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First Lady Linda Daugaard & Moser Family at 2013 Christmas at the Capitol Lighting Ceremony (Courtesy Photo)

Christmas at the Capitol Officially Opened with Grand Lighting Ceremony Tuesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Yesterday brought the Grand Lighting Ceremony for the 2013 Christmas at the Capitol display. The evening featured entertainment by Surprise Package, the Pierre Youth Orchestra, Capital City Children’s Chorus, soloists Kathy Cruse and Michael Pangburn and the Sioux Falls Roosevelt High School Concert Choir. Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill welcomed...
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Jackley Discusses Possible Run for Re-Election

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Attorney General says he is leaning toward announcing a run for another term in the AG’s office next year.  Marty Jackley was appointed to the position in 2009 to fill a vacancy left by previous Attorney General Larry Long.  He was elected to the position for a...
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Pierre Woman Finds $800 in State’s Lost and Found

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Megan Deal is a bit more thankful this holiday. The second-grade teacher from Pierre recently logged onto the South Dakota Treasurer’s website and found out she had more than $800 coming in unclaimed property. It was from an uncashed paycheck and Internet service refund from when she was in...
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Ethanol’s Rise Can Mean Loss of Hunting Lands

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Since the government began requiring ethanol be added to gasoline, the states of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska have lost 2.8 million acres of land set aside in the U.S. Conservation Reserve Program. Hunters, who are big business in that part of the country, say...
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