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Historians Seek Revival of Studying the Midwest

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A group of historians is warning of the loss of Middle America’s contemporary history and calling for a revival of academic study of the Midwest. The group is launching a new academic journal of Midwest history next month and a new Midwest history association in the fall – the first...
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Ice Fishing Hole

With Warm Weather in Forecast PFD Chief Offers Reminder of Ice Safety

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s Fire Chief reminds people to use caution when it comes to going out onto local ice covered waterways. Chief Ian Paul says weather will warm for at least the next few days and that means a change in the thickness and strength of the ice on the river....
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Governor Dennis Daugaard

Daugaard Says Flood Risk Not Imminent However State is Monitoring Potential

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard says state officials will be working with federal and local entities to assess the potential for Missouri River flooding in 2014. Daugaard said yesterday that the risk of flooding isn’t probable at this point; however in recalling the flood of 2011, he says information on river...
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Keys to Home

Deadline March 15 for New Homeowners to Receive Property Tax Reduction

PIERRE, S.D. Р(DRG News) Individuals who have moved into a new or different home within the past year have until Saturday, March 15 to file for the owner-occupied, single-family dwelling certificate to be eligible for a property tax reduction.   Any South Dakota homeowner who owned and occupied a home on November 1, 2013...
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