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Pierre’s Police Chief Says Department’s Officer Division Now Fully Staffed

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department now has a full staff of officers-with yesterday’s addition of new patrolman Matthew Shaver. Police Chief Dave Panzer says there are now more than 25 sworn officers in the Pierre PD. He says officer numbers are where they should be for the size of the...
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Committee Approves Call for Balanced Budget Amendment

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota Senate committee has approved a proposal that calls for a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution to require a balanced federal budget. The Senate State Affairs committee voted 5 to 3 Friday to send the resolution to the full Senate. If it’s approved, South Dakota would join...
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I Hate Winter Party in Mobridge on Saturday

MOBRIDGE, SD- (DRG News) Earlier, we spoke to Haden Merkel of the Mobridge Chamber of Commerce about the I Hate Winter party taking place at the Scherr Howe Arena in Mobridge on Saturday, February 7th, 2015. Hayden talked about what time the event will start and the process of getting the event set up....
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Panel Approves Roughly $50 Million Transportation Bill

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state Senate panel has approved a roughly $50 million road and bridge funding package that’s based on Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s transportation proposal. The Senate State Affairs Committee on Friday approved some changes to the governor’s plan, which raises transportation funding through a variety of increases in fuel taxes, fees...
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