Stranded Boaters Assisted Northwest of Pierre Late Saturday

CORRRECTION:  After this story was published, we were advised that the boat involved in this incident was stranded and was NOT stuck on a sandbar, as we were first told.  The boat did not have power to return to shore-as the battery had died.  The boaters contacted Pike Haven Resort, and a charged battery...
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Klein Museum of Mobridge Wins Organizational Governor's Award for History-May 2013 (Photo Courtesy of SDSHS)

Klein Museum Recognized by State Historical Society

RAPID CITY, S.D. – (DRG News) The Klein Museum in Mobridge was recognized over the weekend for its efforts in preserving South Dakota history.  The South Dakota State Historical Society gave the museum the Organizational Governor’s Award for History on Saturday during the society’s annual history conference in Rapid City.
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Baby Shoes

SD Has High Rate of Births Outside Wedlock

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that South Dakota has a high rate of babies being born to unwed women. The report says 37.4 percent of South Dakota births in 2011 were outside wedlock. That was the 19th-highest rate in the nation. The report says the rate...
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Grain Bins and Tractor

Safety Courses Offered to Young SD Farm Workers

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota State University Extension is offering training courses for young South Dakotans who plan to work on farms this summer. SDSU instructor Nicholas Uilk says certification in a Hazardous Occupation Safety Training in Agriculture course is required for all youth who are 14 and 15 and want to work...
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