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South Dakota Transportation Safety Conference Held in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The 2015 South Dakota Transportation Safety Conference wrapped up today in Pierre.  The event was held at the Ramkota and was organized by the South Dakota Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration-according to Mike Behm-Project Development Program Manager for the SDDOT. Behm says 2013 saw over 16,000...
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Kenny Rogers and the John Conlee Show to be Part of This Year’s SD State Fair

HURON, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota State Fair announced Wednesday that Kenny Rogers and the John Conlee Show will perform at this year’s event.   Rogers-known for classic hits like “The Gambler”, “Lucille” and “Lady” and Conlee-one of music’s great storytellers with top charting songs like “Rose Colored Glasses” and “Common Man”-will perform...
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Governor Dennis Daugaard Signs Juvenile Justice Overhaul Measure

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a proposal that attempts to shift juvenile offenders toward community-based services and significantly decrease the number committed to the care of the Department of Corrections. Daugaard signed the bill Thursday flanked by lawmakers and staff who helped pass one of his key policy proposals for...
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Bicameral Group in SD Passes College Scholarship Increases

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A bicameral group of South Dakota legislators has voted to increase the per-student amount of funding available to incoming college students eligible for the Opportunity Scholarship. Legislators voted to amend the bill Thursday to allow incoming South Dakota students to receive up to $1,300 for their first three years of...
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