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Daugaard Asks for Flags at Half-Staff For Shooting Victims

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard has asked that all flags in the state be flown at half-staff through Wednesday in respect for the victims of last week’s mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado. The Governor says President Barack Obama ordered that flags be flown at half-staff for the next few days at...
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SDSU Drought Meetings Today at Regional Extension Centers

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) SDSU is hosting Drought Updates today at its SDSU Extension Regional Centers throughout the state. The meetings will bring together experts from across South Dakota to talk about the drought and its impact on crops, livestock and those involved in agriculture throughout South Dakota. Ruth Beck, Agronomy Crops Field...
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Ex-Tribal Council Member Receives 1-Month Sentence

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A former Crow Creek tribal council member has been sentenced on accusations he concealed information from authorities investigating a bribery conspiracy on the South Dakota reservation. Loren “Rocky” Fallis pleaded guilty earlier to misprision of a felony. The U.S. attorney’s office says the 58-year-old Fallis lied about a meeting...
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Public Artwork Spices Up South Dakota State Buildings

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A state-sponsored program that aims to promote the work of South Dakota artists while sprucing up state government buildings is seeking artists’ work. The Art for State Building program was created in 2007 to add artwork to the state’s permanent collection. The program is appropriated $20,000 each year to...
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