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Incoming GF&P Head Cleared in Ethics Complaint

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The incoming secretary of the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks was cleared of ethics allegations in Alaska, though critics say it was due to a technicality. Gov. Dennis Daugaard last week announced that South Dakota native Kelly Hepler will replace Jeff Vonk, who is retiring in January...
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IT Office Including Computers and Worker

State and South Dakota EPSCoR Sponsoring IT Academy

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The state is partnering with South Dakota EPSCoR to sponsor an IT Academy this coming spring and summer to help fill a need for in-demand computer programming and Informational Technology professionals. Partnering institutions in the program include Capital University Center in Pierre. Governor Dennis Daugaard says the academy will...
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PARS/Feeding South Dakota to Hold Second Produce & Fruit Giveaway Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Today brings the second produce and fruit giveaway to Pierre within the past week. Pierre Area Referral Service is partnering up with Feeding South Dakota to pass out produce and fruit at no cost. PARS Executive Director Laura White says there will be at least 300 bags of produce...
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Another Impressive Christmas at the Capitol Display is History

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The annual Capitol Christmas Tree display in Pierre wrapped up over the weekend-after a month of welcoming guests from across the state and around the country. This year was the 34th anniversary for “Christmas at the Capitol” and it included nearly 100 decorated trees throughout the building. Organizers began...
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