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Primary Care Task Force Makes Recommendations

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A task force created to train more primary health care providers for rural areas of South Dakota says health professions’ education programs should work more closely together and that training opportunities in rural areas should be expanded. Those are the recommendations that the Governor’s Primary Care Task Force presented to...
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Electoral Vote Ceremony December 17, 2012 (KGFX Photo)

Official Presidential Vote Cast During Brief Ceremony Monday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Governor,  Lt.  Governor and Attorney General made the state’s Presidential votes official yesterday as the three cast South Dakota’s electoral votes during a brief ceremony at the Capitol.  Though the nation has known the outcome of the election for more than a month, the tradition of casting...
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Man Arrested After Police Respond to Domestic Argument in Pierre Early Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man was arrested early this morning after Pierre Police were told about a domestic argument that was happening–and that the disagreement possibly included a knife.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were called to the Pierre Inn and Suites around midnight and when they arrived, some people...
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Candlelight Vigil on December 17, 2012 (KGFX Photo)

Candlelight Vigil Brings Prayers, Song and Sharing Near the Entrance of the State Capitol

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Monday brought a candlelight vigil to the State Capitol-as people gathered to honor more than 20 people who died Friday in a school shooting in Connecticut.  The half-hour vigil was hosted by the Pierre/Fort Pierre Ministerium.  About 40-50 people gathered outside under the entry of the capitol-at the top...
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