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Fort Pierre Train Depot on the Way Home!!

UNDATED – (DRG News) A building that spent many years serving travelers and shippers in Fort Pierre will be returning to the town after being used as a storage building on a Mud Butte area ranch since the 1960’s.  Fort Pierre’s former train depot, which was built in 1906 as part of the Chicago...
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Pierre Man Arrested by Police on Charges Following Investigation Into Burglary

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department arrested a Pierre man after an investigation into a burglary that was reported Thursday morning.  Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were called about 11:30 a.m. yesterday to the 100 block of Lakeview Court where a resident said a burglary had taken place. There were...
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Concealed Carry Permits to be Good for Five Years

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a bill making concealed weapons permits valid for five years, up from the current four years. The measure passed unanimously in both the House and Senate. The bill’s main sponsor, Sen. Larry Rhoden, of Union Center, has said that he eventually wants to...
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Sioux Falls Standoff With Man Wanted for Questioning in Brule County Homicide Ends Peacefully

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Sioux Falls police say a man wanted for questioning in a Brule County homicide has surrendered after a two-hour standoff. Thirty-six-year-old Kent Davidson was arrested about 10:15 p.m. Thursday after he left the apartment he was in and surrendered. Police said Davidson was considered armed and dangerous but they...
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Kiwanis Club Bringing Back Popular Concert “East of Westreville” and Kenny Putnam

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre-Fort Pierre Kiwanis Club is once again bringing “East of Westreville” to the Riggs High School Theater for a concert in about a week.  “East of Westreville” will be March 23 and is a combination of bluegrass, blues, gospel, folk and country music.  Proceeds from the concert will...
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Advisor for Country Real Estate Training to be Held at Pierre March 18 & 19

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) SDSU Extension will soon be providing training for real estate agents who sell rural properties.  The Advisor for Country Real Estate (ACRE-SD) training will be held March 18-19 at the SDSU Extension Regional Center at 412 West Missouri Avenue in Pierre.  To be eligible for the ACRE-SD designation, real...
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Hughes County Producer Wins $5,000 for the Harrold Rural Fire Department and Blunt Fire

UNDATED – (DRG News) A Harrold woman has been chosen as a winner in a program that is sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.  Deb Hyde was selected as the winner in “America’s Farmers Grow Communities”, which gives farmers the chance to win a $2,500 donation to direct to their favorite local non-profit organizations.  Additional...
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Wild Card 2 Winning Tickets Sold in Two SD Cities

MOBRIDGE, S.D. (AP) — Wild Card 2 lottery tickets worth about $6,000 have been sold in Mobridge and Sioux Falls. South Dakota lottery officials say both tickets matched all five white ball numbers in Wednesday’s drawing but missed the Wild Card to win the game’s second prize. The odds of winning it are one...
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Sioux Falls Bishop Pleased with Choice for Pope

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls says the election of Pope Francis is recognition of the changing face of Catholicism. Pope Francis is the first pope from the Americas and the first Jesuit pope. Bishop Paul Swain in Sioux Falls says church membership is growing...
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No Jackpot Winner

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – None of the tickets sold for the Powerball game Wednesday evening matched all six numbers drawn, which were: 05-09-28-32-38 Powerball: 29 Players matching all five numbers and the Powerball would have won or shared the $183 million jackpot. The prize goes to an estimated $216 million for Saturday. Tickets that...
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