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South Dakota Climate Watchers Look at June Weather and Look Ahead to Early July Conditions

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota weather watchers say that the climate outlook for this month is uncertain at this point.  As for June, SDSU Extension Climate Field Specialist Laura Edwards says northeastern South Dakota counties saw a wet month, however the southwestern corner of the state continued to be much drier than...
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Pierre’s Steamboat Park Amphitheater Officially Welcomed Back into Use with Fourth of July Ribbon Cutting

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A ribbon cutting ceremony was held last night as Pierre residents celebrated the official reopening of the Steamboat Park amphitheater.  A ceremony was held before the start of last night’s Fourth of July performance for the Capital City Band.  Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says the amphitheater needed plenty of...
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Judge Denies Request for Election on Separate Riverwalk Landing Issues

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A judge Wednesday turned down a request to put issues linked to the proposed Riverwalk Landing project on Fort Pierre’s Teton Island Development to a public vote.  An election will be held Tuesday to gauge support for the city council’s May 6 decision to make an ordinance change...
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SD Man Sentenced in Federal Court for Stealing from Fire Department

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A Mission man accused of stealing money and property from the St. Francis Volunteer Fire Department has been sentenced for larceny. Sixty-two-year-old Harvey LaPointe was sentenced to 1  1/2 years of probation and ordered to pay $4,900 in restitution for the thefts that occurred between August 2009 and December...
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