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U.S. Forest Service Specialty Mule Pack String Coming to Fort Pierre and Pierre

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A special pack of mules will make appearances in the next few days in Pierre and Fort Pierre. The animals are part of the U.S. Forest Service’s Region 2 Specialty Mule Pack String-and they are usually used to haul equipment in mountainous terrain in the Forest Service’s 5-state...
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Stained Glass Segments Returning to Capitol Rotunda

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Stained glass pieces from the Capitol Rotunda are being returned to the building-after being away for restoration work for about a year. The century old stained glass windows were removed in mid-August of 2013 and since then, have been cleaned, repaired and restored by workers with Conrad Schmitt Studios...
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South Dakota Awarded $12 Million Dollar TIGER Grant

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Department of Transportation has been awarded a $12 million dollar Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant.  Governor Dennis Daugaard announced the grant award yesterday-saying that it is the result of efforts by the Department of Transportation, the Legislature, the state’s Congressional delegation and many local...
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Former US Senate Hopeful Walker Arrested in SD

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Former U.S. Senate candidate Clayton Walker who’s been indicted on election law violations has been arrested for reportedly threatening state employees. South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says Walker was arrested Wednesday on three counts of threatening by electronic device. He was also arrested for violating the terms of his...
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