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Central Teen Court to Hold Open House/Mock Trial This Evening

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The month of September has been observed as National Youth Court Month.  Through youth court programs, teens are held accountable for their offenses by their peers.  Also, youth participating in student courts are educated about the judicial system and are given a chance to serve their communities at the...
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SD FFA Foundation Kicks Off 2014 “I Believe in the Future of Agriculture” Campaign

GETTYSBURG, S.D. – (DRG News) The 2014 “I Believe in the Future of Agriculture” campaign is underway once again.  The effort is organized to support local FFA chapters and to create a positive future for rural South Dakota.  Local elevators and the South Dakota FFA Foundation work together on the campaign, in which producers,...
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Historic Sign Being Put Back at Hughes County Courthouse September 30, 2014

Local Commission Restores Another Historic Sign in Pierre/Fort Pierre Area

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A sign that has been in place on the grounds of the Hughes County Courthouse for several years was removed earlier this summer for cleaning and repainting and yesterday, the sign was returned. The Pierre-Fort Pierre Historic Preservation Commission took the sign down for refurbishing because it had been...
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South Dakota’s Infant Mortality Rate Drops in 2013

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s infant mortality rate dropped last year but there were more deaths attributed to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. The state Health Department says there were 80 infant deaths in 2013, for a rate of 6.5 deaths per 1,000 live births. That was down significantly from 104 deaths in 2012...
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