Scales, Gavel and Flag

Judge Rules SD Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal judge has declared South Dakota’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, but has stayed the decision pending appeal. U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier on Monday issued a summary judgment in favor of the six couples who filed the lawsuit. The federal complaint challenges both South Dakota’s ban on gay...
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South Dakota Capitol on Inaugural Day 2015 January 10, 2015

Governor Daugaard Discusses New Term and Other Topics at Inaugural

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Saturday brought a day that was full of activities in Pierre linked to the 2015 Inaugural. State house of representatives members and state senators were sworn in from their respective chambers Saturday morning at 11 and Dennis Daugaard and other state officials took the oath of office during a...
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Governor Dennis Daugaard Being Sworn into Office for Second Term January 10, 2015 (Photo courtesy of Chad Coppess)

Governor Daugaard Sworn In for Another Term Saturday-Delivering Second Inaugural Address

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard offered his second inaugural address Saturday after taking the oath of office for his new term. In the address, Daugaard told the crowd gathered in the Capitol that he believes the oath ceremony is more of an honor the second time around compared to the first-time-in...
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Pierre Fire Department Logo at Station One

PVFD Called to BGCCA Sunday Morning After Being Summoned by Sounding Alarm

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Volunteer Fire Department spent about an hour early Sunday at the Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area in Pierre where an alarm was sounding.  Firefighters were told an alarm was going off about 2:00 a.m. yesterday at the club at 110 S. Ree Street.  When...
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