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Focus Turns to Barrel Vault as Stained Glass Restoration Project at Capitol Continues

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A project to clean and restore stained glass throughout four different areas of the State Capitol Building is moving into another phase starting next week. Last August, stained glass sections were removed from the Capitol Rotunda and a Wisconsin company has wrapped up work on half of the panels...
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SD Senate OKs New Licenses for Home Brew Helpers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Senate has unanimously approved a bill to license businesses that help home brewers make and bottle malt beverages and wine. It has already passed the House and goes next to Gov. Dennis Daugaard for final review. The bill would require a $250 license for businesses that provide...
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Rawlins Municipal Library to See Upgrades and Expansion in Coming Months

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Changes are expected to take place this year at the Rawlins Municipal Library in Pierre. Preliminary work on a project to add about 850 square feet to the north side of the building is now underway. Library Director Robin Schrupp says along with the expansion of the structure on...
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Woman Sentenced for Stealing from Tribal Police

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An Eagle Butte woman has been sentenced for stealing from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Police Department when she worked there. Forty-one-year-old Kristi Lawrence was given three months in federal custody and six months of home confinement, to be followed by three years of supervised release. She also must pay...
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