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FEMA Denies Individual Aid in Wake of SD Storms

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota residents impacted by recent flooding and a tornado will not be eligible for federal aid. The state Department of Public Safety says the Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied the state’s request for individual assistance. FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate told the state in a letter that the...
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N.Y. Man Sentenced for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man who was convicted in federal court for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced last week. 38-year-old Shawn George was ordered to spend two years in prison, five years of supervised release and must pay a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. George...
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Hoven FFA’er Chosen for New Century Farmer Program

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – (DRG News) A Hoven resident is among 49 young people chosen by the National FFA Organization to take part in the 2014 New Century Farmer program. The program helps develop young men and women committed to pursuing a career in production agriculture. Andrew Rausch will join participants from 25 other states...
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Winner Chosen for Latest Prize in Boys and Girls Club Mega Raffle

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Charlie McGuigan was chosen yesterday as the most recent winner in the Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area’s Great Futures Mega Raffle. McGuigan was one of three semi-finalists chosen for $350 of Dakotamart Sporting Goods. The other two semi-finalists were Jill Schmitz and Liza Clark. McGuigan’s name...
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