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SD Guard Continues Support to State in Wake of Winter Storm

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota National Guard members continue working to help clear roadways, remove snow and assist electrical cooperative crews in the aftermath of the storm that crippled western South Dakota a week ago. So far, 19 separate missions have been requested of the Guard since operations began. The South Dakota...
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Man Arrested After Chase with Law Officers in Pierre This Morning

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man was arrested by Pierre Police early this morning following a vehicle and foot chase with law enforcers.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says a patrol officer clocked a vehicle traveling north on Euclid Avenue going above the speed limit around 3:30 a.m. this morning.  The officer tried...
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Sioux Falls Businessman Seeking U.S. Senate Seat Holds Town Hall in Fort Pierre Thursday

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Democratic candidate for South Dakota’s U.S. Senate seat currently held by Tim Johnson organized a town hall meeting yesterday in Fort Pierre.  Sioux Falls businessman Rick Weiland held the gathering, as part of what he calls his “Take It Back!” town hall series.  Weiland started his statewide...
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Governor Daugaard Directs Producers to Helpline

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard has had two opportunities this week to see the devastation suffered by several livestock producers as a result of the recent snowstorm in western parts of the state.  Daugaard took a driving tour to select locations on Tuesday and yesterday, joined U.S. Senator John Thune and...
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