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PFD Responds to Two Tuesday Afternoon Fires

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Fire Department was summoned to two afternoon fire calls Tuesday.  Deputy Fire Chief Ian Paul says firefighters were told about a brush pile fire at Hyde Stadium about 3:30 p.m. yesterday.  The fire was burning along a set of bleachers, but was put out quickly.  Paul...
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Keldron and Buffalo Residents Reappointed to Cattlemen’s Beef Board

  HURON, S.D. – (DRG News) Two South Dakotans have been re-appointed to seats on the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board.  U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack reappointed Danni Beer of Keldron and Linda Gilbert of Buffalo to the board.  They will both serve three-year terms.  The 106-member Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research...
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DOH Advises South Dakotans to Prepare for Healthy Holiday and Winter with Flu Shot

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Next week is being noted as National Influenza Vaccination Week and South Dakota’s State Epidemiologist says the week is a good reminder that flu shots are the best way to stay protected against influenza.  Dr. Lon Kightlnger of the South Dakota Department of Health says so far this...
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Video of Riggs Students Reading Names of South Dakotans on Vietnam War Memorial Wall Now Online

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A video has been made public in which the names of South Dakotans who are listed on the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C.are read one-by-one.  The video was created by ten Pierre Riggs High School students and a Riggs teacher earlier this month.  The memorial wall is...
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