Stained Glass Removal from Barrel Vault March 19, 2014

Barrel Vault Stained Glass Removal Complete

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A majority of the stained glass sections from the barrel vault above the grand marble staircase at the South Dakota Capitol building have been taken out–as part of a project to clean and restore the building’s glass features. A temporary deck was built over the staircase to allow workers...
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Agricultural Equipment Sales Soar in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Good years in agriculture have led to a boom in farm equipment sales in South Dakota. The Argus Leader reports that tax receipts from sales of tractors, irrigation equipment and other agricultural machinery went from $12 million in 2005 to $41 million last year. Economist Matthew Diersen says there...
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Sioux Horse Effigy Photo (Courtesy of the South Dakota State Historical Society Website0

Exhibit Examines SD’s Environmental History

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota State Historical Society is getting set to debut a new exhibit on South Dakota’s environmental history. “South Dakota Environments: A Window to Past Times” opens Saturday, April 5, in the Observation Gallery of the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. Museum director Jay Smith says the exhibit features...
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SD Official Warns of Robocall Credit Card Scam

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An automated phone message has been prompting MasterCard customers to enter their card numbers in the dial pad. The South Dakota Attorney General warns consumers that this robocall is a scam. The caller ID number tied to the calls belongs to a Houston insurance company that is reportedly not associated...
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