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Obama Approves Disaster Declaration for Storms on Standing Rock

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – President Barack Obama has approved a federal disaster for the Standing Rock Indian Reservation following severe storms and flooding. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe requested federal aid following the storms and flooding during the end of May and beginning of June. The funding will help cover the cost to repair...
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Avera St. Mary’s Hospital to Start Renovations in July

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Avera St. Mary’s Hospital will soon be the focus of a series of renovations that officials say will help better meet the needs of a changing healthcare environment and better utilize facility space.  A press release from Avera St. Mary’s says the facility recently contracted with BWBR Architects of...
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Oahe Farm & Ranch Show Wrapping Up Day One…Lots More to Come Tomorrow!

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) You still have a little more time today to take in day one of the Oahe Farm & Ranch Show, being held at the Oahe Speedway north of Pierre on Highway 1804.  The speedway grounds are covered with tons of booths, exhibitors, various types of equipment and more.  Wednesday...
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Organizers Happy with Oahe Days 2013!

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Oahe Days 2013 has been declared a success by event organizers.  Brad Curtis who serves on the Oahe Days committee says although rains popped up at times during the three day festival, great crowds showed up to take in the food, crafts, bands and carnival. The 2011 flood resulted...
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