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Corps Holds Series of Meetings in Missouri River Basin This Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Army Corps of Engineers held a series meetings in Missouri River states this week, updating interested residents and officials of its plans for operating the river system in 2014.  The Corps said again recently that mountain snowpack levels are comparable to what they were in 2011.  However, Jody...
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As Construction Season Approaches, SDDOT Reminds of Work Zone Awareness

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This week has been recognized as National Work Zone Awareness Week and South Dakota’s Department of Transportation is asking motorists to drive with care through construction areas-as roadwork will get underway soon.  Dean VanDeWiele, Pierre Project Engineer for the DOT says it won’t be long before orange cones and...
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State Capitol Open Saturday for Prom Photos

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News)  The State Capitol will be open tomorrow to accomodate those attending prom who want to have their pictures taken in the building.  Prom attendees and their families wanting to pose in the Rotunda or on the grand marble staircase can do so until 7:00 p.m. tomorrow evening.  Visitors are...
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SD Lottery Expects Less Income This Year Than Last

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Lottery is anticipating a slight decrease in revenue this year. Lottery director of sales Joe Willingham says lotto game sales are down 4.6 percent. He says it’s not likely the lottery can surpass last year’s numbers as last year was a record year. Video lottery has leveled...
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