Deidre Beck Volunteering in June 2013 at Fort Pierre National Grassland (Courtesy Photo)

Volunteers and Ranger District Employees Work to Enhance Richland Dam Recreation Area

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Several enhancement projects were completed at Richland Dam on the western portion of the Fort Pierre National Grassland this week.  Volunteers from the U.S. Public Health Service helped employees from the U.S. Forest Service’s Fort Pierre Ranger District in getting the projects completed on Tuesday.  Work was done...
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Land Swap to Preserve SD Pioneer Cemetery

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The Stanley County Commission has arranged a land swap to preserve a pioneer cemetery in central South Dakota. The unmarked Meers town site cemetery is in the middle of farmland owned by Fargo, N.D.-based RDO Equipment Co. The Capital Journal reports that Stanley County is swapping a similar amount of land...
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Powerball Ticket Sold in SD Worth $2 Million

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A Powerball ticket sold in Rapid City is worth $2 million in the latest drawing. South Dakota lottery officials say the ticket matched all five white ball numbers but missed the Powerball to win the game’s $1 million second prize in the Wednesday drawing. The person who bought the...
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Gilbertson Gets New Term as SD Supreme Court Chief

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Supreme Court has elected David Gilbertson to an unprecedented fourth term as chief justice of the state’s highest court. Gilbertson says a lot has been accomplished during his prior 12 years as chief justice, and he decided to seek another four-year term to oversee the implementation of...
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