More Than 25 Vehicles Ticketed and Towed for Violating Snow Route Declaration in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Pierre lifted an Emergency Snow Route declaration earlier today; after issuing the designation late yesterday afternoon so crews could work to clear snow from the city’s main thoroughfares. Residents were to have all vehicles off snow routes by midnight so that plowing could take place overnight....
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SD Panel Moves to Further Regulate Amusement Rides

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The President of the Thunder Road attractions is behind a bill to further regulate amusement rides in South Dakota. Organization president and Republican Sen. Al Novstrup of Aberdeen co-sponsored the measure. The South Dakota Commerce Committee voted 6-1 to pass it Tuesday. It already has been approved by the House...
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SD Capitol January 2014 (KGFX Photo)

SD Lawmakers Endorse Waterfowl License Bill

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel has endorsed a plan aimed at ending years of wrangling on nonresident waterfowl hunting licenses. The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee voted to return more control to the state commission that regulates hunting and fishing. By an 8-1 vote, the committee approved a measure...
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Paul Turman July 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Regents Name New Academic Affairs Vice President

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board of Regents has named a new system vice president for academic affairs. The board on Tuesday announced Paul Turman will lead the system’s academic programs and planning efforts. Turman will succeed Sam Gingerich, who will retire later this year. Turman joined the regents’ staff in 2006....
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