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Patrolman and Family Members Discuss Senseless Alcohol Related Accident at DRG’s Think and Drive Program

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Speakers at Tuesday’s Think and Drive-Stay Alive Program, presented by Dakota Radio Group at Riggs High School, say they hope the program makes students think twice about driving impaired. South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Mark Weibrecht was the opening guest during Think and Drive Tuesday morning, recalling his involvement...
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House Commemoration and Possible Upcoming Events Mark 25 Years Since Filming of Dances With Wolves

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) One House Commemoration brought before state lawmakers during the main run of this year’s Legislative Session was the first recognition this year for what is the 25th anniversary of the filming of Dances With Wolves in South Dakota. The Academy award winning movie was directed, produced by and featured...
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March 19, 2014 Removal of Stained Glass from Capitol Barrel Vault

SD Capitol Glass Repairs on Track, ‘Fascinating’

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Crews are back in the state Capitol to dismantle and repair its century-old stained glass windows. A state official says the project is moving as expected and has been “fascinating.” A crew from Wisconsin is now removing 60 out of 90 panels from the barrel vaulted skylight over the main...
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SD Judges Ignore Order in Native Children Lawsuit

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A federal judge has given four current circuit judges in South Dakota two weeks to either abide by his orders or explain why they refuse to issue transcripts of custody hearings involving Native American children. The Rapid City Journal reports Chief U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Viken issued the order...
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