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Barb Hespen Named VP of Patient Care at Avera St. Mary’s Hospital in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Martin native has been named the Vice President of Patient Care at Avera St. Mary’s in Pierre. Barb Hespen will assume her new role at the facility on August 12. As VP of Patient Care, Hespen’s responsibilities will include designing and implementing the delivery of patient care. Hespen...
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Crow Creek Tribal School

Crow Creek Tribal Schools to Hold K-12 Pre-Registration Enrollment Bash Tomorrow

STEPHAN, S.D. – (DRG News) Tomorrow brings the third annual Crow Creek Tribal Schools’ K-12 Pre-Registration Enrollment Bash.  The four hour event for Crow Creek students will be held Wednesday afternoon in Fort Thompson.  Crow Creek Tribal School Superintendent Silas Blaine says there will be a presentation by Pine Ridge’s B.E.A.R. project and Jude...
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American Island Days Coming to Chamberlain/Oacoma Next Month

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. – (DRG News) The third weekend in August will bring what organizers hope will become an annual event for the Chamberlain/Oacoma area-“American Island Days”.  During a three day period, organizers have planned several activities, ranging from a car show to pontoon races, raft races, a triathalon and more.  Donna Buche, who is...
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Three SD Tribes Seek State Help for Voting Stations

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Three American Indian tribes in South Dakota and a voting-rights group are asking state election officials for help in setting up satellite voter-registration and absentee-voting offices for tribal members who live far from county courthouses. The Rapid City Journal reports that the tribes are asking the state to use...
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