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NWS Says May’s Above Normal Rainfall Improved Drought Conditions

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) Central and northeast South Dakota saw near to below normal temperatures last month with above to much above normal rainfall.  The National Weather Service in Aberdeen says the monthly average temps for May were as much as two degrees below normal.  The highest temperatures for the month occurred in...
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Event on June 12 Will Offer Details on Aging Services

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) If you have ever wondered what services are available to help as you age, Adult Services and Aging will be providing information on the topic during an “old fashioned picnic meal” next week in Fort Pierre.  Whether needing information for you or for a family member going through...
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Premier Woman’s Award Seeking Nominations

HURON, S.D. – (DRG News) The Spirit of Dakota Award Society is asking South Dakotans for nominations for their annual award presentation.  The recipient of the Spirit of Dakota award will be announced at a banquet in Huron on October 5.  The award was established in 1987 and is presented to an outstanding South...
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Moore Named Interim Director of Indian Education

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Education has named the former director of the federal Bureau of Indian Education as the interim director of Indian education for the state. Keith Moore of Sioux Falls was director of the BIE from 2010 to 2012. Prior to working there, Moore served as chief...
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