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Special Olympics State Tournament Set to Begin Tomorrow

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Special Olympics State Basketball Tournament is going to be underway in the Pierre/Fort Pierre area tomorrow and Saturday. The Pierre area will host the event for three years in a row and this is the second year it is coming to the Capital City and Fort Pierre....
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Daugaard Signs Proposal to Repeal So-Called ‘Daschle Law’

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a measure to change the state’s so-called “Daschle law” that bars a presidential candidate from seeking another office on the same South Dakota ballot. Daugaard’s office on Thursday announced that he approved a proposal to remove the prohibition. The original Republican-backed measure in 2002 faced...
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Most of South Dakota’s Drivers Now Hold Federally Compliant Licenses

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Most of the licensed drivers in the state now hold federally compliant driver licenses, which makes renewing licenses easier. Jane Schrank, director of the Driver Licensing Program says more than 98 percent of the approximately 620,000 licensed drivers in the state now have licenses that comply with federal requirements....
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St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Irish Stew Feed Just Days Away

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Tuesday brings the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Irish Stew Feed to Pierre.  The event is sponsored by the Pierre/Fort Pierre Lions and the Irish Club of Central South Dakota.  Line up for the parade starts Tuesday afternoon around 4:30 pm with staging in the parking lot at...
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