Governor Dennis Daugaard

SD Governor Proposing State Budget to Legislature

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is ready to propose a new state budget. The Republican governor is outlining his budget plan in a speech Tuesday afternoon to the South Dakota Legislature. In the past week, Daugaard has said he will recommend a pay raise for state employees and increases...
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Feed My Starving Children Event December 1, 2012 in Pierre

December 1 Feed My Starving Children Event Packs More than 108,000 Meals

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Organizers say that more than 100,000 meals were prepared for the hungry during an event held Saturday at a Pierre church. Community Bible Church hosted Twin Cities based Feed My Starving Children for the meal packaging activity.  Final tallies show that 531 people volunteered to help with the effort-from...
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SD Department of Agriculture

SDDA Awards Youth Grants

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) 26 grants have been awarded by the South Dakota Department of Agriculture’s Building our South Dakota Rural Communities grant program.  The grants are given out each year to 4-H Clubs, FFA Chapters, and Family Career and Community Leaders of America Chapters.  Walt Bones, South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture...
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Dwayne Prince Honored at 2012 Ag Banquet

Prince Honored as Outstanding Farmer/Rancher at Ag Appreciation Banquet

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Stanley County producer was named the Outstanding Farmer/Rancher at Saturday’s 30th annual Ag Appreciation Banquet.  The event is hosted by the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce Agri-Interest Committee.  Dwayne Prince was honored Saturday after being nominated for the annual award.  Dwayne and his wife Dori live and...
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