2015 South Dakota Governors Awards in the Arts

Governor’s 2015 Awards in the Arts to be Given Out February 10

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The 22nd Governor’s Awards in the Arts ceremony will be held in Pierre next week.  The biennial awards honor the achievements of South Dakota artists and arts leaders.  One local resident, Jeannette Beemer of Pierre, will be one of the recipients of this year’s awards.  Beemer will receive the...
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NWS Says January Brought a Variety of Temperatures to the Region

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The month of January saw a mix of temperatures in central and northeast South Dakota-according to the National Weather Service.  The month started out very cold across the region with daily temperature departures of up to 20 to 25 degrees below normal from the beginning of the month through...
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Highway Lane Marker Lines

Roads and Other Topics Discussed at District 24 Legislative Cracker Barrel

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The three lawmakers from central South Dakota’s District 24 appeared Monday at a cracker barrel, organized by the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce and the Pierre/Fort Pierre Rotary Club.  Representatives Mary Duvall and Tim Rounds and Senator Jeff Monroe, all Republicans, spoke and answered questions at yesterday’s gathering.    Rounds...
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Committee Approves Proposal to Bar Pre-Payment for Abortions

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A legislative panel has approved a measure that would prohibit abortion providers in South Dakota from accepting payment until the day a procedure is scheduled to be performed. The House Health and Human Services Committee on Tuesday passed the proposal sponsored by Republican Rep. Nancy Rasmussen. Rasmussen says providers shouldn’t...
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