Miranda Panzer at FBI Academy

Pierre Teen Completes Youth Leadership Program at FBI Academy

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre teen has quite a story to tell regarding how she spent part of her summer vacation. 17-year-old Miranda Panzer, who’s a student at Riggs High School, attended the FBI Youth Leadership program at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Panzer’s father, Captain Dave Panzer, works for the...
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SD Asks Flags be Half-Staff for Shooting Victims

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is asking that all flags in South Dakota be flown at half-staff from a.m. until sunset through Friday in respect for victims of the mass shooting at Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Daugaard noted that President Barack Obama ordered all flags be lowered to half-staff at all public buildings...
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Attorney General Marty Jackley

SD AG: No Evidence of Crime in Surgery Scar Claim

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says an investigation has found no evidence of mistreatment involving allegations that a Rapid City hospital intentionally carved the letters “KKK” into a patient’s chest during surgery. Vernon Traversie, a 69-year-old Lakota man, has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that surgeons at Rapid City...
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SD Official Urges Vaccinations for Kids

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota health official says parents of pre-teens and college freshmen should make sure their kids are vaccinated for a couple of diseases before heading back to school. State epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger says college freshmen living in dorms and unvaccinated students entering high school are at high risk for...
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