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Lawmaker Discusses HB 1087: School Sentinel Program Bill

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A hearing will be held Wednesday morning at the State Capitol, as lawmakers begin discussing a bill that if approved, would allow school boards in the state to arm staff and volunteers.  The legislation, House Bill 1087, would authorize school boards to set up “school sentinel programs”.  School safety...
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Dehumidification System at Expo Center in Fort Pierre Now in Use

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Ice conditions for hockey players using the Expo Center in Fort Pierre have improved-following the addition of a new piece of equipment in the building about two weeks ago.  A new dehumidification system was added to the Expo Center earlier this month.  A $9,000 donation from the South...
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SDDA and SDSU Extension Holding Forum at Fort Pierre Livestock Tonight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Tonight brings a meeting to Fort Pierre which will be part of a series of gatherings organized by the South Dakota Department of Agriculture and South Dakota State University Extension.  The forums started last week in Aberdeen and Mobridge and will continue statewide through March.  The meetings are being...
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Jury Trial for Couple Charged in Federal Court with Bank Larceny Moved to March

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The jury trial for a couple charged by a federal grand jury with Bank Larceny has been rescheduled for March.  Ismael Espinoza Ortiz and Alejandra Corral Madrid pleaded not guilty to the charges in November.   Allegations are that the couple took more than $1,000 from the BankWest branch on...
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