Rotunda Floor

Capitol Rotunda Floor to Receive Additional Support System

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Capitol Rotunda floor will soon be the focus of work-as the glass prism floor will be getting an additional support system. The project to reinforce the floor in the more than 100 year old Capitol will start next week and should be complete in early October. Paul Kinsman,...
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Rain Gauge

June Brought Warm and Dry Conditions to Parts of Central and NE SD

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says that last month brought warmer and drier than normal conditions in parts of the state. Highs for the month in central and northeast South Dakota were in the 90’s to around 100 degrees. The weather service says average monthly temperatures were from around two...
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State Capitol

Embattled Secretary of State Employee Resigns

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state employee who is the subject of an investigation into the South Dakota secretary of state’s office has resigned. Secretary of State Jason Gant announced Friday that Pat Powers has resigned to spend more time with his children and pursue business opportunities in the private sector. Republican State Sen....
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U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court Ruling Could Affect 3 SD Inmates

PIERRE, S.D. (AP/Attorney General’s Office) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says officials have identified three inmates in the state prison system who are serving mandatory life sentences for murders they committed when they were younger than 18. A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision says mandatory life-without-parole sentences for juvenile homicide offenders violates...
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