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43 Groups to Intervene in SD Keystone Re-Approval

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state Public Utilities Commission has approved nearly 45 applications from individuals and groups that want to have a say in South Dakota’s decision on whether to re-approve the portion of the Keystone XL pipeline that would run through the state if it’s ever built. Only 15 applications requesting “party...
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Dedication Event Planned at Arboretum to Honor Former Pierre USFWS Employee

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A special dedication event will be held tomorrow at the Pierre Arboretum to honor a former U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee from Pierre-who was killed in a vehicle-pedestrian crash near Pickstown in July of 2013. 46-year-old Dr. Robert Klumb and 25-year-old Maegan Spindler of Cazenovia, New York died...
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Governor’s Task Force on Infant Mortality to Meet Next Month to Review New Data

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s First Lady says the state’s infant mortality rate dropped between 2012 and 2013. New numbers indicate there were 80 infant deaths last year-which equates to a rate of 6.5 deaths per 1,000 live births. That is a drop from 2012′s rate of 8.6 and is more in...
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Mine Turned Over by Local Resident & Disposed of by Ellsworth Explosives Team Monday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An explosives team from Ellsworth Air Force Base assisted local law enforcers yesterday with disposing of a live mine-turned in to authorities by an area resident. Pierre Police Captain Derald Gross says Sunday night; a person handed over a Claymore anti-personnel mine to a state trooper and assistance was...
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