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Pierre Rescue Squad Responds to Calls Friday, Saturday and Sunday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Fire Department’s Rescue Squad had a busy weekend-responding to calls Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Pierre’s Deputy Fire Chief Ian Paul says crews were called to the report late Friday afternoon that a boat hit a sandbar near the Train Bridge and that one person had been injured. ...
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Mary Jo Gortmaker (Photo Courtesy of South Dakota Lottery)

Miller Woman Claims $100,000 Scratch Ticket Prize

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Miller woman claimed her $100,000 top prize last week in one of the scratch games played in South Dakota.  Mary Jo Gortmaker picked up her prize on Friday as part of the Casino Royale scratch game.  Gortmaker bought her winning ticket at Cenex in Wessington.  The odds of...
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Attorney General Marty Jackley

Attorney General Says Drug Offenses, Sex Crimes Up in SD in 2012

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Arrests for drug offenses, sex crimes and assaults all increased in South Dakota last year. Attorney General Marty Jackley says the annual crime report for 2012 shows a 2.5 percent increase in assaults over the year, a 9 percent rise in sex offenses and a 17 percent jump in drug...
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Cattle

South Dakota Cattle on Feed Down Seven Percent

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more animals had 215,000 cattle on feed on June 1, down 7 percent from last year. The Agriculture Department says in its latest report that placements in feedlots during May totaled 39,000 head, up 11 percent from 2012. Marketings of fed...
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