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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Bringing Stormy Summer Weather Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Weather forecasters have been mentioning possibilities of severe weather in parts of Central South Dakota today and the prediction is coming true in some areas. The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until later this afternoon for several Dakota Radio Group area counties, from Dewey and...
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Eagle Creek Holds Open House-CEO Discusses Future for the Company

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Thursday brought what is becoming an annual event for Eagle Creek Software Services in Pierre…a public open house.  The event was set up to recognize the contributions of customers, the state and the City of Pierre in the company’s success.  Tours of the Eagle Creek building were offered, food...
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Two SD Men Plead Guilty in Bird-Killing Cases

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Two South Dakota men have recently pleaded guilty in separate cases dealing with the illegal killing of birds. Fifty-one-year-old Jeffery Jessop, of Presho, pleaded guilty to killing at least three federally protected bald and golden eagles and at least 15 hawks on his Lyman County ranch over a period...
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West Nile Virus Detected in Mosquito Pools

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Health is reporting the season’s first West Nile virus detections in mosquito pools in Brookings and Hughes counties. In 2012, the first positive mosquito pool was detected July 2 and the first human case was reported July 13. State epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger says it might...
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