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US Ag Secretary Backs South Dakota in DM&E Issue

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Agriculture Secretary is backing the state of South Dakota in its effort to make sure the old Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad keeps operating west of Tracy, Minn. Secretary Thomas Vilsack sent a letter to the Surface Transportation Board urging the panel to support the state’s petition regarding...
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G F & P Says Mountain Lion Sighting in Oahe Dam Area Has Been Confirmed

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department says game officials have confirmed a reported mountain lion sighting near Oahe Dam north of Pierre.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers used a trail camera to photograph the lion as it moved through an undeveloped natural area below Oahe Dam. ...
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Saturday’s Stirling Family Ranch Rodeo Another Success

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Organizers say that Saturday’s annual Stirling Family Ranch Rodeo fundraiser held at the Stanley County Fairgrounds drew a good crowd.  It is organized to raise money to help those fighting cancer and their families-and was started in October 1998 as the Dick Stirling Memorial Team Penning to remember...
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This Saturday it’s Oktoberfest in Akaska!!

Akaska, S.D.- (KOLY) Coming up this Saturday September 28th it is the Oktoberfest event in Akaska! It is taking place at the Akaska Community Center. There will be German Food, German Music, German Beer and just an overall great time! Music is going to be provided by M&M Melodies Band and The Dakota Rangers....
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