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Native American Summit on Health Careers Scheduled

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A Native American summit on careers in health care will be held next month in Rapid City. The second annual “Healing Indian Nations Through Research, Education and Outreach” summit will be held on Aug. 13-14. The Rapid City Journal reports that the summit is designed for college faculty and...
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9 Recruits Graduate and Join SD Highway Patrol

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – After more than eight months of training, nine recruits have officially joined the ranks of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. The new troopers completed basic law enforcement training and a special academy for Highway Patrol recruits. They have been in field training since May. At a graduation ceremony in the...
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Rapid City to Host International Snowmobile Event

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Rapid City has been selected to host the International Snowmobile Congress in June 2016. The Congress is a gathering of devoted snowmobile riders. An estimated 500 delegates from the United States, Canada, Sweden and Russia are expected at the event. The International Snowmobile Congress in Rapid City will run...
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Winning Numbers Drawn in ‘Powerball’ Game July 27, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The winning numbers in Saturday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 09-23-40-53-58, Powerball: 6 Estimated jackpot: $196 million Online: Multi-State Lottery Association: http://www.powerball.com/
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SD Air National Guard Prepares for Furloughs

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Members of the South Dakota Air National Guard are facing some financial turbulence because of furloughs that begin next week. KELO-TV reports that 250 members of the 114th Fighter Wing will lose a quarter of their pay from Aug. 2 through September because of furloughs required by federal budget...
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Officials Say Human Trafficking Occurs in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Officials say people need to be aware that human sex trafficking can happen even in rural states like South Dakota. Those officials spoke Friday at a conference sponsored by the University of South Dakota and the Civil Society from St. Paul, Minn. South Dakota has recently set up a...
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….and the Winner of the Harley Was….

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A good crowd gathered on a nice South Dakota evening to enjoy a picnic supper and find out the winners of an annual raffle that benefits the Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area and the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce.  The annual Harley Giveaway picnic was held...
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SD National Guard Museum Honoring Korean War Veterans Today and Tomorrow

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota National Guard Museum in Pierre is hosting an exhibit today and tomorrow as part of the Department of Defense 60th Anniversary Korean War Commemoration.   Bob Hill is South Dakota’s Ambassador to a committee that has been noting the 60th anniversary of the Korean War, which was...
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Work Continues on One of Fort Pierre’s Two Sewage Lagoon Facilities

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Work has been underway south of Fort Pierre to strengthen the walls around one of the sewer lagoons that serves the city.  Fort Pierre Mayor Sam Tidball says the city received funds through the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to help pay for the project.  He says...
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NWS Predicts Possible Record Tying or Record Setting Overnight Temps in Next 24-48 Hours

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says it’s possible that some central South Dakota locations could see record or near record minimum temperatures over the weekend.  The Aberdeen office of the Weather Service says that locations like Mobridge, Pierre and Timber Lake could match or set overnight record lows tomorrow morning...
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