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South Dakota Youth Recruits Trained Last Week at Trooper Academy in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) 19 South Dakota teens were trained last week with the Highway Patrol at the Youth Trooper Academy in Pierre. The young adults were chosen from 60 applicants. The academy is for teens who have finished their junior or senior year of High School and this was the third year...
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Shirley Raue Memorial Bench June 29, 2014

Bench Unveiling & Carnival Held to Remember Longtime Pierre Resident

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Families enjoyed a Sunday afternoon of fun at Pierre’s LaBarge Park as part of a day organized to remember a former Pierre resident who brought joy to many. Longtime daycare provider Shirley Raue passed away last December. She cared for hundreds of local youngsters through her childcare business. She...
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Barrel Vault Glass Reinstallation Complete-Lighting to be Added to Highlight Some Panels

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Some sections of stained glass that were removed from the State Capitol were put back in the barrel vault-above the grand marble staircase-last week. The Capitol stained glass project started last August with the removal of glass panels from the Rotunda. Glass from the barrel vault, and House and...
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State Park Visitors Should Leave Fireworks at Home

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Officials with South Dakota’s Game, Fish and Parks Department want to remind visitors to state parks to leave fireworks at home for the upcoming holiday weekend.  Doug Hofer, State Parks Director says campgrounds are traditionally very busy with campers and other visitors enjoying the parks during the Independence Day...
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