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Harvest for Hunger Donation 2013 from Northern Plains and CHS to Feeding South Dakota

More Than $101,000 Given to Feeding SD by Midwest Cooperatives and Northern Plains Co-op Tuesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Yesterday brought a check presentation at the Feeding South Dakota warehouse in Pierre; as donations were given by CHS Midwest Cooperatives and Northern Plains Cooperatives to Feeding South Dakota.  The funds were raised during the month of March by the two businesses as part of the annual CHS Harvest...
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NWS Downgrades Winter Storm Warning to Winter Weather Advisory

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) Forecasters now say that parts of central South Dakota are no longer part of a Winter Storm Warning and instead are expecting a Winter Weather Advisory to remain in the forecast through tomorrow morning.  The National Weather Service says since lower amounts of snow are falling than first believed,...
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Election Results from DRG Area School Board and City Races

UNDATED – (DRG News) One vote separated two men running for city council in Blunt in Tuesday’s election.  Blunt Finance Officer Colleen Pool says unofficial results show current council member Jeff Kiepke was defeated by challenger Michael Bourk by one vote.   Bourk received 14 votes to Kiepke’s 13.  The council will canvass the results...
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SD Pump Prices Drop 14 Cents Since Late February According to AAA South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s average price for a gallon of regular self-serve gasoline is $3.52-according to statistics compiled by AAA South Dakota.  AAA says that price was noted yesterday and is five cents less expensive than one week ago; eight cents cheaper than one month ago, 14 cents below the...
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Another Spring Snowstorm Affects the Dakotas

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Spring snowstorms continue to set records in the Dakotas. The National Weather Service says a system moving through South Dakota dropped 3.4 inches of snow at the Rapid City airport Tuesday, surpassing the record for the date of 3.3 inches in 1960. The storm in western, central and northern...
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SD Governor Directs Flags Flown at Half-Staff

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says President Barack Obama has called for all flags to be flown at half-staff out of respect for victims of Monday’s bombings at the Boston Marathon. Flags are to remain at half-staff until sunset Saturday.
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ND Couple Appear in Pierre Courtroom in Building Scam Case

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says bond has been set at $20,000 each for a Fargo couple accused of allegedly running a building scam. Forty-five-year-old George Nelson III and 44-year-old Karla Nelson were indicted by a Hughes County grand jury in March on two counts of grand theft by...
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Governor Daugaard Says SD Takes Security Steps After Marathon Bombing

WATERTOWN, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says the state has taken steps to improve security at some high-visibility locations in the wake of the bombing at the Boston Marathon. Three people were killed and more than 170 were injured Monday by two bombs that exploded in Boston. Daugaard tells KXLG Radio...
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More SD Addicts will be Eligible for Treatment

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials say the state’s substance abuse treatment system will be able to handle the influx of people who will become eligible for alcohol and substance addiction care under the federal health care overhaul. An Associated Press analysis of government data shows that more than 6,500 addicts will become...
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Election Day in Some SD Communities and School Districts

UNDATED – (DRG News) Some South Dakota communities and school districts are holding elections today after last week’s storm resulted in the postponement of the election process.  In Blunt, voters will select one of two candidates to fill a two year term on the city council.  Current council member Jeff Kiepke is being challenged...
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