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US Senate Candidates Square Off at State Fair

HURON, S.D. (AP) — The four candidates vying to replace retiring U.S. Senator Tim Johnson all say they’re the best choice to help reduce the nation’s debt. The candidates squared off at the State Fair on Friday for their second debate. KELO-TV reports former South Dakota Governor Mike Rounds, Democrat Rick Weiland and Independents...
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SDDOT Announces Traffic Flow to Change on Truck Route Next Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Department of Transportation announced yesterday that recent rains have resulted in a modification for the date to change the traffic flow in the construction area on the Highway 14/83 truck route in Pierre.  Sometime after the holiday weekend, traffic will be transferred from a diversion road that’s...
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Saturday to Bring Walk for the Fallen to Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Saturday brings a “Walk for the Fallen” to Pierre.  The event has been held in other South Dakota cities like Sioux Falls and Eagle Butte for the past four years, but this will be the first such event for the Capital City.  The mile long walks are held to...
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Mayor Discusses Changing Look for Upper Pierre Street

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A new look for upper Pierre Street is beginning to show as a reconstruction project continues for the road section.  Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says plans have been in place to upgrade portions of Pierre Street for some time.  She says the 2011 flood, flood recovery that followed and...
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