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Museum of SDSHS to Start New Smithsonian Sunday Program

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A new event at the Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society at Pierre’s Cultural Heritage Center will offer a special video program from one of the Smithsonian Museums each month.  Starting Sunday, July 14, the first Smithsonian Sunday program will be held and will feature a video...
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Highway Patrol Trained Young Recruits During Trooper Academy Last Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Highway Patrol’s Youth Trooper Academy was held last week in Pierre.  This was the second year the academy has been organized.  It is set up for young adults ages 16 and 17 who are entering their senior year of high school and was co-sponsored by the...
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SD Governor Urges Safe Fourth of July Driving

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is urging drivers to use caution and make safe choices as they travel for the Fourth of July holiday. Office of Highway Safety statistics show an average of 113 crashes over the holiday period the past five years, with an average of two deaths and...
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South Dakota Hog and Pig Inventory Down from 2012

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The number of hogs and pigs in South Dakota on June 1 totaled 1.18 million head, up 1 percent from the previous quarter but down 10 percent over the year. The Agriculture Department says in a new report that the breeding hog inventory of 180,000 head was up 3...
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