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Dakota Western Heritage Festival Organizers Ready for September Gathering

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) With just a month left before the annual Dakota Western Heritage Festival takes place, organizers indicate that this year’s event will bring some great entertainers, exhibitors and demonstrations.  Gary Heintz co-organizes the event with Carmen Cowan Woodward.  The September 12-14 event will be centered at the Expo Center...
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Certain SD State Workers Required to Get Flu Shot

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed an executive order requiring annual flu shots for certain state employees. The requirement is for people who deliver health care services, have regular contact with vulnerable populations or have a role in responding to disease outbreaks. It also applies to contract staff, vendors,...
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Upper Missouri River Basin Runoff Remains High

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Runoff continues to be above normal in the upper Missouri River basin, but it isn’t leading to any flooding concerns.        The Army Corps of Engineers says runoff above Sioux City, Iowa, in July was 33 percent above normal. Water management chief Jody Farhat says July precipitation in...
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Pierre Man Wins August Hunting Prize Package from BGCCA’s Mega Raffle

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The monthly drawing for the Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area’s Great Futures Mega Raffle was held Wednesday. The prize in the August drawing was a lab puppy and a one day pheasant hunt for four people. Semi-finalists names selected for the prize at KGFX Wednesday morning...
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