Historic Sign Being Put Back at Hughes County Courthouse September 30, 2014

Local Commission Restores Another Historic Sign in Pierre/Fort Pierre Area

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A sign that has been in place on the grounds of the Hughes County Courthouse for several years was removed earlier this summer for cleaning and repainting and yesterday, the sign was returned. The Pierre-Fort Pierre Historic Preservation Commission took the sign down for refurbishing because it had been...
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South Dakota’s Infant Mortality Rate Drops in 2013

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s infant mortality rate dropped last year but there were more deaths attributed to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. The state Health Department says there were 80 infant deaths in 2013, for a rate of 6.5 deaths per 1,000 live births. That was down significantly from 104 deaths in 2012...
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Veterans Group Thanks Hoven Students After Fire

HOVEN, S.D. (AP) – A veterans support group has given flags and a cash donation to students in northern South Dakota who lost their school to a fire in the spring. KELO-TV reports Rolling Thunder Brookings Chapter members wanted to thank the school in Hoven after students there raised about $2,500 for the group...
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Week of Warm Weather Helps South Dakota Row Crops

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A week of warm weather has helped the development of row crops in South Dakota. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that temperatures over the past week have been well above normal. That aided crops such as corn, soybeans and sunflowers. About two-thirds of the state’s...
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