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Think and Drive 2014 Tayla and Robert Brooks Presentation

DRG’s Think and Drive Stay Alive 2014

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Tuesday, March 18, 2014, the Dakota Radio Group brought another presentation of Think and Drive Stay Alive to Riggs Theater in Pierre.  The program featured guests who spoke drinking and driving and about a 2011 hit and run accident that killed a 16-year-old boy.  Speakers in that segment were...
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Rare Disease Awareness Day

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) Friday is Rare Disease Awareness day. The day is designated to bring education on diseases that are not common yet affect so many people. We sat down with Alana Bauer from Mobridge, S.D. to hear from her about her son Nehemiah who has Tuberous Sclerosis. This is a group...
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Demolition of Old Stanley County K-2 Elementary February 15, 2014 (KGFX Photo)

Old Fort Pierre Elementary Torn Down 2/15

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Saturday, February 15, 2014 brought another change to Fort Pierre, as the former Stanley County K-2 elementary building was torn down.  A new elementary school was opened nearby in January.  Sharpe Construction crews began working late Saturday morning to tear down the shell of the old structure and...
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Aviation Day January 29, 2014 at Discovery Center (KGFX Photo)

Pierre Elks Lodge Holds Aviation Day

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Elk’s Lodge held an event that was a first-of-its-kind for the organization on January 29 at the SD Discovery Center in Pierre.  Local youngsters were invited to the Discovery Center to assemble and fly balsa wood gliders, watch model airplanes flown in the building and enjoy other...
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Ribbon Cutting at New Stanley County Elementary January 5, 2014

Ribbon Cutting Held at New Stanley County Elementary

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A ribbon cutting ceremony and open house was held January 5, 2014 at Stanley County’s new elementary building in Fort Pierre.  Two students, who were part of the October 2012 groundbreaking, Campbell Cronin and Cormac Duffy, got the honors to cut the ribbon and officially open the new...
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First Winner in 94 Country’s Power Trip Contest Drawn Today!

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) 94 Country (94.5/100.5-FM) KPLO has selected the first winner in our amazing Power Trip contest!  Listeners have been registering for about a month for the chance to win two tickets to see Keith Urban and Little Big Town in concert in Minneapolis on January 11.  Dakota Radio Group’s General...
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SDNG's 152nd Return Parade December 17, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

152nd CSSB Paraded Through Pierre December 17, 2013

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Residents in the Pierre area welcomed home members of the South Dakota National Guard’s 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion December 17, 2013 following the group’s deployment in Afghanistan.  They left Pierre in July of this year.  Here’s a short video segment of some of the unit’s soldiers being paraded...
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Kansas Peterson Brothers Release “Chore” Video

The newest YouTube video for a Kansas family promoting agriculture was released this week.  The video “Chore” is a parody of the Katy Perry song “Roar”.  Greg Peterson was in Pierre December 11, 2013 to speak to a group at the annual South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Tradeshow.
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Shana Davis Receives Milken Award November 18, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Pierre Teacher Receives $25,000 Award

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Riggs High School teacher was surprised with a $25,000 Milken Educator Award during a school assembly held November 18, 2013 at the school in Pierre.  Shana Davis is the only South Dakota teacher to receive the award this year.  Watch here as Governor Dennis Daugaard announces Shana’s name.
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SD Tree Put Up November 15 in Capitol

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the State Capitol, as preparations are underway for this year’s Christmas at the Capitol display.  On Friday, November 15, state workers brought the two-story South Dakota tree into the Capitol Rotunda and stood it upright.  It will be the centerpiece...
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