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Pierre Voters Head to the Polls Today to Make Choices in School Board and Commission Races

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Today is Election Day in Pierre, as municipal and school board elections are being held.  Polls opened at seven this morning.  Voters will choose between incumbent Cari Leidholt, and challengers Mike Mehlhaff, Jr. and Paul Turman to fill two openings on the Pierre School Board and in the race...
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Local Resident Loses Money in Phone Scam

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Hughes County resident lost $2,500 in a telephone scam recently.  Hughes County Sheriff Mike Leidholt says the resident called authorities late last week to report a second call from someone claiming to be from “Publishers Clearance”.  The resident said that the caller had contacted them earlier saying they...
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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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