Gerald Kessler September 20, 2014 at Capitol Building

Wagon Master for 125th Wagon Train Happy with Event

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The man who served as wagon master for the just ended 125th Birthday Wagon Train says he believes the event will re-energize interest in the state’s history and in organizing more wagon trains in the future. Gerald Kessler of Fort Pierre has participated in over 100 wagon trains...
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Prescription Pills and Tablets

Pierre & Eagle Butte Law Enforcers to Participate in DEA’s Operation Take Back

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This Saturday, the Pierre and Eagle Butte Police Departments will take part in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s “Operation Take Back”.  The event gives citizens the opportunity to turn in all prescription medication that is either unused or expired.  “Operation Take Back” will be from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m....
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Judge's Gavel, Scales and Law Book

Defense Lawyer Reacts to Pierre Teen Conviction

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The lawyer for a Pierre teenager convicted of killing one classmate and threatening another says he should have had more time to prepare a defense for a lesser offense. Mike Butler, of Sioux Falls, represents 18-year-old Braiden McCahren, who was found guilty Tuesday in Winner of killing 16-year-old Dalton...
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Doctor with Stethoscope

State Lifts $2M Cap on Employee Health Care Costs

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota can no longer limit how much it pays in health care costs for state employees, but officials say for now that won’t change much. Bureau of Human Resources Commissioner Laurie Gill briefed legislators this week on how mandated changes from the Affordable Care Act will affect the state’s...
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