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SD Lawmakers Studying Possible Changes in Staff

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel has decided to have an outside agency review the operation of the Legislature’s professional staff. The National Conference of State Legislatures, a nonpartisan organization that represents state legislatures across the country, will conduct the review. Some legislative leaders have suggested that the South Dakota Legislature...
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Avera St. Mary’s Hospital Working on Plan for Healthcare Needs Through 2020

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Work is underway to develop a master facilities development and improvement plan for Avera St. Mary’s Hospital.  The healthcare center has contracted with BWBR Architects, Inc. of St. Paul,Minnesota to look at how Avera St. Mary’s can best meet the health care needs of central South Dakota.  John T....
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2nd Lt. Richard Bauman of SD National Guard (Courtesy Photo)

SDNG Names Pierre Man as Recipient of Lieutenant of the Year Award

RAPID CITY, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man is the recipient of the South Dakota National Guard’s 2013 Lieutenant Colonel John J. Steele award.  2nd Lt. Richard Bauman was named the Guard’s Lieutenant of the Year.  The award was established in 1968 and recognizes the most outstanding lieutenant in the South Dakota Army...
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Highway Patrol Says Hand County Fatal Crash Reported Thursday South of Miller

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A two vehicle crash south of Miller Thursday resulted in the death of a Ree Heights man.  The South Dakota Highway Patrol says the accident occurred about 15 miles south of Miller on Highway 45 late yesterday afternoon-at 4:38 p.m.   Initial information indicates that 90-year-old Peter Werdel of Ree...
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