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Fire Department Members Hear from Former Chiefs and Recall 2014 Calls To-Date

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) 2014 has been a busy year for the Pierre Volunteer Fire Department.  Department members gathered yesterday for the annual awards night and elections and looked back at the year.  In comments to the firefighters, Pierre Fire Chief Ian Paul said the department has had 147 calls to-date.  The fire...
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PFD Holds Annual Awards, Election and Banquet Night Thursday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Fire Department held its awards banquet and officer elections Thursday night.  The evening is organized annually to look back at the previous year, give out awards and choose the department’s officers.  Pierre Fire Chief Ian Paul says 2014 has been a good one for the PFD. Paul...
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Bollen Says He’s Pleased With Visa Program Report

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – The former administrator of South Dakota’s investment-for-green-card program says he’s pleased with a recent report that lays blame for problems on a former state official who committed suicide. Joop Bollen tells the American News that the state Government Operations and Audit Committee report “summarizes everything.” The report says actions by...
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Weiland Won’t Run for Democratic Party Chairman

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Former U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland has decided not to run for chairman of the South Dakota Democratic Party. Weiland publicly considered a bid to lead the party in the weeks after the Nov. 4 election, won by Republican Mike Rounds. The Argus Leader reports that Weiland in an...
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