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Fort Pierre Fire Department to Offer CPR Classes Next Month

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Fort Pierre Fire Department will be offering certified CPR courses twice during the month of February. Classes will be held February 10th and 17th at the Fort Pierre Fire Hall. The department is covering the cost so there is no fee for the courses. The classes are...
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State’s New Health Secretary Ready to Lead the Department

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard announced the appointment of a new Secretary for the Department of Health this week.  Kim Malsam-Rysdon served as interim secretary for about a month-assuming the position December 15-following the retirement for former secretary Doneen Hollingsworth.   Malsam-Rysdon says health related bills being brought before lawmakers during the...
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Legislative Committee Approves Measures to Tackle Child Sexual Abuse

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state legislative panel has approved proposals to make reporting child sexual abuse allegations clearer and to continue studying how to tackle abuse in South Dakota. The Senate State Affairs Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to send two measures recommended by the Jolene’s Law Task Force to the chamber’s floor. One...
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Attorney General Promotes National Tax Identity Theft Week

PIERRE, SD- (DRG News) Attorney General Marty Jackley announced Monday that National Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week is this week. Tax identity theft occurs when someone acts as an Agent of the Internal Revenue Service and uses a Social Security number to get a tax refund or tries to get personal identifying information. The...
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