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Governor Daugaard Appoints Pierre Man to Parole Board

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man has been appointed to the South Dakota Board of Pardons and Paroles.  Governor Dennis Daugaard has appointed Mark R. Smith to the position.  He will succeed William Grode of Rapid City, who recently resigned from the board.  Smith was a state assistant attorney general for 11...
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Meeting to be Thursday as Preparations Underway for Earth Awareness Week in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A meeting will be held tomorrow at Pierre’s City Hall, as planning is underway for “Earth Awareness Week” April 21-27.  The event will be noted as part of Pierre’s “Go Green and Clean” campaign-originally started by Mayor Laurie Gill.  Leaders of businesses, civic groups and organizations can learn more...
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Man Enters Guilty Plea to Third Degree Rape and Aggravated Incest

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man entered a guilty plea yesterday to two counts as part of a plea agreement.  25-year-old Adam Arterberry was originally charged with Rape First Degree of a Victim Less Than 13 for an incident that occurred in March of last year.  In court Tuesday, Arterberry entered a guilty...
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SD Eligibility Change for Prenatal Care in Trouble

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A plan to provide government-funded prenatal care to more pregnant women appears headed for defeat in the South Dakota Legislature. Prenatal care is now provided to women earning up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level. The Senate had passed a bill that would have relaxed the eligibility in...
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