack Obama’s administration about their needs. The White House Tribal Leaders Conference is scheduled for Wednesday. Obama is set to deliver remarks to representatives invited from 566 tribes across the country at the U.S. Department...
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Groups to Decorate Trees for Capitol Display

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – More than 90 Christmas trees will be decorated later this month for the annual Christmas at the Capitol holiday display. Groups from schools, churches, communities and civic organizations from across the state will begin working on the trees Nov. 23-24. Thousands of guests visit the South Dakota State Capitol each...
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Pierre Police Department Investigating Stabbing Death

PIERRE – (DRG News) Here is a press briefing from the Pierre Police Department: On 11-12-13 at 6:48 PM law enforcement and emergency medical services were dispatched to the 400 block of S. Ree Street on a report of a stabbing.  One person has died.  Law enforcement officials are investigating this incident.  There is...
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Android Pushes Past 80% Market Share

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. November 12, 2013 – Google’s Android operating system reached a new milestone during the third quarter of 2013 (3Q13), according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. With a total base of 211.6 million smartphone units shipped during the quarter, Android accounted for 81.0% of all smartphone shipments, marking the...
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Mobridge Regional Hospital Blood Drive A Success

MOBRIDGE, S.D – (DRG News) On Monday November 11th the Mobridge Regional Hospital held a blood drive.  Donors were treated to a free pizza lunch buffet provided by the Pizza Ranch in Mobridge, S.D. Katie Gregg, Marketing Director for the hospital gave us the results from the Mobridge Regional Hospital blood drive. 62 people registered...
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