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Report of Hay Fire on Semi Trailer Turns Out to be Unfounded

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre firefighters were called this morning to the report that a load of hay being carried on a semi-truck was on fire.  Fire crews were notified that a truck had been spotted in east Pierre near the intersection of Garfield and Wells Avenues about 7:05 a.m. this morning and...
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Governor Names Lentsch Ag Secretary as Bones Retires

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Agriculture is getting a new leader. Agriculture Secretary Walt Bones has announced that he’s retiring from his position effective April 29. The Parker native says he’s returning to his farm. Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he’s appointing Lucas Lentsch of Pierre to replace Bones. Daugaard says...
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Presho Man Changes Plea for Weapons Charge in Federal Court

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News)  A Presho man has changed his plea on a federal weapons charge.  36-year-old Clint Brown appeared in federal court in Pierre Monday and entered a guilty plea to a charge of “Felon and Drug User in Possession of a Firearm”.  The firearm charge is linked to an incident last...
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SD Popcorn Manufacturer Making a Name for Itself

LOWER BRULE, S.D. (AP) – A tribally owned popcorn manufacturer in South Dakota is gaining accolades for its products and job opportunities. Situated on the Lower Brule Indian Reservation, Lakota Foods is the first and only Native American-owned company that packages and distributes popcorn. The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe started the business about seven...
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