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Thune Discusses Syrian Issue-Has Had Lots of Input from Constituents

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (DRG News) Senator John Thune says he’s been hearing the opinions of South Dakotans, both via phone calls to his office and in recent stops around South Dakota-regarding what the nation should do about chemical attacks on Syrian citizens that are said to have been linked to Syrian President Bashar Assad....
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Hughes-Stanley County Republicans to Meet Thursday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The monthly noon luncheon meeting for the Hughes-Stanley County Republicans will be held tomorrow in Pierre.  Tad Perry, Stanley County Chair of the group, says Bob Sutton will be the featured speaker at the meeting, which will be held during the noon hour at Jakes Restaurant.  During the meeting,...
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Authorities Conduct Check for Drugs in Vehicles in Riggs Parking Lot Tuesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Local authorities spent some time Tuesday morning at the parking lot at Riggs High School as part of a check for the presence of drugs.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers from the Pierre Police Department, South Dakota Highway Patrol and Northern Plains Safe Trails Drug Task Force...
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Portions of Dakota Avenue to See Road and Infrastructure Work in Coming Weeks

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Pierre has started construction on a Sanitary Sewer Replacement project on a portion of Dakota Avenue.  Lynn Patton, Construction and Operations Manager for the City of Pierre says the work involves a half block of sewer at Robert Street-east to the alley.  Patton says because of...
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