Verendrye Museum (KGFX Photo)

Verendrye Museum to Hold Annual Meeting Saturday

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Verendrye Museum of Fort Pierre will hold its annual meeting tomorrow.  Verendrye Museum President Darby Nutter says the meeting will take place Saturday at the Fort Pierre Senior Center.  Nutter says there will be a meal, annual officer elections, a program and more. Dinner is to be...
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Smithsonian Affiliate Flag at Cultural Heritage Center (KGFX Photo)

Museum of SDSHS Announces New Smithsonian Institution Affiliation

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A new affiliation was announced yesterday between the Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.  Jay D. Vogt, director of the State Historical Society said the new endeavor brings various elements of the Smithsonian to South Dakota and offers opportunities for...
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Hughes County Jail

Second Person Arrested in Pierre/Fort Pierre Area Car Theft Cases

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) One Pierre teen appeared in court yesterday for an initial appearance linked to recent vehicle thefts-while another was arrested Thursday as part of the same crime spree.  18-year-old Robert Larson made his first court appearance via an interactive TV link to the Pierre courthouse from the Hughes County Jail...
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State Capitol

SD Lawmakers Work on Business Recruitment Plans

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota legislative leaders say they are working to find a new way to provide financial incentives that would help recruit new businesses to the state. Voters in the November election rejected Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s plan to use tax money to give incentive grants to companies that otherwise would...
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