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Pioneer Girl Receiving Great Reviews One Week Into Release

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) It’s been a week since the release of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s autobiography and the South Dakota State Historical Society Press indicates that the book is being well received.  “Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography” was first made public November 17.  SDSHS Press Marketing Director Jennifer McIntyre says the book has...
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Inaugural Committee Continues Meeting to Prepare for January 10 Event

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A committee charged with organizing inaugural activities has been meeting to put together details for the event.  Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says the inaugural will take place in January.  The day traditionally includes swearing in ceremonies along with evening festivities.  Gill says the inaugural committee met last week.  She...
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Corona Man Arrested in Walworth County for Allegations of Trespassing and Assault

MOBRIDGE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Corona, South Dakota man was arrested for simple assault over the weekend after an incident involving alleged trespassing in the Akaska area.  Walworth County Sheriff Joshua Boll says his office responded to a complaint of individuals trespassing late Saturday afternoon on property near Akaska.  Boll says the land...
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Group Needs Toys to Help 1,500 Children on SD Reservation

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. (AP) – A nonprofit is looking for individuals willing to fulfill ‘Dear Santa’ letters from children living on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. The group Cheyenne River Youth Project says it has letters from 1,500 children and still needs more than 400 Santa Clauses to step up. The...
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