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Injured Man Found at Oahe Dam’s Emergency Spillway Saturday Morning

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man was found injured at Oahe Dam’s Emergency Spillway over the weekend and law enforcers are checking into the circumstances surrounding the incident. Stanley County Chief Deputy Sheriff Greg Swanson says authorities were called to the Emergency Spillway Saturday morning about 7:00 a.m. where it was reported...
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UBS Holding Highmore Blood Drive–Organizers Hope Donations Exceed Goal

MITCHELL, S.D. – (DRG News) United Blood Services is holding a blood drive in Highmore today.  Abbie Titze, Donor Recruitment Representative for UBS says recent blood drives have not brought in the required inventory, which is making it hard for United Blood Services to meet commitments to regional hospitals.  Due to the increased need,...
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Highway 34 Near Howes Reopens-Work Along Road Continues

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Though a section of Highway 34 has reopened to traffic, motorists are being reminded by the South Dakota Department of Transportation that construction equipment and flaggers are still working at the site.  A two-and-a-half mile section of Highway 34 east of Howes has been closed since August 11 to...
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Pierre Landfill Project Approved for Financial Package

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved an almost $1.2 million dollar financial package for Pierre to help construct an additional solid waste disposal cell at the regional landfill.  The funds for the Pierre landfill project were announced Friday and the grant and loan money will...
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