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Pierre Man Arrested for First Degree Manslaughter

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was arrested earlier today for First Degree Manslaughter following the death of a baby this morning.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were called to a home in the 1000 block of North Poplar Avenue about 9:38 a.m. this morning where it was said an...
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Vietnam Vets Group Planning Saturday Cleanup for Capitol Lake War Memorials

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Capitol Lake War Memorial cleanup will take place this weekend, to help prepare the site for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.  The local Vietnam and Vietnam Era Veterans Association (VEVA) will have a cleanup event on Saturday.  VEVA member John Moisan says the plans call for cleaning and...
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Hot Lotto Game Changing

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Starting next week, South Dakotans who play Hot Lotto and win the game’s jackpot will receive their prize in a single cash payment with the initial holding taxes already paid.  Grand prize winners currently have the option of choosing a lump sum payment or 25 annual payments. Jackpots for...
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Missouri River Basin Remains Dry

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Despite wet weather in April, the amount of water flowing into the Missouri River remains below normal because of slow runoff and the ongoing drought.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday that the cold weather reduced the amount of runoff from snowmelt in the past month.  The corps...
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