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SD Panel Delays Vote on Armed School Sentinel Rule

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota commission has delayed a vote on rules for training teachers, other staff or volunteers to be designated as armed sentinels to provide security in school districts. The Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission originally planned to certify the sentinels. But the panel had to change the...
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Public Safety Exercise to be Held July 24 at Riggs High School-Public Reminded It’s Just a Drill

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A full scale exercise will be held at Riggs High School next Wednesday, July 24.  According to a release from the Pierre Police Department and Pierre School District, the exercise will be focused around a predesigned critical incident at the school.  It will involve several different public safety agencies...
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Local Businesswoman Named Realtor of the Year by Central SD Board of Realtors

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A broker/owner from a Pierre real estate firm has been named as the 2013 Realtor of the Year by the Central Board of Realtors.  Meredith Lee was chosen for the honor based on selection criteria which includes being faithful to principles of organized real estate, laws and regulations of...
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AAA South Dakota Says This Week’s State Gas Price Average at Four Week High

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (DRG News) This week’s average price for regular self-serve gasoline is said to be the highest it’s been since late June.  AAA South Dakota says the gas price on Tuesday was $3.65, which compares to the previous high of $3.64 which was noted June 25.  Marilyn Buskohl, spokeswoman for AAA...
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