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Bike Rider Hurt on Highway 1804 When Struck by Side Mirror of Passing Vehicle

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Local emergency responders were called to the report of an accident between a Pierre bicyclist and a vehicle Sunday morning.  Deputy Jeff Hill of the Hughes County Sheriff’s Office says the accident was reported about 9:15 a.m. on Highway 1804-just south of the intersection with Grey Goose Road.  He...
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Wheat Walks to be Held in Central SD on Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Wednesday will bring two “Wheat Walks” to central South Dakota.  The events are hosted by the SDSU Extension Service.  The first event will start at 9:30 a.m. and will take place at the SDSU Dakota Lakes Research Farm located 17 miles east of Pierre on Highway 34.  Later, an...
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PHOTO:  LTC Joe Jacobsen, 1LT Waylon Skelton, Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill, and ESGR State Chairman Gen. Ron Mielke (Ret.) at the ESGR signing ceremony held at the Pierre National Guard Armory Thursday, June 6, 2013.  Photo by Patrick Callahan

Mayor Gill Signs ESGR Statement of Support

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill took part in a recent signing ceremony for the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s “Statement of Support”.  Gill was joined in the ceremony by other state and local officials.  A press release from the City of Pierre says the Statement of Support Program...
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USDA Says Weather Affecting Farmers’ Ability to Plant Crops

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Cool and wet conditions are continuing across South Dakota and have limited farmers’ ability to complete fieldwork. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop report that producers had on average only 4.2 days suitable for fieldwork. Winter wheat was jointed at 65 percent and headed at...
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