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SD Legislature Approves Texting While Driving Ban

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – After years of debate on the issue, the South Dakota Legislature has finally approved a statewide ban on texting while driving. The state House voted 52-18 in favor of the measure on Thursday, while senators approved it by a 28-7 vote. The measure makes texting behind the wheel a petty...
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2014 Think and Drive-Stay Alive Coming to Riggs Theater and Dakota Radio Group Stations Tuesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Join Pierre based stations of the Dakota Radio Group on Tuesday as we bring another broadcast of Think and Drive Stay Alive.  Once again, we’ll present the program before students from Riggs High School Theater.  The Dakota Radio Group has featured a number of different guests through Think and...
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Boys and Girls Club Continues Giveaways Through Great Futures Mega Raffle

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Another drawing was held yesterday as part of the Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area’s Great Futures Mega Raffle. Three finalists were chosen Wednesday morning for the March drawing. They were Rob Anderson, Jill Schmitz and Tom Smith. During a drawing among the trio yesterday at Wegner...
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Pierre School Board Gets Update on Pierre Students Served Through Dental Dental’s Dakota Smiles Program

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) It’s been ten years since Delta Dental of South Dakota started its outreach program “Dakota Smiles”. The organization now has two mobile dental service trucks, the Care Mobile and Smile Mobile, traveling the state to deliver dental treatment. Carrie Mikkonen, who serves as the Program Manager for Dakota Smiles...
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