Bob Sutton

Governor Appoints New Member to SD Board of Regents

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A vice president of Avera Health is the newest member of South Dakota’s Board of Regents. Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed Bob Sutton, of Pierre, to the board that governs public higher education in the state. Sutton begins serving April 5. He will succeed James Hansen, of Pierre, who is...
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SD Department of Transportation

Work to Begin on US Highway 18 Near Winner

WINNER, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Department of Transportation will begin a $10.2 million dollar concrete paving project near Winner in the next week.  The work will take place on U.S. Highway 18 in the Winner area and involves removing a portion of the asphalt surface, concrete placement and shoulder work.  There will...
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Fundraisers Coming to Pierre and Blunt Sunday

UNDATED – (DRG News) The weekend brings a few different fundraising events to the area.  Sunday will be the day for the 5th Annual Pierre “Polar Plunge” to raise money for Special Olympics South Dakota.  Organizers hope to top last year’s total of $9,000.  Participants can register as a Plunger, or those who choose...
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Scales, Gavel and Flag

Murdo Man Charged in State Court Now Facing Federal Charge of Possession of a Stolen Firearm

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Murdo man made an initial appearance in federal court earlier this week on a criminal complaint for Possession of a Stolen Firearm.  41-year-old Shaun Sporrer was arrested March 1 in Murdo after reports that he had pointed a gun at another person.   Authorities allege that Sporrer had stolen...
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