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GOP Leaders Urge Obama Not to Act on His Own

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Sen. John Thune says congressional leaders and President Barack Obama engaged in a “frank discussion” where Republicans urged the president not to use executive authority to act alone on significant issues ahead of next year’s GOP-held House and Senate. Thune was among the leaders of both chambers who met...
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Wakpala Man Sentenced for Being Felon in Possession of a Firearm

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) A Wakpala man was sentenced earlier this week in federal court after a conviction for being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm. 37-year-old Ronald Moran was sentenced to three years of probation, eight months of home confinement, and community service. Moran was indicted in May by a grand...
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Local FSA Office Plans Meetings on New ARC & PLC Programs in Ft. Pierre & Hayes

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Hughes-Stanley County FSA Office will be holding two producer meetings on the new Farm Bill soon.  One meeting will be held next week in Hayes and the second is to take place early next month in Fort Pierre.  Brian Stewart, County Executive Director for the local FSA Office...
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Tony Klein Receives 2014 Vernon Award for Excellence November 6, 2014

Pierre Chamber and PEDCO Give Awards at Annual Celebration

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual celebration Thursday. The event included a glance back at 2014, a look ahead at the year to come, and awards were given out by the Pierre Chamber and the Pierre Economic Development Corporation. The featured speaker last night was Bernie...
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