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Highway Work to Impact Highway 83 from SD/ND Border North

Mobridge, S.D. – (DRG News) Highway 83 from the South Dakota border north to around Strasburg, North Dakota will not be a pleasant place to drive today.  Highway crews have put fresh oil down, and are paving that section of road.  There will be long waits for pilot cars, along with the fresh oil....
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Bomber Crashes in Montana; Crew Ejects

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – An Air Force colonel says the service will conduct a thorough investigation into the crash of a B-1B bomber in southeastern Montana. Meanwhile, Col. Kevin Kennedy says he’s thankful that four crew members were able to safely eject. The airplane crashed Monday in a remote area near Broadus, Mont....
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SD Task Force to Meet on Medicaid Expansion Study

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state task force studying the possibility of expanding South Dakota’s Medicaid program is wrapping up its work. The task force will not recommend whether Medicaid should be expanded, but instead will identify the advantages and disadvantages of doing so. The panel meets today to finish its report. Gov. Dennis...
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Looking Back at August 14, 2013 KGFX Hometown Tour in Highmore

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) KGFX Radio continues with our summer series of KGFX Hometown Tour stops for 2013 as we wind down another year of broadcasting in some of the many great communities we serve.  Last week, August 14, we held our Hometown Tour at Heartland State Bank in Highmore.  We spoke with...
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Man Arrested Sunday Morning in Pierre on Assault and Intentional Damage Charges

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man was arrested in Pierre early Sunday morning after law enforcers were called to the report that someone was damaging an apartment in a southern Pierre neighborhood.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says police were called just after five Sunday morning to a residence on South Henry Street. ...
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Highmore/Harrold Starts New Year with New Superintendent and H.S. Principal

HIGHMORE, S.D. – (DRG News) The school year starts in a number of South Dakota communities this week, including for the Highmore/Harrold district, which will see the first day of school on Thursday. The district will be led this year by a new Superintendent; as Chip Sundberg joins the community after serving as high...
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SDHP Says Burke Woman Killed in Weekend Rollover

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Burke woman died over the weekend as the result of a single vehicle crash northeast of Gregory.  The South Dakota Highway Patrol says the accident occurred Saturday morning.  Authorities say that 20-year-old Devon Bennett was eastbound on 287th Street in a 2003 Chevrolet Blazer when the vehicle left...
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Murdo Man Pleads Guilty to Firearms Possession Charge in Federal Court

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Murdo man appeared before a federal judge last week and entered a guilty plea to an indictment that charged him with Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person.   41-year-old Shaun Sporrer was arrested after an incident March 1 in Murdo in which Sporrer pulled a revolver on...
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Harrold Man Sentenced for Assault Charges in Federal Court

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Harrold man pleaded guilty in federal court to Simple Assault and Assault by Striking, Beating and Wounding and was sentenced on the charges last week.  38-year-old Thomas Morgan received a sentence of six months in prison on each count to be served consecutively-for a total sentence of 12...
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Governor to Recognize Contributions to Rehabilitation, Employment of South Dakotans with Disabilities

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard will recognize a few individuals and employers next month for the contributions they have made to rehabilitating and employing South Dakotans with disabilities during a ceremony to be held in Pierre.  The ceremony will be held September 9 at the State Capitol.  The Governor’s Awards recipients...
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