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Justice Change Could Save $162 Million in 10 Years

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota official says the state could save an estimated $162 million in the next decade if the Legislature approves a plan to improve the rehabilitation of convicted criminals by treating more nonviolent offenders outside prison walls. Jim Seward, Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s legal counsel, says the state could spend...
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Screening of The Buffalo King to Come to State 1-2-3 Theater in February

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The hour long documentary called “The Buffalo King” will be shown at Pierre’s State 1-2-3 Theater next month.  The biographical film recants the story of James (Scotty) Philip, one of the state’s most influential figures. He is known as “the man who saved the buffalo”.  It follows Philip from...
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PVFD Puts Out Car Fire Monday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Volunteer Fire Department responded to the report of a vehicle on fire yesterday afternoon.  Pierre Deputy Fire Chief Ian Paul says the fire was called in about 2:15 p.m. at Miracle Motors on East Wells Avenue.  He says before the fire, employees had jump started the 1994...
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Pierre School Board Approves Steps Which Could Lead to New Elementary Building

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board gave the okay yesterday for two preliminary steps that could eventually result in the construction of a new elementary building in Pierre.   Superintendent Dr. Kelly Glodt requested that the board consider having three district buildings appraised and also authorize a study which will look at...
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