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2014 Prairie Winds 4-H Achievement Days Kicks Off Monday in Fort Pierre

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) 2014 Prairie Winds 4-H Achievement Days is only a few days away. This year, Achievement Days has returned to the Stanley County Fairgrounds in Fort Pierre. Following Sunday’s set up-events will take place Monday and Tuesday-according to Mark Rowen who is the local 4-H Youth Program Advisor. Rowen...
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Highway 34 Closing East of Howes on Monday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Department of Transportation reminds motorists that a 2 ½ mile stretch of Highway 34 east of Howes will close to traffic effective Monday, August 11.  The SDDOT says the closure will remain in place for about five weeks.  The highway segment to be closed is located about...
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Use of Taser on 8-Year-Old Girl Prompts Lawsuit

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A woman whose 8-year-old daughter was shot with a Taser is suing the city of Pierre, its now-retired police chief and four unnamed officers. Dawn Stenstrom says in the federal lawsuit that officers used excessive force and violated the child’s civil rights. She’s seeking unspecified money damages. The incident...
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Scammers Reportedly Making Calls to SD Residents

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Fraternal Order of Police says scammers pretending to be members of the organization are reportedly calling residents asking for money. The organization says it is assisting the South Dakota Attorney General’s office in an investigation into possible fundraising companies illegally making calls using the group’s name....
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