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Tree Trimming in Fort Pierre Must be Complete by Today

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Fort Pierre reminds people that today is the last day they have to trim trees on their property if they received a notice indicating that the work should be done. City officials say that if Fort Pierre residents received a notice about trimming their trees,...
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CEB to Have School on Friday

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. – (DRG News) Cheyenne Eagle Butte will have school on Friday, October 5. The day was originally scheduled as a staff development day. School officials also remind parents and students that Friday the 5th is Homecoming Day, as well.
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Central SD Teen Court to Hold Mock Trial/Open House Tonight

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Central South Dakota Teen Court will be hosting a Mock Trial/Open House event this evening in Fort Pierre. Teen court is a two-pronged program-according to Program Coordinator Kellie Shuman. She says Teen Court is for youth who are facing various pending charges and it is also a prevention...
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Pierre Woman Charged After Friday Night Incident

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre woman was arrested on various charges after police responded to a report that she was attempting to assault another person with a knife and a pair of scissors. Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were called to the Pierre Inn and Suites about 10:40 p.m. on...
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New Sign Dedicated to Mark Lewis and Clark Stop More than 200 Years Ago

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This weekend brought a gathering in Fort Pierre of the Regional Meeting of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation. People from several states attended the meeting-which was sponsored by the Encounters on the Prairie Central South Dakota Chapter of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation. The...
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Attendance Up One Percent at South Dakota State Fair

HURON, S.D. (AP) – Attendance at this year’s South Dakota State Fair increased for the sixth year in a row. Fair officials say 192,790 people took in the fair during its five-day run in Huron in late August and early September. That was up 1 percent from 2011. Fair revenues increased 10 percent over...
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Survey Suggests Little Economic Growth in Midwest

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A new survey of business leaders suggests little or no economic growth in most of a group of nine Midwest and Plains states through the end of the year, but the booming oil business will continue to drive growth in North Dakota and Oklahoma. The region’s overall economic index improved...
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SD Official Sees Hope for Drought Relief Next Year

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – State Climatologist Dennis Todey says he thinks South Dakota will see some recovery from drought next year. Todey tells the Argus Leader newspaper that historically, even during the Dust Bowl years, there haven’t been back-to-back years of drought this bad. He says his tentative optimism is amplified by the...
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Two SD Licensing Boards Accused of Violations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Two South Dakota licensing boards will be defending themselves later this month against citizen complaints that they broke the state’s open meeting laws. The South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners and the state Board of Massage Therapy each will have a hearing before the state’s Open Meeting...
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SD Using Electronic Vehicle Lien and Title System

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Division of Motor Vehicles is switching to an electronic system for storing vehicle lien recordings and title applications that denote a lien. Beginning Monday, lien recordings and title applications denoting liens will not be issued a paper title document. The title document will be retained in the...
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