Sec. Bob McDonald presented the Pillars of Excellence Awards to SDDVA Secretary Zimmerman and Deputy Secretary Pollard) (Courtesy Photo)

SDDVA Recognized for Innovative Efforts Through 2014′s Operation RAV

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This week, the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs was honored for its work in 2014 on Operation Reaching All Veterans. Tuesday, Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald named the recipients of the 2015 Abraham Lincoln Pillars of Excellence Awards at the National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs...
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Governor to Sign Bill Authorizing New Games for Deadwood

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Deadwood gambling advocates are claiming victory in their year-long push to allow three new games in the historic outlaw town. The state House on Thursday voted 46-22 to approve the proposal to allow keno, craps and roulette in the historic mining town. Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s spokeswoman says he will sign...
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Property Tax Assessments Approaching

MOBRIDGE, SD- (DRG News) Earlier today, we spoke to Debbie Kahl, Director of Equalization for the Walworth County Department of Equalization, about the property tax assessments that are approaching. She talked about what it will mean for citizens in the community.   Kahl also talked about the process that goes into these assessments.  
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SD House Defeats Plan Requiring Parental Consent for Tanning

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A proposal that would have required parental consent for minors to use indoor tanning beds at salons has died in the state Legislature. The state House voted Wednesday 40-29 against the plan, which faced opposition in part because it would have put more burdens on small businesses. Republican Rep. Scott...
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