South Dakota

Panel Seeking Suggestions for Offensive Names

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names is asking for input to come up with new names for some Black Hills sites that contain the word “negro.” The names are considered offensive, and guidelines established by the U.S. Board of Geographic Names require that a new name be solicited. The...
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Midland Church Organizing Event Saturday to Pray for More Precipitation

MIDLAND, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota has received some welcome moisture with the recent snow storm that moved across the state, which might start to ease concerns of some of the state’s producers.  More precipitation is still needed, however; as the state deals with drought conditions going into the growing year.  One Midland...
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Are You Wearing Purple? OMK Reminds South Dakotans of Purple Up for Military Kids Day Today

RAPID CITY, S.D. – (DRG News) Today is being noted as Purple Up For Military Kids Day in South Dakota, in which people are wearing the color as a way to show their support and to give thanks to all military children for their strength and sacrifices.  The day is being coordinated through the...
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SDNG’s 200th Engineering Company to Hold Event Sunday in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota National Guard’s 200th Engineer Company will hold an open house and community appreciation event this weekend in Pierre.  On Sunday from noon to two o’clock, there will be a bridging display near the Legion Cabin along the river and also, the National Guard Armory will be...
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