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SD Companies Must Sign Up Soon for China Trip

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Officials say companies must apply soon if they want to join Gov. Dennis Daugaard on the next trade mission to China. Pat Costello, commissioner of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, says companies must submit applications by Jan. 17. Costello says companies interested in exporting to China should consider applying...
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Parole Absconder Back In Custody

RAPID CITY, S.D.- (From the S.D. Department of Corrections) A parole absconder who failed to attend sex offender treatment and violated conditions of his supervision is back in custody. Noah Hero turned himself in to his parole agent in Rapid City this morning. He is now incarcerated at the Pennington County Jail. Corrections Secretary...
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Active Shooter Drill Held at State Capitol Wedneday to Prepare State Employees and Responders for Emergency

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An emergency exercise was held at the South Dakota Capitol building Wednesday evening-and organizers say the drill went well.  The joint exercise was put together by South Dakota’s Office of Risk Management,  Department of Public Safety, Office of Homeland Security, and the  U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  It involved...
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Pierre’s Police Chief Appreciative of the Chance for Officers to Participate in Capitol Drill

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) One local law enforcement agency that took part in Wednesday’s emergency drill at the Capitol building was the Pierre Police Department.  Chief Bob Grandpre said about half of his department’s staff members were involved in one way or another in handling the mock report that someone was in the...
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