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DLRF to Hold Annual Summer Field Day Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota State University’s Dakota Lakes Research Farm will hold its annual Summer Field Day later on this afternoon.  The farm is located 17 miles east of Pierre along Highway 34.  The not-for-profit Dakota Lakes Research Farm Corporation manages the production enterprise and owns the land, the facilities and...
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Alleyside Exterior of Downtown Pierre Building Scorched in Wednesday Fire

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre firefighters spent almost two hours at the site of a fire that started in the back of one of the downtown businesses.  The fire was first noted about 6:30 p.m. as flames were noted in cardboard stored behind Capital Sports at 361 South Pierre Street.  Pierre Fire Chief...
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Sioux Avenue Road Surface Getting Minor Repairs

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Motorists that travel Pierre’s Sioux Avenue continue to notice orange construction markers along the road, as maintenance work is being done this summer on the busy street. Dean VanDeWiele-Department of Transportation Area Engineer in Pierre says in recent weeks, workers have been repairing some small breaks on a segment...
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Obama Announces New Council for Native Americans

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Citing a history of mistreatment that has hurt Indians, President Barack Obama has established a White House Council on Native American Affairs to promote a healthier relationship among the United States and tribal governments. The leaders of 30 federal departments and agencies will serve on the council, which is charged...
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