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SD Lawmakers Ponder Medicaid Expansion Questions

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state official says South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard decided against expanding Medicaid to cover thousands of additional low-income residents because he’s uncertain the federal government can afford to pay the bulk of the cost. Deb Bowman, a senior adviser to the governor, says Daugaard’s decision is based on available...
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Next Week Brings Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Classes to Pierre and Gettysburg

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The SDSU Extension Service in Pierre will host two private pesticide applicator certification classes next week.  The first class will be in Pierre at the SDSU Pierre Regional Extension Center in the Kenyon Building at 412 West Missouri Avenue on Monday at 1:30 p.m. Central.  The Monday class should...
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Morning Fire Destroys Pierre Home

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A trailer home in an east Pierre neighborhood was heavily damaged in a morning fire.  The Pierre Volunteer Fire Department was called to 139 Lakeview Court this morning about 8:55 a.m. to the report of a structure fire.  Chief Bill Alexander says smoke was showing from the rear of...
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Woman Sentenced for Guilty Plea to Aggravated Assault of an Officer

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre woman was sentenced to spend five years in prison for her guilty plea to Aggravated Assault Against a Law Enforcement Officer.  21-year-old Amada Portillo was arrested on various charges last October after police were told that she was attempting to assault another person with a knife and...
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