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U.S. House Passes HHEATT Act-Noem Urges Passage in Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (DRG News) Representative Kristi Noem says legislation passed in the U.S. House Tuesday will help provide relief to those who have been impacted by propane shortages. The “Home Heating Emergency Assistance through Transportation, or HHEATT Act, extends a U.S. Department of Transportation emergency declaration through May 31 to allow tank truck...
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2014 Pierre Polar Plunge to Raise Money for Special Olympics South Dakota Athletes

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) On March 16, several volunteers will be “Freezin’ for a Reason” as part of the 2014 Pierre Polar Plunge for the benefit of Special Olympics South Dakota.  The plunges are held each year at different locations throughout the state and are presented by South Dakota Law Enforcement as part...
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Pheasant Habitat Work Group Has Its First Meeting

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The members of the South Dakota Pheasant Habitat Work Group gathered for their initial meeting last week in Pierre.  The 13-member group is made up of members selected by Governor Dennis Daugaard after last December’s Pheasant Habitat Summit.  The task force is made up of sportsmen, landowners, lawmakers, government...
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SD Panel Kills Texting and Driving Ban, One Remains

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota battle between two proposed texting while driving bans has come to an end. The House Transportation Committee voted 8-4 Thursday to defeat the Senate version of the ban. It would have made texting while driving a petty offense with a $100 fine. Supporters of the measure say...
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