Dancers at State Tribal Relations Day February 27, 2015

SD Tribal Relations Secretary Happy with Outcome of State Tribal Relations Day

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Tribal Relations Secretary weighed in Thursday on the just ended two day State-Tribal Relations event in Pierre. Steve Emery says the annual gathering held Wednesday and Thursday went well and brought dialogue on a number of topics. Emery says having representatives of all tribes in one location...
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Thorstenson Recaps Mobridge Rodeo Association’s Gala Event

MOBRIDGE, SD- (DRG News) Earlier today, we spoke to Pat Thorstenson who gave a recap of last week’s Mobridge Rodeo Association Gala. Pat talked about the turnout for the event.   He also talked about how the Mobridge Rodeo Association will benefit from the money that was raised.   Thorstenson talked about other fundraising...
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Senate Panel Approves Compromise Bicycle Passing Proposal

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state Senate committee has approved a measure advocates say will help lessen the danger of passing vehicles to cyclists. The Senate Transportation Committee today unanimously passed the proposal, which had previously faced some speed bumps in the House over how the issue should be addressed. Transportation Department attorney William...
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Egg Production from South Dakota Chickens Down 8 Percent

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture says there was an 8 percent drop in egg production from chickens in South Dakota last year. The USDA released its year-end numbers for 2014 on Thursday. The data show there were 752 million eggs laid in the state during the year ending on...
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