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Pressler: Memorial at Wounded Knee Needed

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Independent U.S. Senate candidate Larry Pressler says if he’s elected he’ll push for a American Indian “holocaust memorial” museum at Wounded Knee. Pressler says he got the idea from journalist and Oglala Lakota Tribe member Tim Giago. Pressler says the museum would need funding from the federal and state...
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More South Dakota Statehood Celebrations Planned

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – More activities are planned across South Dakota to mark its 125th year of statehood. Madison will host an All-School Reunion and Prairie Music Festival July 26 for everyone who has attended or currently attends an area school. The annual Carthage Straw Bale Festival on Aug. 2-3 will feature a parade...
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Capitol Commission Approves Enhancements at Civil War Memorial Site in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Capitol Complex Restoration and Beautification Commission Wednesday approved a motion to go forward on a project to enhance the Civil War Memorial Site near Capitol Lake. The war monument was dedicated in 1920 and was put in place to commemorate the veterans of the Civil War. Mike Mueller...
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Deputy U.S. Marshals Talk About Former South Dakotan on Most Wanted Fugitive List

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The U.S. Marshals Service is hopeful that a national TV show highlighting one of it’s 15 most wanted fugitives will aid in the man’s capture. Convicted sex offender and escapee; 41-year-old Kevin Patrick Stoeser, who is from the Pierre/Fort Pierre area, will be the focus of a half hour...
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