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Tourism Leaders Recognized at Thursday Awards Event

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Awards were presented yesterday to top visitor industry leaders and organizations as part of last night’s banquet at the 2013 South Dakota Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Pierre.  The awards were given out by Governor Dennis Daugaard and the South Dakota Department of Tourism.  Of local recipients, Department of...
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Missing Eagle Butte Man Found Safe in Haakon County After Overnight Search

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An Eagle Butte man was found safe in Haakon County after law enforcers from Stanley County and the Game, Fish and Parks Department searched for him overnight.  Deputy Dustin Baxter of the Stanley County Sheriff’s Department says the man, who is in his 40’s, had reportedly run out...
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Tourism Industry in SD Sees Increases in Several Areas from 2011 to 2012

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The economic impact of South Dakota’s visitor industry increased five percent between 2011 and 2012.  The 2012 figures were released last night at the South Dakota Governor’s Conference on Tourism.   Officials say that tourism had a $1.95 billion dollar impact on the state’s economy in 2012 and more than 27,700...
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Senator Lucas Speaks on Social Hosting Bill

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A bill was introduced Thursday at the state capitol that proposes a social host law.  SB 94 would prohibit citizens from permitting the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages on their premises and would set a penalty for those who violate the law.  Mission Democrat, Larry Lucas who is a...
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