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Top Prize Winner Chosen in McDonald’s/River 92.7 FIFA World Cup Soccer Promotion

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Congratulations to Helen Anderson…she was the grand prize winner in the McDonald’s/River 92.7 FIFA World Cup Soccer Promotion.  The contest was held earlier this summer in conjunction with the World Cup Soccer competition.  Listeners won various prizes throughout the contest, including “Thundersticks”, miniature soccer balls and “Be Our Guest”...
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Fire Burns About 40 Acres of Wheat Stubble Tuesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Rural Fire Department was assisted by Fort Pierre firefighters in putting out a fire in wheat stubble late Tuesday afternoon.  Pierre Rural Fire Chief Jason Roggow says firefighters were dispatched to a location off 293rd Avenue and 203rd Street about 4:00 p.m. Tuesday where it was reported...
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BFD Responds to Tractor Fire

BLUNT, S.D. – (DRG News) Members of the Blunt Fire Department spent a few hours Tuesday evening and additional time this morning at the site of a tractor fire-about a half mile northeast of Blunt.  Blunt Fire Chief Jan Harkless says crews were told of the tractor fire about 7:00 p.m. Tuesday.  The tractor...
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Smith Tabbed as Director of SD Ag Department Division

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s Agriculture Department says William Smith has been named director of the agency’s resource conservation and forestry division. Smith has worked for the agency since 2009 as a conservation program manager. The agency says agriculture is South Dakota’s No. 1 industry, generating $25.6 billion in annual economic activity...
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