Linda Daugaard

First Lady to Hold Book Walk August 11

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) First Lady Linda Daugaard will hold the second annual book walk for children at the Governor’s Mansion next month.  The event will be Monday, August 11 at 6:30 p.m. and will be held in the backyard of the Governor’s Residence.  Children in junior kindergarten through the second grade are...
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Common Sunflower Disease Found in the Dakotas

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The National Sunflower Association says a common sunflower disease has been found in fields across the Dakotas after a wet planting season. The group says downy mildew was been found in about two-thirds of fields surveyed over the last two weeks in North Dakota and South Dakota. About 70 fields...
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Former South Dakotan Expected to be Spotlighted on TV Crime Show Sunday Night

A Texas man who was originally from the Pierre/Fort Pierre area is expected to be featured in a segment on a national TV crime show this weekend. In May, the U.S. Marshals Service added convicted sex offender and escapee Kevin Patrick Stoeser to its 15 Most Wanted fugitive list. The list is the Marshals...
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SDGF&P Conservation Officers Stress Boating Safety

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) As central South Dakotans enjoy their time outdoors this summer, Game, Fish and Parks officials remind people to be safe on local waterways. Sully County Conservation Officer Andy Schmahl says the G F & P patrols the river during the busy summer months-and is mostly concerned with making sure...
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