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Wagon Train to Start Its Trek to Pierre for 125th

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) – A wagon train leaves Yankton for Pierre this week as part of the state’s 125th anniversary of statehood. Before the procession leaves on Thursday, a public gathering will be held at the Yankton rodeo grounds in the afternoon and evening on Wednesday. The program will include remarks from Gov. Dennis...
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Capital Area United Way Campaign Kickoff Scheduled for September 17

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Capital Area United Way will kick off the organization’s 2014-2015 campaign on September 17.  The kickoff marks the start of United Way’s annual fundraising effort and is used to introduce the Campaign Chairpersons, announce the goal for the fundraising campaign and premier its campaign video.  The Capital Area United...
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SD Man Sentenced in Beating Case on Cheyenne Reservation

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. (AP) – A Dupree man has been sentenced to one year in prison in an assault incident in the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 31-year-old Lester Delbert Clown was also ordered to one year of supervised release. Clown pleaded guilty to a striking, beating and wounding charge....
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Thune Could Play Pivotal Role in Internet Access

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Sen. John Thune from South Dakota could play a pivotal role in shaping the future of internet access in America should he become the head of the powerful U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Whether he takes charge of the committee or remains the second in command...
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