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Firefighters Put Out Fire in Semi and Grain Trailer Thursday Afternoon

HAYES, S.D. – (DRG News) Firefighters with the Four Corners Fire Department put out a fire in a semi and grain trailer yesterday afternoon. The fire was reported about noon on Highway 63-about three miles north of Highway 34. Four Corners Fire Chief Clint Alleman says the rig was hauling wheat and its believed...
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Schrupp with her award. 
Photo Credit: South Dakota Library Association Editor, Melissa Weber

Rawlins Municipal Library Director Named Librarian of the Year

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s Library Director has been named South Dakota’s Librarian of the Year. The South Dakota Library Association recognized Robin Schrupp of the Rawlins Municipal Library at last week’s annual conference. Schrupp became Library Director in September 2013. Since that time, the library has undergone significant upgrades, including the streamlining...
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Governor Rounds Makes U.S. Senate Announcement November 29, 2012

Rounds’ Struggles Increase Attention on SD Race

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Mike Rounds is supposed to be coasting into the Senate. Instead, the former governor is taking flak for a program that allowed foreigners to get visas in exchange for promising investment in rural South Dakota. And national Democrats are investing at least $1 million into the four-way Senate race that...
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Record Crop Expected for South Dakota Soybeans

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s soybean crop is forecast at a record-high 220 million bushels, up 18 percent from last year. The Agriculture Department’s crop production report shows an estimated 5.11 million acres of soybeans, a 12 percent increase from a year ago. Average yield is forecast at 43 bushels per acre,...
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