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Avera St. Mary’s Foundation Pledges $50,000 for Colon Cancer Screenings

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Avera St. Mary’s Foundation is implementing a program that is meant to encourage people 50 and older to get a screening colonoscopy.  The foundation announced today that it has pledged up to $50,000 of the funds raised at next month’s “Welcome to the Emerald City” gala to the effort. ...
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Traveling Exhibits Available through SDSHS; Events Planned as Part of 125th Anniversary

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) With 2014 marking South Dakota’s 125th anniversary, several events and activities are going to be scheduled to note the Quasquicentennial year. Last week, visitors at the Capitol got the chance to see a pen that was used to sign the proclamation of statehood for South Dakota, along with other historical...
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Wednesday’s Liberty Ball Game to Benefit Kids Voting South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Tomorrow brings the annual Kids Voting Liberty Ball Game to Pierre-an event which benefits Kids Voting South Dakota. Kids Voting South Dakota offers civic education lessons for K-12 school districts in South Dakota. Students learn about democracy through classroom lessons and community and family involvement. Kids Voting first came to South...
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More Than 25 Vehicles Ticketed and Towed for Violating Snow Route Declaration in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Pierre lifted an Emergency Snow Route declaration earlier today; after issuing the designation late yesterday afternoon so crews could work to clear snow from the city’s main thoroughfares. Residents were to have all vehicles off snow routes by midnight so that plowing could take place overnight....
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