SD Capitol January 2014 (KGFX Photo)

GOAC Committee to Discuss Bollen’s Responses

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Lawmakers on a legislative committee in Pierre plan to review information from the man who formerly administered the federal EB-5 investment-for-green-card program in South Dakota. The Government Operations and Audit Committee will review written testimony from Joop Bollen today. Last month, legislators sent Bollen 75 questions and a request for...
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Capitol Inn and Suites November 12, 2014

Fire at Capitol Inn Called “Out” But Firefighters Watching for Flare Ups

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Authorities indicate that the fire at the Capitol Inn and Suites is officially out, but the scene of the fire remains secured by law enforcement officers and a small squad of firefighters is still at the site this evening. Pierre Police Chief Dave Panzer says most fire units were...
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Illinois Man Hurt Tuesday Morning in Hunting Related Incident Near Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An Illinois man was wounded yesterday in what authorities believe was a hunting accident near Pierre. Sergeant Darin Johnson with the Hughes County Sheriff’s Office says three men were waterfowl hunting Tuesday morning and one of the three was hurt when he was hit by a shotgun blast. Johnson...
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South Dakota’s New Tribal Relations Secretary Comments on the Job

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) October 28 was the first day on the job for South Dakota’s new tribal relations secretary.  Steve Emery was named to replace former secretary J.R. LaPlante who resigned from the position in April to take a job as an assistant U.S. attorney in Sioux Falls.  Emery says he was...
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