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Former State Auditor Passes Away-Flags to be Lowered to Half-Staff at State Capitol Saturday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard’s office announced today that a former state Auditor passed away over the weekend.  Betty Larson Casey of Gettysburg died Sunday at Hospice of the Hills in Rapid City at age 80.  She served as state auditor from 1961-1963.  Governor Daugaard has ordered that the flag at...
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Wellmark Check Presentation May 14, 2013 for Local VEGGIES Program

Wellmark Foundation Presents Grant for Local VEGGIES Program

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Discovery Center received a grant today that it will use to implement the VEGGIES (Volunteers and Educators Growing Gardens with Eager Students) program.  The $18,760 grant is provided by the Wellmark Foundation and will help create a culture in which fresh fruit and vegetable consumption is...
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Indian Child Welfare Act Summit to be Held in Rapid City

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn, Bureau of Indian Affairs officials and leaders from South Dakota’s nine Indian tribes are gathering in Rapid City this week to discuss Indian child foster care in the state. The summit, scheduled for Wednesday through Friday, is in response to allegations that...
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Thune Among Guests at Neuharth Memorial on Friday

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) – NBC’S Tom Brokaw, U.S. Sen. John Thune and University of South Dakota President James Abbott will be among the colleagues and friends paying tribute to USA Today founder Al Neuharth during a memorial service Friday. The service will be at the University of South Dakota at 10 a.m. and feature...
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