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Gilbertson: State Should Examine Prevalence of Elder Abuse

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson has proposed evaluating the financial abuse of the elderly in South Dakota. Gilbertson in his Wednesday State of the Judiciary speech to lawmakers discussed proposals he says are making a difference in South Dakota. Those include a program to attract attorneys to...
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Governor Dennis Daugaard Swearing In January 10, 2015 (Photo by Chad Coppess)

Inaugural Committee to Hold After Action Meeting Thursday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Members of a committee that worked to put on the 2015 Inaugural celebration will gather for an “after-action” meeting tomorrow.  Saturday brought a day of events to Pierre, including swearing in ceremonies for lawmakers and state officials and two formal balls-one at the Capitol and a second at the...
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SD Capitol January 2014 (KGFX Photo)

Area Lawmakers Discuss Governor’s Transportation Proposals

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s roads and highways were a popular discussion topic among legislators at the Capitol yesterday–following Governor Dennis Daugaard’s State of the State speech. Daugaard proposed changes to taxes and fees to raise about $50 million dollars for work on roads and bridges in the state. The revenue from...
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School Board Learns About Proposed Peer Leadership Program for Riggs HS

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board heard Monday about a Peer Leadership Program proposed for freshman age students at Riggs High School.  Rob Coverdale, Assistant Principal at Riggs told the board at this week’s meeting that the transition from middle school to high school can be tough for some students for...
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