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12 Business Leaders from China Visiting USD

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) – A delegation of a dozen business leaders from China is visiting the University of South Dakota to learn about investment opportunities in the United States. The four-day American Visiting Institute for Chinese Entrepreneurs sessions will include lectures, tours and demonstrations of South Dakota’s economic capabilities. They run Sunday through Wednesday....
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Fourth of July Festivities Draw Crowds to Various Events Throughout Pierre and Fort Pierre

UNDATED – (DRG News) Organizers estimate that yesterday’s annual Fourth of July parade in Fort Pierre contained at least 150 entries. The parade lasted over an hour and drew a large crowd to view the event which stretched from the northern side of Fort Pierre’s business district into downtown Fort Pierre. City Superintendent Vern...
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Meteorologist Describing Weather Forecast

South Dakota Climate Watchers Look at June Weather and Look Ahead to Early July Conditions

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota weather watchers say that the climate outlook for this month is uncertain at this point.  As for June, SDSU Extension Climate Field Specialist Laura Edwards says northeastern South Dakota counties saw a wet month, however the southwestern corner of the state continued to be much drier than...
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Scissors Cutting Ribbon for Ceremony

Pierre’s Steamboat Park Amphitheater Officially Welcomed Back into Use with Fourth of July Ribbon Cutting

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A ribbon cutting ceremony was held last night as Pierre residents celebrated the official reopening of the Steamboat Park amphitheater.  A ceremony was held before the start of last night’s Fourth of July performance for the Capital City Band.  Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says the amphitheater needed plenty of...
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