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Verendrye Plate Document

South Dakota Digital Archives Features Verendrye Plate/Exhibition History

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Saturday’s date, February 16, marked 100 years since the discovery of the Verendrye Plate near Fort Pierre.  Two French-Canadian brothers, Francois and Louis Joseph Verendrye planted the marker on a hill above what is now Fort Pierre, claiming the land for France on March 30, 1743.  They were in...
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Kristin Meyers Receives CACS Award February 2013

Winner of CACS’s Mission Excellence Award Named

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A local woman has been named as the 2012 winner of the Capital Area Counseling Service’s Mission Excellence Award.  Kristin Meyers was chosen by her co-workers as the award recipient.  The Service Mission Excellence Award is the highest honor given to CACS employees and acknowledges employees who best exemplify...
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Republican and Democrat Logos

Local Republicans and Democrats to Meet Tuesday

UNDATED – (DRG News) The Hughes/Stanley County Republican Party will hold its Lincoln Day Dinner tomorrow in Pierre.  The event will take place at the Ramkota River Centre Convention Center.  Social hour starts at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.  During the meal, there will be various presentations that will...
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Presidents Washington and Lincoln for Presidents Day

President’s Day Holiday Being Noted Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Today is President’s Day and several entities are closed in honor of the holiday.  There is no school today and state government employees and federal workers have the day off, among others.  Rawlins Library is closed today, but it will reopen tomorrow at 10:00 a.m.  In addition, the Hughes...
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