Governor Dennis Daugaard

SD Governor Proposes Spending Boosts for Schools

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is unveiling a proposed state budget that would use a windfall in unclaimed property receipts to send more money to schools, health care for the poor and pay raises for state employees. Daugaard’s $4.3 billion budget would bump spending in those areas by 3 percent starting in...
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Don’t Miss Out-Guns n’ Hoses/Tyler Wilcox Blood Drive on Day Two Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Today is Day Two of the Tyler Wilcox Memorial/Guns n’ Hoses Blood Drive.  This year is the 8th annual blood drive and it has gone from a one-day event to three-days this year.  The drive was started in 2005 after a local teen, Tyler Wilcox, died of cancer.  Tyler’s...
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South Dakota Map with Pierre Marked

Ag Horizons Conference Underway in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The 2013 Ag Horizons Conference has come to Pierre today and tomorrow.  Caren Assman, Executive Director of South Dakota Wheat Inc. says the number of seminars scheduled through tomorrow will keep attendees busy-and informed. Assman says the seminars cover all different aspects of agriculture.   She says even if attendees...
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Cyber Monday and Tax Collection

MOBRIDGE, S.D. – (DRG News) Cyber Monday shopping has ended with millions of shoppers having logged onto the internet to make holiday purchases.  Seeking deals ranging from free shipping to hundreds of dollars off electronics and half-priced clothing the online spending came after a disappointing Thanksgiving holiday weekend in stores.  The name, Cyber Monday, came...
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