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State Committee Hopes to Raise Child Sex Abuse Awareness

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Members of a South Dakota committee tasked with studying child sex abuse in the state say the issue is more prevalent than most of the public often believes. Jolene’s Task Force met for its first time Tuesday at the state capitol. The task force is made up of legislators, child...
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AARP Holding Educational Sessions on Fighting Fraud

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakotans have been receiving tips this summer to avoid becoming a victim of fraud; as AARP South Dakota has scheduled a series of meetings across the state-designed to help outsmart con artists.  The hour-long educational meetings are taking place in each South Dakota county and are being organized...
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City of Fort Pierre Starts New Events and Attractions Website

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Fort Pierre is using a new website to highlight upcoming events, local attractions and businesses in the city.  Mayor Gloria Hanson says the new website was put online a few months ago and came about after an Occupancy Tax was enacted in the city last...
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Kansas Man Arrested for Damage Caused to Statue at Pierre Business

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Kansas teen was arrested early this morning for Intentional Damage and an alcohol violation as the result of an incident at a Pierre convenience store. Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says 18-year-old Gage Riggs of Iuka, Kansas was arrested just after midnight on charges of Intentional Damage to...
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