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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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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Man Accused of Shooting Trooper is a Former Police Officer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A man accused of shooting a Highway Patrol trooper during a standoff near Kimball is a former law officer himself. Forty-two-year-old Donald London was a police officer in Wheatland, Wyoming, in 1998-99. His career there ended when he was imprisoned for passing counterfeit money. Wheatland Police Chief Randy Chesser...
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Report: $25M for Lower Brule Tribe Unaccounted For

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A new report from an international human rights advocacy organization shows millions of taxpayer dollars meant to benefit members of the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation have disappeared throughout several years. The Human Rights Watch has determined that about $25 million intended for essential services, economic development and the alleviation...
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